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Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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April 2016 Service Awards
Five years: Theodore Baran, Director, Public Safety; Department of Public Safety
Ten years: Mark Beaver, Kitchen Mechanic; Maintenance Services
Fifteen years: Evon Black, Associate Director, Recruitment; Recruiting and Retention
Twenty-five years: Denise West, Manager, Institutional Compliance; Clerc Center Administration and Operations; Jean Gordon, ASL Diagnostician; ASL Diagnostic and Evaluation Services
Jennifer Little, Coordinator, Special Projects, Student Affairs; Kelly Fournier, Operations Coordinator, Gallaudet Interpreting Service
Arthur Hess, Residential Educator II, Student Life; Estedar Yilma, Research Administrator, Communication Arts Research; Lillian Holt, Executive Director, Provost; Philip Endicott, Admissions Counselor, Admissions; Clayton Grossinger, Human Resources Assistant, Human Resources Services; Jeffrey Shaumeyer, Communications, Research, and Information Technology Coordinator, Office for Students with Disabilities
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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