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Annually, during the spring, the Gallaudet Staff Council (GSC) holds its GSC staff awards where they recognize qualified Gallaudet staff members who exhibit exemplary performance, as well as go above and beyond for students, departments, peers, and/or the Gallaudet community. The four categories for the 2017-2018 academic year are as follows:
● Gallaudet Citizens Staff Award● True Buff and Blue Staff Award● Bison Sage Staff Award● Gallaudet Lifetime Achievement Staff Award
The 2016-2017 academic year winners were: Tammy Kinsler, Sam Atkinson, Kojo Amissah, and Lynda Carter, ’85.
The GSC will be accepting nominations for each category starting January 2, 2018. All nominations may come from supervisors, faculty, staff, and students. Note that when nominating someone, please choose one category. All nominations will close March 9, 2018 at 5 p.m. Winners will be announced at the Gallaudet Staff Council of Representatives meeting on March 22, 2018.
To nominate a staff member or to reach out with for questions or concerns, please email the GSC Awards Committee at GSC.Awards@Gallaudet.edu.
For more information in regards to nomination requirements, award criterias, and category prizes, please go to: https://my.gallaudet.edu/gallaudet-staff-council-gsc/staff-awards.
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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