Announcement Archive

Announcement Archive

This is the Announcement Archive. Here you can browse through past Announcements.

September 2015
Tue
1

Swimming and diving team meeting set for September 1

The Gallaudet University men's and women's swimming and diving program will have a "kickoff meeting" for anyone interested in joining the team for the 2015-16 season. All returning swimmers and divers are required to attend as well. The meeting will be held in the Field House, today (Tuesday, September 1) from 5-7 p.m. in the G-41 team meeting room.

Tue
1

Black deaf research participants needed for survey project

Black deaf participants are needed to complete a survey on the Study of Black Deaf Lived and Educational Experiences Project. The project seeks black and deaf faculty, staff, and students to share their lived and educational experiences, including school, identity, culture, church and community.

Tue
1

Important bookstore information for the fall 2015 semester

Students will be able to purchase and charge books to their student accounts from August 28 to September 14, 2015.

Tue
1

Health insurance waiver deadline for Fall 2015

Today, September 1, 2015, is the last day that students can waive their health insurance online.

Tue
1

West Virginia Gate Walkway improvement project to begin August 31, 2015

The Office of Campus Design and Planning, and Gallaudet Athletics are excited to move forward with the West Virginia Gate Walkway improvement project, which will be completed in three phases.

Wed
2

Paint and Wine Night: fundraiser for Children's Instructional Summer Program (CISP)

Savvy Assistants, LLC, is hosting a Paint and Wine Night event to raise funds for the Children's Instructional Summer Program (CISP), which will make its come back to Gallaudet University in the summer of 2016. The event is scheduled for Saturday, September 26, from 6-10 p.m. in the JSAC Multipurpose Room.

Wed
2

Commuter Program welcomes students to a new academic year

The commuter lounge, in the basement of the Ely Center, is for students living off-campus who need a place to rest, study, do homework, access computers and email, use a microwave, and secure valuables in lockers.

Wed
2

HMB STM Weekly Renovation update

Weekly renovation update for the HMB STM project

Wed
2

Women's basketball team meeting set for September 3

The Gallaudet University women's basketball program will hold a team meeting on Thursday, Sept. 3, at 8 p.m. in the Field House G-41 team meeting room. The meeting is required for all returners from last year's team and new students interested in participating during the 2015-16 season. The first practice is October 15.

Wed
2

Deaf and hard of hearing individuals needed to test new communication software

The Technology Access Program (TAP) at Gallaudet University is looking for deaf or hard of hearing individuals to participate in a one-hour study that will allow TTY users to communicate with friends and family members who do not use TTYs using new software. Participants will receive $20.

Wed
2

Jewish High Holiday celebrations at Gallaudet

Celebrate Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur with the Jewish deaf community

Wed
2

Campus Activities new banner rate

Our banner rate has been increased to $40, and it will be effective on Monday Sepetember 7.

Wed
2

Course offered to learn about American wilderness and hiking on the Appalachian Trail

A new special topics course at Gallaudet University that explores the American Wilderness and gives students the opportunity to backpack on the Appalachian Trail is now available.

Wed
2

2015-16 BISONpass now available for purchase

The 2015-16 BISONpass is now available for purchase from the Gallaudet Athletics Department. The deadline for purchase is October 5, 2015.

Wed
2

Survivors of sexual assault group meeting schedule

This group will be available to those who have been sexually assaulted and are looking for support.

Wed
2

ASLPI scheduling information provided

If you need or would like to schedule an ASLPI evaluation, the scheduling process is automated on the ASL Diagnostic and Evaluation Services website.

Thu
3

Labor Day weekend shuttle service

From Saturday, September 5 to Monday, September 7, the shuttle will operate on its modified schedule. Late night service will not be provided this weekend.

Thu
3

RSIA welcomes 29 international students to campus for fall semester

Gallaudet’s Office of Research Support and International Affairs (RSIA) welcomed 29 international students from 15 countries to Gallaudet for the fall 2015 semester. Twenty-seven of the students attended International Student Orientation, hosted by RSIA, August 25 to 27.

Thu
3

Open Forum on the upcoming Coalition for Global Hearing Health Conference at Gallaudet

The conference, scheduled for October 9-10, will be discussed at this open forum for students, staff and faculty. Participate in this wonderful opportunity to learn about and support international deaf and hard of hearing people.

Thu
3

Workforce Recruitment Program information session

Learn more about how to gain an internship or job through the program.

