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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.
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June 2015 Service Awards
Five years: Marianne Belsky, Coordinator of Instructional Support, MSSD
Fifteen years: Hatim Vali, Senior Data Center Engineer Team Leader, Gallaudet Technology Services
Twenty-Five years: Dr. Khadijat Rashid, Professor/Chairperson, Department of Business (Undergraduate Programs); Patrick Oberholtzer, Instruction and Reference Librarian, Library; Sarah Hamrick, Director of Library Public Services, Library
Thirty-Five years: Thomas Allen, Professor/Director (VL2 Center), Visual Language and Learning Resource Center
PromotionsAmon Brown, Director of Maintenance and Operations, Program Development
New employees hired Phil Dignan, Senior Writer/Editor, Communications and Public Relations; Saquan Akbar, Driver, Transportation; Deborah Skjeveland, Director of Student Life, Office of the Vice President (Clerc Center); Angela Leppig, Coordinator of Marketing and Fulfillment, Gallaudet University Press
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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