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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

Alumnus Jonathan Scherling receives Excellence in Education award

Jonathan S. Scherling, ’07, of Omaha, Nebraska, is the first recipient of the Dr. Frank Turk Excellence in Education Award of the Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (NCDHH). This award was created for educators in the community who have made significant contributions to the improvement of education for students in Nebraska...

August 8, 2020

Alumni authors

Dr. Kathy Jankowski, ’80, wrote a book, Agatha Tiegel Hanson: Our Places in the Sun, a biography of the first woman to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree from Gallaudet. “Barely fifteen years old in 1888, Agatha Tiegel entered the nation’s only college for deaf students after the college tentatively opened its doors to women....

August 8, 2020

Samuel M Sonnenstrahl, ’79 & G-’84, to retire

Samuel M Sonnenstrahl, ’79 & G-’84, who has been Director of Alumni Relations since 2002, will retire this year. He is the third-ever person to hold this role, succeeding Jack R. Gannon, ’59 & H-’88, and Mary Anne Pugin, ’71. He has passionately served our alumni community since then, accumulating a wealth of knowledge and...

July 24, 2020

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