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Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Alumni Trivia competition during Gallaudet University’s Homecoming in October, the Office of Alumni Relations will be hosting its next trivia night — and more to come for 2022! Trivia!
Join the webinar competition on Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 7-8 p.m. ET — spend the hour with Alumni Relations Specialist Darrius Doe, ’18, and compete for the following prize amounts:
1st place prize- $100 Visa gift card
2nd place prize- $50 Visa gift card
3rd place prize- $25 Visa gift card
Test yourself in the areas of Deaf history, literature, popular culture, geography, and more!
RSVP at gu.live/trivia to receive the webinar link. You can make accommodation requests; please do so before Monday, January 3, 2022.
For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Nancy E. Kensicki, a long-time faculty member at Gallaudet University, passed away on April 16, 2022 in Bowie, Maryland. She was 83 years old. Dr. Kensicki taught English from 1967 to 2004, and served multiple terms as chair of the Department of English. She was involved in the faculty governance system and advised student...
Kathryn P. Meadow Orlans, an internationally renowned scholar and researcher, passed away on April 16, 2022, at age 92. She was a research professor at Gallaudet from 1975 to 1997, and was named professor emerita after her retirement. During her time at Gallaudet, Dr. Meadow Orlans published numerous scholarly articles and books including Deafness and...
Watch the official news release in American Sign Language. The United States Department of Education, through its Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), has awarded $2.1 million to Elizabeth Schniedewind, ’90 & G-’92, clinical associate professor for sign language interpreting at Idaho State University in Meridian, Idaho. The grant funds will support ISU and Gallaudet University in...
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