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Gallaudet alumnus Neil McDevitt, ’96, elected mayor of North Wales, PA

Neil J. McDevitt, ’96, was elected mayor of the borough of North Wales, Pennsylvania in balloting conducted last week. He is believed to be the first deaf person to be elected mayor of a municipality anywhere in the United States in modern times.  Fred H. Begole served as mayor of Marquette, Michigan from 1914 to...

November 12, 2021

Gallaudet alumna and employee Yiqiao Wang completes Minneapolis mural

Yiqiao Wang, ’09, recently designed a mural that graces the side of Periscope corporate headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Periscope is an advertising agency that describes itself as a “visionary independent, full-service agency on a mission to Do Things People Love.” According to the company website, its employees primarily work remotely, and are based in Minneapolis,...

November 12, 2021

Descendant of Agatha Tiegel Hanson visits campus

Within the history of Gallaudet University, some names are nearly impossible to forget. The name appears here on a plaque or there on a building, and you are reminded again and again of the impact of a single life. One such life is that of Agatha Tiegel Hanson, 1893, whose great-grandchild, Cameron Brown, visited campus...

October 28, 2021

Passing of David J. McGuinness, 30-year faculty member

Dr. David J. McGuiness, a mathematics and computer science professor from 1968 to 1998, passed away on October 30 at age 80. Dr. McGuinness is remembered by his departmental colleagues as a supportive mentor and innovative teacher, and as the architect of the computer science major. David J. McGuinness was born on May 15, 1940...

November 13, 2020

GUAA membership; Gallaudet Today Magazine

The Gallaudet University Alumni Association’s one-time lifetime membership rate will increase from $75 to $100 beginning on November 1. The student rate of $50 will remain the same. Learn more about the benefits of becoming a GUAA life member, and complete the online application form. One of the many benefits of GUAA lifetime membership is...

October 16, 2020

Alumna, state agency administrator named Phoenix Woman of Achievement

Sherri Lambert Collins, ’88, has been honored by In Business Magazine of Greater Phoenix as a 2020 Woman of Achievement. She is one of “14 women who have each proven her involvement in our business community and her connection to doing good for our community while demonstrating leadership in achieving success in business. Bringing their...

October 16, 2020

Harry Markowicz, Holocaust survivor and Professor Emeritus, passes away

We are sad to report the passing of Harry Markowicz on September 15, 2020 at home in Silver Spring, Maryland. He was 83 years old. A Holocaust survivor, a pioneer in ASL linguistics research, and a revered memer of the Department of English, Harry was named Professor Emeritus in 2009. Harry Markowicz was born on...

October 2, 2020

Alumnus, employee, donor Agnes Dunn Sutcliffe, ‘59, passes away

Agnes Marie Dunn Sutcliffe, ’59, passed away on September 27, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Jefferson, Maryland. She had just celebrated her 86th birthday. Agnes was born in Fortescue, Missouri on September 12, 1934, the second of 10 children. Her family moved to Omaha, Nebraska so she could attend the Nebraska School for the...

October 2, 2020

October 29-31: Virtual Homecoming for alumni

“Forever Buff and Blue” is the theme of this year’s virtual Homecoming for alumni. There will be a pep rally on Thursday; Alumni Emeritus Club and Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremonies and the 15th annual College Bowl Challenge on Friday; and a rebroadcast of a football game from the Archives and class reunions and...

October 1, 2020

Alumna, faculty member to assume leadership role in Massachusetts

Kyle Amber Clark, ’04 & G-’06, has been named Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer at The Learning Center for the Deaf in Framingham, Massachusetts. Ms. Clark, who has been a faculty member in the Department of Counseling, will begin at The Learning Center in September. Ms. Clark has participated in numerous presentations and panel discussions...

August 8, 2020

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