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Dr. Jeremy Brunson became Executive Director of the Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion on February 7. Dr. Brunson brings 20 years of experience in the field of equity, diversity and inclusion in different capacities. Over the years, he has consulted for schools, courts, law firms, government organizations, United States diplomats, and foreign governments on the importance of inclusivity and provided implementation strategies. He has been fortunate enough to hold positions where he could lead diverse teams to effect change.
In 2017, he received a Fulbright Specialist post to Mongolia where he worked with a non-profit organization to improve access across Mongolia. He also provided training on power, privilege, and oppression in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, South Africa, and India.
Dr. Brunson holds master’s degrees in Justice and Social Inquiry and Sociology from Arizona State University and Syracuse University, respectively. He also holds a Certificate of Advanced Study in Disability Studies from Syracuse University, where he also earned his doctorate in Sociology. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in sociology and interpreting at a number of colleges, including Gallaudet University.
Roberto E. Wirth, E-’74 & H-’09, passed away on June 5 in Rome, Italy. Mr. Wirth was owner and managing director of the Hotel Hassler in Rome, one of the most prestigious family-owned hotels in the world, and owned several other hotels and resorts throughout Italy. He was a strong advocate for deaf people in...
Alumnus Timel Benton has signed a contract with the Bay Area Panthers of the Indoor Football League (IFL). Benton, who graduated last month, is the first Gallaudet Bison to sign a professional football contract since Tony Tatum signed on with the Utah Blaze in the now-disbanded Arena Football League (AFL) in May 2013. Benton was...
James Caverly, ’11, who plays Theo Dimas in Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building, will play Professor Harold Hill in the Olney Theatre Center’s summer production of Meredith Willson’s Tony-winning musical The Music Man, which opens tonight and runs through July 23. The show’s official opening is on Thursday, June 23. Sandra Mae Frank, ’13,...
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