A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
We make it easy for you to apply and enter here.
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Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
GUAAExecutive Director:Sam Sonnenstrahl, '79 & G-'84 Peikoff Alumni House (PAH)
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The LCCF Edward Miner Gallaudet Award is presented to a deaf or hearing leader from any place in the world who is working to promote the well-being of deaf people worldwide.
2020 No Award2019 Ian Dhanoolal (Trinidad and Tobago)2018 No Award2017 Stephen Lombard (South Africa)2016 Dr. Valery Rukhledev (Russia)2015 Usman Ahmed Nahuche, '91 (Nigeria)2014 Alvaro Ernesto De Leon Espinoza (Guatemala)2013 Nassozi B. Kiyaga, G-'03 (Uganda)2012 Wilma Newhoudt-Druchen, '92 & G-'05 (South Africa) 2011 Ezekiel W. Sambo, '70 (Nigeria)2010 Dr. Robert R. Davila, ’53 (MD) 2009 Dr. Nigel Patrick "Paddy" Ladd (United Kingdom) 2008 Helga Stevens (Belgium) 2007 Aloysius N. Bibum, '85 & Margaret Bibum (Cameroon) 2006 Dr. I. King Jordan, '70 (DC) 2005 Eiichi Mitsui & Nariko Mitsui (Japan) 2004 No Award 2003 Dr. Israel Sela, PhD '86 (Israel) & Nilwan Pitipat (Thailand) 2002 Dr. James Woodward (Vietnam) 2001 Fanny Yeh Corderoy du Tiers, '71 (France) 2000 Chin Heng Lim, '75 (Singapore) 1999 John Lovett (Australia)1998 Eiichi Takada (Japan)1997 Dr. Simon J. Carmel, '61 (USA) 1996 Cesare Magarotto (Italy) 1995 No Award 1994 Igor A. Abramov (Russia) 1993 Gilbert L. Delgado, G-'54 (USA)1992 Donalda K. Ammons, '74 (USA)1991 Liisa Kauppinen (Finland) 1990 Uldis & Birgitta Ozolins (Sweden) 1989 Shozaburo Takeshima (Japan)1988 Knud Sondergaard (Denmark)1987 No Award 1986 Yerker Andersson, '60 (USA)1985 Mervin D. Garretson, '47 (USA) 1984 Jerald M. Jordan, '48 (USA)1983 Edward C. Merrill, Jr., H '71 (USA)1982 Cyril B. Axelrod, E '70 (South Africa) 1981 Saleena Yahaya Isa (Malaysia)1980 Arthur Kruger, '33 (USA)1979 Tan Yap (Malaysia)1978 Bernard Bragg, '52 (USA)1977 Frances Parsons, '67 (USA)1976 No Award 1975 Andrew J. Foster, '54 (Africa), Dragoljub Vukotic (Yugoslavia) & Boyce R. Williams, '32 (USA)1974 Luther D. Robinson, H '71 (USA) 1973 Leonard M. Elstad, '23 (USA) 1972 No Award 1971 Eric S. Greenaway, H '57 (England) 1970 Mary E. Switzer, H '55 (USA)
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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