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Cesar Ayala, ’12, was one of ten finalists in the Mr. Gay America competition held August 16-18 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cesar was one of 39 contestants this year. He represented Gay Nevada America. Cesar was accompanied by interpreter Aaron Halleck and Los Angeles-based Deaf dancers Jerome Starr and Thy Nguyen.
Cesar said that this was his first time in the competition, whereas several other contestants had entered multiple times, including this year’s winner, Christopher Iman, Mr. Gay Southwest America. He also said that he was approached after the competition by representatives for Mr. Gay World. The producer asked Cesar if he would be interested in competing in Mr. Gay World. “I was like, yes, I am down!” Cesar replied.
Watch The Daily Moth interviews with Cesar before and after the competition.
Congratulations, Cesar! We wish you continued success.
The Graduate Student Resource Center (GSRC) has recently launched. GSRC is a one-stop center for graduate students to access the resources they need to succeed in their programs, as mentioned in President Cordano’s Welcome Home address. The Center’s offerings include academic support services, career and professional development, well-being resources, and much more! The Center can...
Gallaudet’s presence on the global stage requires a strong marketing team that not only supports growing enrollment, but also elevates the Gallaudet brand and mission. To achieve this, Brandi Rarus, Chief Marketing and Undergraduate Admissions Officer, has expanded and realigned the departments within University Communications and Undergraduate Admissions. Recognizing this growth, Elise Nye, ’94, has...
Gallaudet Technology Services (GTS) is changing how it distributes technology tools to its community at Gallaudet University and the Clerc Center. Each community member will receive a device, such as an iPad, laptop, or smartphone (determined as the best fit for their roles on campus), that they can use for their academic studies or work-related...
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