Thu
3

Yoga NoMa providing weekly courses taught in ASL

If you are looking for a way to "distress," Yoga NoMa is offering weekly yoga classes in ASL, taught by a deaf yoga instructor, on Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m., and Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. The studio is located at 1200 First Street, NE.

Thu
3

BlueCross and BlueShield Lunch and Learn- Cholesterol Education

BlueCross and BlueShield will provide a Lunch and Learn on "Cholesterol Education," Wednesday, September 9, 2015, from noon to 1 p.m. at SAC 1011. Come and learn more on how to manage your cholesterol.

Fri
4

Save the Date: STEM Matters

A Symposium Honoring President T. Alan Hurwitz will be held on Friday, November 6.

Fri
4

Get Out! Get Active! Join the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge!

Gallaudet is competing with 56 schools around the country to win the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge. Prizes from REI, The North Face, ADIDAS, Coleman, and Osprey will be awarded throughout the six-week Challenge, which runs from September 6 through October 17, 2015.

Fri
4

Bison With Attitude (BWA) tryouts: September 8-10

Want to dance? Come to the Bison With Attitude tryouts on September 8, 9, and 10. See the attached flyer for more information.

Fri
4

Green Dot Training

Want to know what all of the "green" is about? Want to become a "Green Dot" on campus? Join Gallaudet's efforts to make campus a safer place by participating in this training and becoming an effective bystander on Saturday, September 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fri
4

Campus Activities: huge poster sale

Need to decorate your room or office with new posters? Come to the JSAC Multipurpose Room (across from the Campus Activities Office) to buy posters on Thursday, September 10, and Friday, September 11, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are accepted.

Fri
4

Announcing our new Facebook page: Counseling and Psychological Services

CAPS is pleased to announce the launching of our new Facebook page. Please visit our page, be sure to like us, and share our link with others!

Fri
4

Asian stir-fry action station in the Bistro

The culinary team will serve an Asian stir-fry action station on Wednesday, September 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Bistro at the Kellogg Conference Hotel.

Fri
4

Liberty Mutual's "Welcome Back" Rita's ice cream event

Liberty Mutual will set up a booth for their "Welcome Back" event along with Rita's on Thursday, September 10, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the SAC Alcove 1.

Mon
7

BL2 is heating up with thermal infrared imaging

Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto and Team's Brain and Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging (BL2) welcomes a new postdoctoral trainee researcher, Dr. Barbara Manini, to be the lead postdoctoral researcher on the recently won Keck Foundation Major Grant (Petitto, PI), entitled "Seeing the Rhythmic Temporal Beats of Human Language."

Mon
7

Annual leave carryover

This is a reminder that the last day to use annual leave or floating day for the current fiscal year will be September 20, 2015. Employees may carry over up to 240 hours of annual leave into the next fiscal year.

Mon
7

Undergraduate and graduate students needed for research on legal knowledge

Participate in a study about legal knowledge in the deaf community.

Tue
8

Education of a Hispanic/Latino deaf professional

In this presentation, Mr. Mark Apodaca, New Mexico Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing chair, discusses his education and journey toward his successful career as a Hispanic/Latino deaf professional.

Wed
9

The National Gallery of Art: Monthly ASL tour

The monthly ASL tour at the National Gallery of Art is coming up on Sunday, September 13, at 1 p.m. The tour meets in the Rotunda of the NGA's West Building.

Thu
10

NAD to host tailgate event before DC United soccer game, Saturday, September 19

The National Association of the Deaf will host a tailgate event, Saturday, September 19, at 3 p.m. at RFK Stadium, prior to the DC United soccer game versus Columbus Crew SC, which will start at 7 p.m.

Wed
16

GIS closed September 18 (9-11:30 a.m.)

Gallaudet Interpreting Service will be closed for an all-hands staff meeting on Friday, September 18, 9-11:30 a.m.

Wed
16

APS Healthcare- EAP Orientation

APS will provide an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) orientation on Tuesday, September 22, from noon to 1 p.m. at SAC 1011. Come and learn more about what EAP is and how you can benefit from them. Dessert will be provided.

Wed
16

Employee Assistance Program orientation scheduled for September 24

Want to learn more about the EAP services that APS provides? Come to the EAP orientation on Thursday, September 24, 2015, at SAC 1011 from noon to 1 p.m., and from 4-5 p.m. You will be able to learn more about the EAP program and what they provide.

Thu
17

National Depression Screening Day (NDSD)

National Depression Screening Day (NDSD) is an opportunity to learn more about depression, treatment, and how to help a friend. During the event you will be able to get more information, view “A Reason to Live”, and take a free anonymous screening with a trained counselor.

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