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Kevin W. Peacock, ‘17, passed away on Saturday, July 17. Kevin was a Senior Accountant in the Gallaudet University Finance Office. He graduated from Gallaudet University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, and earned a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota in 2019.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) staff are available to support students and campus community members by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Employees may also contact the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
President Cordano reminds the community, “It is at times like this that our culture of caring — for ourselves and for each other — becomes more important than ever. Please take the time and space to process your feelings, and offer your support to anyone who knew Kevin personally or professionally.”
More information will be shared as it becomes available.
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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