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Service awards for November
Five years: Rachel Parker, residential educator, Student Life
Ten years:Rachel Pigott, graduate program specialist/course scheduler, Registrar
Twenty years: Richard Dean, public safety officer, Public Safety; Debra Lipkey, University budget director, President’s Office
Thirty-five years:Sue Loggins, supervisor, Custodial Services
New employees hired in November
Hilary Allumaga, bus monitor, Transportation; Kennith Darensbourg, manager of research and program evaluation, Program Monitoring and Evaluation, Clerc Center; Usherla DeBerry, coordinator of residence education, Residence Life; DeRon Emerson, bus monitor, Transportation; Diane Fleming, bus monitor, Transportation; Dorothea Jones, driver, Transportation; Karyn Kelly, public safety officer, Public Safety; Linda Mack, driver, Transportation; Jesse Saunders, coordinator of residence education, Residence Life; Danielle Thompson, bus monitor, Transportation
Promotions in November
Matthew Sickon, assistant director of donor relations, Development Office; Nikki Surber, housing operations manager, Residence Life
Service awards for December
Five years:Daniel Veit, career consultant, Career Center
Ten years:Deirdre Mullervy, managing editor, Gallaudet Press; Teres White, public safety officer, Public Safety
Fifteen years:Charity Reedy Hines, executive director of undergraduate admissions and financial aid, Admissions; Dragana Barac-Cikoja, research scientist II, Gallaudet Research Institute
Twenty years:Patrick Atuonah, program evaluation specialist, Program Monitoring and Evaluation, Clerc Center
Twenty-five years:Trudy Haselhuhn, horticulture specialist, Grounds Services; Allen Talbert, MSSD work experience specialist, MSSD Departments; Susan Ganz, administrative secretary, Sociology
New employees hired in December
Jon Berscheit, public safety guard, Public Safety; Julia Triman, coordinator of planning and research, Program Development; Ali Sanjabi, coordinator of operations, English Language Institute
Retirements in December
Elaine Jacobowitz, ASL and Deaf Studies; Olivia Schnoor, Grounds Services
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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