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Kyle Amber Clark, ’04 & G-’06, has been named Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer at The Learning Center for the Deaf in Framingham, Massachusetts. Ms. Clark, who has been a faculty member in the Department of Counseling, will begin at The Learning Center in September.
Ms. Clark has participated in numerous presentations and panel discussions on mental health counseling, Deaf culture, empathy, and intersectionality. She has served on the Faculty of Color Coalition Committee at Gallaudet. Kyle Amber has worked with organizations nationwide, including Deaf Abused Women’s Network, CSD Unites, the National Association of the Deaf, National Black Deaf Advocates, and Maryland School for the Deaf.
The Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer position is part of The Learning Center’s overall Strategic Plan to Advance Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, which was announced in July. The plan includes both long-term and short-term goals to dismantle racism on both macro and micro levels.
Congratulations and best wishes to Ms. Clark
Roberto E. Wirth, E-’74 & H-’09, passed away on June 5 in Rome, Italy. Mr. Wirth was owner and managing director of the Hotel Hassler in Rome, one of the most prestigious family-owned hotels in the world, and owned several other hotels and resorts throughout Italy. He was a strong advocate for deaf people in...
Alumnus Timel Benton has signed a contract with the Bay Area Panthers of the Indoor Football League (IFL). Benton, who graduated last month, is the first Gallaudet Bison to sign a professional football contract since Tony Tatum signed on with the Utah Blaze in the now-disbanded Arena Football League (AFL) in May 2013. Benton was...
James Caverly, ’11, who plays Theo Dimas in Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building, will play Professor Harold Hill in the Olney Theatre Center’s summer production of Meredith Willson’s Tony-winning musical The Music Man, which opens tonight and runs through July 23. The show’s official opening is on Thursday, June 23. Sandra Mae Frank, ’13,...
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