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Black Deaf Studies Minor Approved

Black Deaf Studies Minor has been approved by the Board of Trustees this week and students can begin adding this as a minor starting Fall 2022.  Since the late 1990s, Gallaudet has offered a course “Black Deaf People Studies”. When the Center of Black Deaf Studies was founded in 2020, several new courses were offered...

March 25, 2022

Learn more about the Gallaudet Promise with stories shared from the community

Through community conversations and a deepening understanding of the Gallaudet campus, culture, and climate, the vision for The Gallaudet Promise emerged. This is our 10 year vision toward a sustainable and vibrant experience for our University, which becomes a beacon to impact and elevate the community of deaf people of all identities, and all of...

February 25, 2022

The Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: One year later

The Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has completed its first year under Interim Chief Diversity Officer Elizabeth A. Moore, ’81, G-’94, & PhD ’11. While calls for racial justice were made throughout the country and the University, Dr. Moore re-envisioned the Division of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, reestablished their mission, and led and began...

September 8, 2021

Meet the newly appointed Community Relations Manager

Chris "CJ" Johnson shares his professional journey and what led him back to Gallaudet.

April 15, 2021

GU takes a stand against Anti-Asian Violence

Gallaudet's President and Interim Chief Diversity Officer pen a letter of support to members of the Asian community denouncing acts of hate and violence.

April 15, 2021

DEDI Strategic Action Plan Overview

Gallaudet's Division of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion reveals a comprehensive, University-wide strategic action plan.

April 15, 2021

#ICYMI: Good Morning America (#GMA) talks BASL and the Center For Black Deaf Studies

Kyra Phillips reports on the movement to preserve Black American Sign Language in the deaf community.

April 15, 2021

#ICYMI: GU Alumnus signs at Super Bowl LV

Warren “Wawa” Snipe, a “trailblazing Gallaudet University graduate” gives an soul-stirring rendition of the Star Spangled Banner in ASL. Missed it? No problem. Watch Warren’s impassioned ASL interpretation below. For more information, click here.

April 15, 2021

Anti-Racism Plan Progress

The Division of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has completed its second quarterly University-wide anti-racism action plan update, available on the DEDI page of Gallaudet's website.

April 15, 2021

Meet the Interim Chief Diversity Officer

Dr. Elizabeth "Liz" Moore is the new interim CDO and she has vision... and a plan.

April 15, 2021

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