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Service awards for July
Yvonne Catt, student support specialist, Student Life; Charles Crosby, driver, Transportation; Mark Dudley, supervisor of HVAC and controls, Maintenance; Chardae Jenoure, administrative secretary, Business; Victoria King, executive secretary, Audiology; Vernetta Pegues, administrative secretary, Student Health Service; Darrell Ware, public safety officer, Public Safety
Shelia Kelly-Bryant, dispatcher/customer representative, Public Safety; Suzy McKenzie, manager of computer support services, Helpdesk, Media and Classroom Technology; Mairin Veith, instructor, History
Beverly Buchanan, supervisor, English Language Institute
Judith Harkins, director, Technology Access Program, and professor, Communication Studies; Janet Vance, director, Human Resources Services; Ivey Wallace, manager of editing and production, Gallaudet Press
New employees hired in July
Matthew Brown, dispatcher/customer service representative, Public Safety
Promotions in July
Karen Cook, interim dean, Career Center; Charity Reedy Hines, executive director of undergraduate admissions and financial aid, Admissions
Retirement in July
Linda Delk, Clerc Center
Service awards for August
Kari Bahl, interpreter II, Gallaudet Interpreting Service; Christi Batamula, instructor, Education; Jeffrey Brune, assistant professor, History; Teresa Burke, instructor, Philosophy and Religion; Richard Goodrow, academic web programmer, Academic Technology; Michelle Gough, teacher, Clerc Center; Eugene Mirus, assistant professor/GSR coordinator, ASL and Deaf Studies Program; Kristin Mulrooney, assistant professor, Linguistics; Pamela Rypkema, manager, Risk Management and Insurance; Robert Sanchez, assistant professor, History; Ethan Sinnott, associate professor, Theatre Arts; Luciana Spinosi, teacher, MSSD; Nanette Virnig, athletic specialist, Athletics; David Warn, math teacher, MSSD
Robert Ackley, professor/chair, Audiology; Leticia Arellano, ASL proficiency evaluator, ASD Diagnostic and Evaluation Services; Derek Braun, professor/director, Biology; Genie Chisholm, coordinator of support services, Student Services; Lynn Gorham, accounts payable specialist, Finance Office; Rosa Guerra, custodian, Custodial Services; Joel Krigsman, academic systems engineer, Helpdesk, Media, and Classroom Technology; Teresa Mason, professor/chair, Social Work; Julie Mitchiner, instructor, Education; Jessica Sandle, assistant principal, MSSD; Caroline Solomon, associate professor, Biology; Barbara Stock, associate professor/chair, Philosophy and Religion; Helen Thumann, associate professor/chair, Education
Catherine Valcourt-Pearce, coordinator of publications and development, Clerc Center Public Relations and Publications
Marquessa Brown, B.A. program coordinator/professor, Social Work; Robin Goffen, speech/language pathologist, Audiology; Donna Morere, professor, Psychology; Kathy Pongor, education technology teacher, KDES; Ann Topolosky, educational planner, MSSD
Tonya Gamble, program support specialist, Transportation; Susan Gill-Doleac, assistant director, Gallaudet Dance Company, Physical Education and Recreation; Mona McCubbin, international services program specialist, CPSO; Jane Norman, professor, Communication Studies
Jane Baldi, language arts teacher, MSSD; Sharon Barnartt, professor/chair, Sociology; Brenda Bishop, PeopleSoft functional analyst, Information Technology Service; Debra Cushner, teacher, KDES; Jane Dillehay, professor/coordinator, General Studies; Gary Hotto, coordinator of admissions, Clerc Center; Ruth Reed, teacher’s aide, KDES; Thelma Schroeder, director, Academic Advising
Barbara Pomeroy, associate professor, Physical Education and Recreation; Florence Vold, assistant professor/B.A. program director, Education
Employees hired in August
Timothy Anderson, ELI trainer, English Language Institute; Jenny Cooper, residential night assistant, Student Life; Akilah English, teaching fellow, KDES; Maria Gabor, ELI trainer, English Language Institute; Elizabeth Henry, instruction and reference/E-resources librarian, Library; Julie Hochgesang, instructor, ASL and Deaf Studies Program; Michael Hollywood, social studies teacher, MSSD; Patricia McKenzie, residential night assistant, Student Life; Maria Saccente, math teacher, MSSD; Dana Sipek, teaching fellow, KDES
Promotions in August
Matthew Bakke, professor/chair, Audiology; Martina Bienvenu, professor, ASL and Deaf Studies Program; Paul Blakely, manager, President’s Office and House One Operations, President’s Office; Jenny Cooper, residential educator, Student Life; Paige Franklin, associate professor, English; Raychelle Harris, assistant professor, ASL and Deaf Studies Program; Christopher Heuer, associate professor, English; Frances Marquez, associate professor, History; Carolyn McCaskill, professor/deaf studies B.A. coordinator, ASL and Deaf Studies; Raymond Merritt, associate professor, Biology; Ava Morrow, professor/internship coordinator, Biology; Regina Nuzzo, associate professor, Math and Computer Science; Sharon Pajka, associate professor, English; David Reekers, acting director, Admissions; Rosalinda Ricasa, assistant professor, English; Ethan Sinnott, associate professor, Theatre Arts; Mary Thumann, assistant professor/internship coordinator, Interpretation; Miako Villanueva, assistant professor, Linguistics; Qi Wang, professor, Business; Christina Yuknis, assistant professor/placement coordinator, Education
Retirements in August
David Armstrong, Administration and Finance; Jane Baldi, MSSD; Scott Bally, Audiology; Jean Berube, Physical Education and Recreation; Sara Gillespie, KDES; Ann Graziadei, Physical Education and Recreation; MaryJune Moseley, Audiology; Jane Rutherford, Library; Rala Stone, Audiology; Judith Termini, Freshman Studies
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (DC HSEMA), and Gallaudet are discussing new inclusive emergency management education partnerships. This dovetails with our new graduate certificate program in Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Planning (DEP, headed by Dr. Audrey Cooper, interdisciplinary lead for the...
Gallaudet students, faculty, staff, and alumni played a prominent role in the 58th biennial conference of the National Association of the Deaf, held June 30-July 4 in Orlando. Florida. The Gallaudet University College Bowl team defended its championship on Saturday, July 2, defeating RIT/NTID and the University of Minnesota. This was Gallaudet’s tenth win overall...
Dr. Caroline Kobek Pezzarossi, Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Certification in the Office of Student Success and Academic Quality, is one of several people featured in Diverse Leadership for a New Era, a new Chronicle of Higher Education special report on diversity in administrative ranks in academia. The 48-page report, written by Chronicle senior editor...
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