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President Cordano was keynote presenter at National Diversity Council’s Disability Inclusion Summit, wins award; attends and speaks on a Fortune Most Powerful Women panel

President Cordano had the honor and privilege of speaking at the National Diversity Council’s Disability Inclusion Summit on September 30. President Cordano was the keynote speaker and was awarded the Disability Inclusion Leadership award. She also attended Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women Summit, which describes itself as “the world’s premier annual gathering of the preeminent...

October 14, 2021

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

Alan Hurwitz memoir available

Let’s Go In: My Journey to a University Presidency is available for purchase through Gallaudet University Press. Dr. Hurwitz and his wife, Vicki T. Hurwitz, have decided to graciously donate their royalties to Gallaudet University. You may also support the T. Alan & Vicki T. Hurwitz Endowed Scholarship Fund for Students; go to Dr....

November 13, 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

Former Provost Carol J. Erting receives award

The American Conference of Academic Deans (ACAD) has selected Dr. Carol J. Erting as the recipient of its fourth annual Award for Excellence in Academic Leadership. This award recognizes individuals who exemplify excellence in academic leadership through shaping and supporting positive change on their campuses and in their communities. Dr. Erting served as Provost from...

October 2, 2020

Dr. Franklin Torres named Faculty Administrator for Global Learning

The Office of International Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Franklin C. Torres Ródenas, ’00 & G-’02, as Gallaudet University’s first Faculty Administrator for Global Learning for the 2020-2021 academic year. In this new position, Dr. Torres will enhance Gallaudet’s academic mission to internationalize the learning experience of every student, a goal...

August 21, 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

Alumna, faculty member to assume leadership role in Massachusetts

Kyle Amber Clark, ’04 & G-’06, has been named Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer at The Learning Center for the Deaf in Framingham, Massachusetts. Ms. Clark, who has been a faculty member in the Department of Counseling, will begin at The Learning Center in September. Ms. Clark has participated in numerous presentations and panel discussions...

August 8, 2020

ADA 30-year anniversary

This Sunday marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, signed into law by President George H. W. Bush on July 26, 1990. This landmark legislation was designed to ensure a more inclusive America, where every person has the right to participate in all aspects of society, including employment. There...

July 24, 2020

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