Homecoming 2018

Welcome alumni and guests! There are a lot of exciting activities and events planned for you to enjoy and opportunities to reconnect with Gallaudet and old friends!

Weekend Schedule
(As of October10, 2018)

Thursday, October 25
8 - 9:30 a.m. Class of 1968 Breakfast
Peikoff Alumni House, Upper Level
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m Gallaudet Archives
Merrill Learning Center
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  GUAA Board Fall Meeting
Peikoff Alumni House, Conference Room
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Bison Shop
Jordan Student Academic Center
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Gallaudet University Museum
Chapel Hall
1 - 5 p.m. Class of 1993 Silver Anniversary Reunion Registration
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Ballroom Foyer
2 - 3:30 p.m. Alumni Panel: Intersectional Idenities
What is Intersectionality? Why Are Intersectional Identities Important?  
Sponsored by the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI), this event focuses on the concept of intersectionality recognizes the interdependent nature of identities (such as race, gender, sexuality, religious identity, deaf identity, nationality, etc.), as well as the complex ways our lives are impacted by discrimination and oppression linked to our identities. This panel will feature illuminating insights from alumni, raise questions about our similarities and differences, and help us further appreciate the unique challenges and richness of intersectional identities. Please join us for an invigorating panel discussion and gain a deeper appreciation for efforts to recognize intersectionality at Gallaudet University. For more information, contact EDI@gallauadet.edu.
Peikoff Alumni House, Upper Level 
3 p.m. - midnight Social (Happy Hour 4 - 8 p.m.)
Jordan Student Academic Center, Rathskellar
4 - 10 p.m. Delta Epsilon 
Contact: Janie Golightly, mikjan75@gmail.com
Hall Memorial Building (HMB), W220
6 - 9 p.m. Kappa Gamma Conclave
Contact: Tom McKnight, president@kappagamma.org
Peikoff Alumni House, Upper Level  
6:30 - 10 p.m. Alpha Sigma Pi Social
Contact: Shane Dundas, shane.dundas@gallaudet.edu
Jordan Student Academic Center (JSAC), Multipurpose Room
7 - 8 p.m.  GUAA Board Meet & Greet
Peikoff Alumni House, Conference Room
7 - 9 p.m.  Phi Kappa Zeta
Contact: Delia Lozano, president@phikappazeta.org
Fowler Hall, Room 101A
Friday, October 26
8 - 11:30 a.m. GUAA Board Fall Meeting
Peikoff Alumni House, Conference Room
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Gallaudet Archives
Merrill Learning Center
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Bison Shop
Jordan Student Academic Center
10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Anniversary Class Reunion Photos
(Classes of 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, and 1968)
Chapel Hall steps
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Seminar: Estate Planning 101
When there's a will, there's a way to make a difference. Learn about the simplicity and flexibility of making a planned gift. Classes of 1967Alumni Panel: and beyond are encouraged to attend but anyone interested in learning more about planned giving is welcome to attend. Lunch is included. To RSVP, contact: planned.giving@gallaudet.edu
Living and Learning Residence Hall Six (LLRH6), CoLab
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Class of 1968 Golden Anniversary Luncheon
Jordan Student Academic Center (JSAC), Multipurpose Room (MPR)
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Class of 1993 Memory Lane Luncheon
Plaza Dining Hall, Upper Level
12:30 - 2 p.m. Gallaudet Women's Volleyball Jersey Number Retirement Ceremony
Website: https://tinyurl.com/GURetiredWomenVB
In this special event, Gallaudet Athletics will honor Tamijo Foronda Coleman, ’08, and Ronda Jo Miller Donatucci, ’02, and for the first time ever for women’s volleyball, retire their volleyball jersey numbers. Coleman wore No. 9 while Miller wore No. 6 during their playing careers.
Tickets are $20 (includes lunch) and can be purchased only in advance through GU Athletics by emailing Anna Hall at anna.hall@gallaudet.edu. Only 100 tickets are available—tickets will not be sold at the door. The deadline to purchase tickets is Friday, October 19, 2018. Dress for the ceremony is business casual. For more information, contact Patrick O'Brien at vbgally@gmail.com
Field House-Padden Court
2 - 3 p.m. Alumni Emeriti Club Induction Ceremony
The Alumni Emeriti Club honors alumni for their loyalty, service, and support to Gallaudet University for more than 50 years. Alumni from classes up to 1968 will be recognized in a graduation-like ceremony and will receive special medallions.
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Ballroom

3 p.m.  Kappa Sigma Mu -Iota Chapter Social 
35th anniversary gathering in the evening will be off campus. Location: TBD Contact: adrian.rivera.ks@outlook.com
Plaza Dining Hall, Upper Level 
3 p.m. - 2 a.m. Rathskellar
Jordan Student Academic Center, Ground Floor
4:15 - 5:15 p.m. 13th Annual College Bowl Competition
The alumni team (members of the 50th and 25th anniversary classes) compete in a fun and friendly match with the current Gallaudet College Bowl team (students) to see who has the best trivia knowledge about Gallaudet's history and current events. Contact Robert Weinstock, robert.weinstock@gallaudet.edu
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Swindells Auditorium 
6 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Penn St.-Berks 
Field House
7 p.m.  Men's Soccer vs. Marymount 
Hoy Field 
7 - 8 p.m.  GUAA Board Meet & Greet
Peikoff Alumni House, Conference Room 
8 - 9 p.m. Pep Rally
Field House
8 p.m. - 1 a.m. Pre-Game Bash
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Ballroom
Saturday, October 27
7:45 - 9:15 a.m. Class of 1993 Silver Anniversary Breakfast
Plaza Dining Hall, First Floor
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Gallaudet University Museum
Chapel Hall
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Anniversary Class Reunion Photos
(Classes of 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013)
Chapel Hall Steps
10 - 11:30 a.m.  Open House for Alumni
President's Residence (House One)
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Your Photo in the Tower Clock
Get your picture taken inside Gallaudet's famous Tower Clock! $35 per person. $25 for current students with ID. Contact Meredith Peruzzi, museum@gallaudet.edu
Chapel Hall (Closed for lunch noon - 1 p.m.)
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Bison Shop
Jordan Student Academic Center
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Food and Information Booths
Applications for booths will be available sometime this summer. Please fill out the Google Form so you are the first to know when one becomes available.
Hotchkiss Field
12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Class Parade
Hotchkiss Field (Classes meet in front of Field House at noon)
1 p.m. Football Game vs. Alfred State
Hotchkiss Field
5 p.m.  Women's Soccer vs. Trinity Washington 
Hoy Field 
5 p.m. - midnight Class Anniversary Reunions
Various locations
6 - 10 p.m. Alumni of Color Reunion
The Multicultural Student Development and Mentoring (MSDM) office welcomes all Gallaudet alumni to the annual Alumni of Color Reunion. Come dance and mingle with old friends and get updates about what is new at Gallaudet while enjoying a delicious array of food. RSVP is required—guests will not be able to attend if their names are not on the RSVP list. To RSVP, contact Vanessa Slade at MSDM@gallaudet.edu
Jordan Student Academic Center, Multipurpose Room
6 p.m. - 2 a.m. Rathskellar
Jordan Student Academic Center