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Fifth annual BisonTank selects top three teams

The fifth annual BisonTank Competition took place virtually on Wednesday, April 6. BisonTank, organized by the Gallaudet Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute (GIEI) and sponsored by Convo, has become an opportunity for future deaf entrepreneurs to boost their innovation and pitch their business ideas. Contestants learn to develop a business concept, and how to bring their...

April 8, 2022

Student Aubrey Moorman selected as Mid-Atlantic Civic Fellow for 2022-2023

The Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic has selected Aubrey Moorman, a junior government major from Laurel, Maryland, as an inaugural Mid-Atlantic Civic Fellow for the 2022-2023 academic year. Aubrey will participate in the upcoming fellowship year alongside a select group of students representing CCMA member institutions in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Delaware. President Cordano nominated Aubrey for...

April 8, 2022

Gallaudet debate team wins minds and hearts at Morehouse College

The Gallaudet University debate team participated in the annual Social Justice Debates March 25-27 at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, making the quarterfinal round and earning several individual debater awards. This was the first time in history that a team using American Sign Language and English took part in a multi-school competition. Twenty-one schools, some...

April 8, 2022

Gallaudet University Debate Team to participate in Social Justice Debates

The Gallaudet University debate team is in Atlanta, Georgia this weekend, participating in the 2022 Social Justice Debates at Morehouse College. Debates begin this evening on the proposition “The adoption of a mandatory racial desegregation policy for K-12 public schools is desirable.” According to Dr. Brendan Stern, the team’s coach, all teams will be required...

March 25, 2022

Faculty member Barbara Stock to participate in summer institute

Dr. Barbara Stock, a long-time faculty member in the Philosophy program in the School of Arts and Humanities has been invited to participate in the Council of Independent College’s New Currents in Teaching Philosophy Institute July 24-28 in Baltimore. Dr. Stock is one of 30 philosophy professors from across the United States who will take...

March 25, 2022

Troy Kotsur nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in CODA

Troy Kotsur, E-’92, was nominated for an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 2021 film CODA from Apple TV. In his performance, he captured the experience of Frank Rossi, the deaf father of lead CODA character Ruby Rossi. Kotsur is the first deaf male to be nominated for an Oscar. He...

February 11, 2022

Alumni, student among production team, performers in 2022 ViacomCBS Showcase

A new showcase by ViacomCBS includes three alumni and a student. Jonathan “Jonaz” McMillan, ’10, Director of ASL, Rosa Lee Timm, E- ’97, Deaf Rap Choreographer, and current student, terrylene, Pre-Production of ASL, served on the production team and Dickie Hearts, ’09 plays Billie Upton in the showcase.  ViacomCBS showcase is a highly produced, pre-filmed...

February 11, 2022

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

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