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Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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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 humanity.
All over Gallaudet campus, people are taking action to move the Gallaudet Promise forward. We are proud and inspired to share these stories and perspectives on how our community members incorporate imperatives (our central values) and priorities (our most important work) to make them a part of how they live and work.
These stories are shared in MyGU and will be available soon on our website. Keep an eye out for these reflections of our hard work and shared commitment to transforming Gallaudet and our future.
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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