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.
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May 2015 Service Awards
Five Years: Karl Ewan, Program Manager, Residence Life and Housing, Residence Life; Tracey Eley, Public Safety Officer, Department of Public Safety
Ten Years: Jamie Yost, Interpreter III and Mentoring Coordinator, Gallaudet Interpreting Services
Fifteen Years: Georgia Weaver, Social Worker, MSSD Departments; Kimberly Kivitis, Multimedia Technician, Gallaudet Technology Services; Dr. Mary Hufnell, Associate Professor of Counseling and Director of Mental Health Counseling, Department of Counseling
Twenty Years: Ryan Kempton, Supervisor, Payroll, Human Resources Services
Thirty Years: Stephen Weiner, Professor, Art, Communication and Theater
Audrey Foster, Director, Sponsored Programs, Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Compliance
New employees hired
Daryn Taylor, Residential Educator Assistant, Student Life; Lynn Dey, Outreach Coordinator, Interpretation (Graduate and Undergraduate Programs); Andrew Greenman, Copywriter, Communications and Public Relations; Bithia Rissinger, Dispatcher and Customer Service Representative, Department of Public Safety; Dyana Thurgood, Admissions Counselor, Admissions; Richard Rose Jr., ASL Proficiency Evaluator, ASL Diagnostic and Evaluation Services
David Ham, First Class Engineer, Utilities Services; Charlene Laba, Director, CCS Program Services, Center for Continuing Studies; Paul Segreti, Lead Finisher, Maintenance Services; Linda Mack, Driver, Transportation
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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