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.
Ready to take the next step toward a college education?
Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Board Liaison: Heather Harker
Member, Board of Trustees
Charlene Dwyer is a consultant to MAXIMUS Federal Services, Operations Support Manager for Social Security's Ticket to Work Program. Prior to joining MAXIMUS, Dwyer served for more than a decade as the Administrator of the Wisconsin Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. During her career, she also supported Deaf and Hard of Hearing students as a career counselor in the Illinois Community College System, served as the Executive Director of the Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Milwaukee, WI, and as the Assistant Director for the Milwaukee area Independent Living Center. She has volunteered in numerous leadership positions on national, state and local boards. Charlene and her husband John are residents of Brookfield, WI.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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