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Gallaudet students, faculty, staff, and alumni played a prominent role in the 58th biennial conference of the National Association of the Deaf, held June 30-July 4 in Orlando. Florida.
The Gallaudet University College Bowl team defended its championship on Saturday, July 2, defeating RIT/NTID and the University of Minnesota. This was Gallaudet’s tenth win overall since the competition began in 1988. Congratulations to (from left) Trevor Johnson, Donovan Holmes, Thalia Guettler, and Jonathan Summers, and their coaches, Robert Weinstock, ’76 & G-’83 and Meredith Peruzzi, ’11!
The newly-elected officers and members of the NAD Board of Directors include four Gallaudet alumni: President Jenny Buechner, ’02; Vice President Stephanie Hakulin, ’00; Secretary Milmaglyn Morales, E-’01; and Region 4 Representative Laura Kim, ’02. Michelle Cline was elected to a third term as treasurer. Kevin Ryan was elected Region 2 representative, and Michael Deuel was elected Region 3 representative. They join holdovers Jacob Leffler, ’10 & G-’15, Region 1; Linsay Darnall Jr., E-’93 (Region 3); James “Dino” Christianson Jr. (Region 4); and Tyese Wright, ’02 (Affiliate Representative). Four positions remain vacant and will be filled in the near future.Jessica Willoughby, ’13, won NAD’s first-ever Pitch Competition.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (DC HSEMA), and Gallaudet are discussing new inclusive emergency management education partnerships. This dovetails with our new graduate certificate program in Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Planning (DEP, headed by Dr. Audrey Cooper, interdisciplinary lead for the...
Dr. Caroline Kobek Pezzarossi, Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Certification in the Office of Student Success and Academic Quality, is one of several people featured in Diverse Leadership for a New Era, a new Chronicle of Higher Education special report on diversity in administrative ranks in academia. The 48-page report, written by Chronicle senior editor...
On July 5, 2022, Congressman Mark Takano (D-CA) and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced House Concurrent Resolution 96, recognizing the historical significance of the 70th anniversary of Miller v. Board of Education of District of Columbia. This case, brought by Louise B. Miller on behalf of her deaf children, ended the practice of sending...
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