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This video introduces you to the life of the Gallaudet Museum, and we would like to wish you all a Happy Holidays 2014!
--- Script ----Open with Gallaudet Museum logo.
Video description of Grand Opening: Ribbon cutting by Gallaudet President Hurwitz, Provost Stephen Weiner, Dr. Jane Norman, Meredith Peruzzi and Zhencheng Chen. Then fade to video of people inside of Museum.
Video description of Meredith Peruzzi standing within the arches of Chapel Hall outdoors and she is wearing a black dress.
Meredith:HI EVERYONE - WHAT AN AMAZING YEAR! I'M MEREDITH PERUZZI, THE MANAGER OF GALLAUDET UNIVESITY MUSEUM. YOU JUST SAW THE VIDEO OF THE GRAND OPENING - THAT WAS THE BIGGEST HIGHLIGHT OF THE YEAR. WE HAVE AN AMAZING STAFF WHO WORK (HARD) TO MAKE THINGS HAPPEN FOR THE MUSEUM - I WANT TO INTRODUCE YOU TO THEM:
Video description of Trevor De Rosch sitting with the books and old Buff and Blue editions, writing notes then begin with the remarks.
Trevor: HI - I'M TREVOR DE ROSCH - I WEAR MANY HATS RANGING FROM RESEARCHING HISTORICAL CONTENT TO THE ASSISTANT CURATOR. I ALWAYS FIND MANY FASCINATING THINGS ABOUT GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY BACK IN TIME.
Video description of Shane Dundas sitting at the computer desk working on "Our Story" newsletter then begin with the remarks.
Shane: HI - I'M SHANE DUNDAS - I'M THE MULTI-MEDIA AND OUTREACH COORDINATOR AND I'M RESPONSIBLE FOR DISTRIBUTION OF INFORMATION SUCH AS THE WEBSITE, NEWSLETTER, SOCIAL MEDIA - I BRING YOU AND THE MUSEUM TOGETHER.
Video description of Rani Alameh sitting at the computer working on graphic design project with different graphic works on the wall, then begin with the remarks.
Rani: HI - I'M RANI ALAMEH - I'M THE GRAPHIC DESIGNER FOR THE MUSEUM - I DESIGN MANY THINGS SUCH AS THE BROCHURE, FLYERS, BANNERS AND MANY OTHER DESIGN ACTIVITIES.
Video description of Alix Kraminitz standing inside of the Museum in Chapel Hall - she stands beside the Museum Store, she begins to make remarks.
Alix: HI - I'M ALIX KRAMINITZ - I'M THE GRADUATE ASSISTANT - I PROVIDE STAFF SUPPORT RANGING FROM PAPERWORK TO MONITORING THE MUSUEM DURING ITS HOURS OF OPERATION. I'M THRILLED TO BE HERE.
Video description: Meredith standing inside of the Museum with Gallaudet at 150 and Beyond backdrop.
Meredith: MANY THANKS TO ALL THE STAFF BOTH PAST AND CURRENT - INCLUDING THE DIRECTOR EMERITA, DR. JANE NORMAN, WHO MAKE THINGS HAPPEN BUT THEY'RE NOT THE ONLY ONE - NONE OF THIS IS POSSIBLE WITHOUT YOUR FIANCIAL SUPPORT. THE MUSEUM CONTINUES TO GROW AND EXPAND - WE HAVE SOME EXCITING THINGS COMING UP IN 2015....
Video description: Meredith standing in the Deaf Peace Corps exhibition with the exhibition logo in the background.
Meredith: HERE WE ARE AT THE STUDENT ACADEMIC CENTER - THIS IS A POPULAR EXHIBITION, "MAKING A DIFFERENCE - THE DEAF PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEER" THAT HAS BEEN HERE FOR FEW YEARS - WILL SOON TO BE REPLACED WITH AN EXHIBITION ABOUT DEAF WOMEN HISTORY COMING UP IN THE SPRING.
Video description: Meredith stands beside one of the two current rotating exhibit with the whole Museum exhibition in the background.
Meredith: CURRENTLY WE HAVE TWO ROTATING EXHIBITION - WE WILL ADD TWO MORE EXHIBITION PANELS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE YEAR.
Video description: Meredith turns to another angle shot with Museum exhibitions in the background.
Meredith: THE GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY MUSEUM IS GRATEFUL FOR ALL OF YOUR SUPPORT - PLEASE CONTINUE TO SUPPORT US AS THE MUSEUM CONTINUES TO EVOLVE AND EXPAND. MAKE A DONATION TODAY. THANK YOU.
Video description: Gallaudet Museum Staff stands together.
Meredith:ALL OF US HERE AT THE GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY MUSEUM WOULD LIKE TO WISH YOU ALL A
Museum staff:HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
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