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Alumnae complete cross-country bicycle trip

Three deaf women, one current student and two alumnae, completed a cross-country bicycle trip on Sunday, August 29. Emelia Beldon, Bridget Berrigan, and Isabelle Troup left Washington State in May, and bicycled 4,270 miles across 11 states to their final destination, Virginia Beach, Virginia. They raised $15,000 for Off the Grid Missions. The Daily Moth...

September 3, 2021

Gallaudet University alumna completes sixth overseas deployment, looks to inspire others

By Jonathan Stack, NGA Office of Corporate Communications “Deaf people can do anything but hear,” said former Gallaudet University President I. King Jordan. This holds especially true for Paula Ayres, ’95, who has deployed six times over a 10-year span as a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency hybrid geospatial imagery analyst, supporting the Combined Joint Task Force –...

May 28, 2021

Two alumnae named to American Academy of Audiology Board of Directors

Dr. Sarah Sydlowski (left) and Dr. Samantha Kleindienst Robler have been named to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Audiology. Two Gallaudet University alumnae have been named to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Audiology. Sarah Sydlowski, PhD ’10, is president-elect, and Samantha Kleindienst Robler, G-’08, AuD ’09, &...

December 4, 2020

Alumna, state agency administrator named Phoenix Woman of Achievement

Sherri Lambert Collins, ’88, has been honored by In Business Magazine of Greater Phoenix as a 2020 Woman of Achievement. She is one of “14 women who have each proven her involvement in our business community and her connection to doing good for our community while demonstrating leadership in achieving success in business. Bringing their...

October 16, 2020

November 6: Virtual Job Fair

The Career Center will host its Fall 2020 Virtual Internship and Job Fair for students and alumni on Friday, November 6 from noon to 4 p.m. Eastern Time. Employers participate in the fair to recruit students and alumni for full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities. Register in advance to see a list of participating employers.

October 13, 2020

Student Joseline Garcia shines in PNC Bank internship

Joseline Garcia, a senior information technology and digital media major, participated in PNC Bank’s first virtual summer internship program from June 1 to July 31. She worked in the company’s SST-Innovation unit doing design work for their “Digital Workspace” project. Said Joseline in an interview for the PNC Enable Monthly Bulletin for August, “My work...

August 21, 2020
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Recap: Faculty Development Week

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute on Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), who leads the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Dr. Christopher J. Lebron, a professor at Johns Hopkins University, both presented keynote addresses during the just-concluded Faculty Development Week. Dr. Lebron is the author of The Making of Black...

August 21, 2020

Adam Novsam, ’90

B.S., Business Administration Business Analyst Starbucks Corporate Headquarters “The single most inspiring thing about my job is being part of the Global Store Development team, which ensures Starbucks is being environmentally responsible while operating in an efficient manner.”

August 11, 2020

Andrew Morrill

Investing in Guam’s Deaf Youth Guam brings to mind a vacationing paradise of tropical palm trees and white sand beaches. However, Guam is more than just a beautiful island, as third-year Gallaudet University student Andrew Morrill discovered last summer while there on an internship with two other Gallaudet students. Andrew interned at the Oasis Empowerment...

August 11, 2020

Corinna Hill

Advocating For The Rights Of Deaf Prisoners Several Gallaudet University students are working to improve the American justice system for the deaf by interning with Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the Deaf (HEARD), a D.C.-based nonprofit organization. HEARD recently was featured in two episodes of Al Jazeera America series “America Tonight.” “Deaf In...

August 11, 2020

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