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February service awards
Lauren Huseby, residential educator, Student Life; Karen Evans, administrative assistant, Student Affairs; Amanda Mueller, interpreter II, Gallaudet Interpreting Service; Gerald Pickering, records and registration functional technician, Registrar
Tammy Kinsler, administrative secretary, Education; Alexis McKenzie, support services specialist, ASL Diagnostic and Evaluation Services
Shirley Benjamin, administrative secretary, Financial Aid; Jimmy Riley, mechanic, Transportation
Anjali Desai-Margolin, career consultant, Career Center; Shirley Tomlinson, custodian, Custodial Services
Susan Mather, professor/coordinator, Linguistics
Sandra Shell, supervisor, Custodial Services
New employees hired in February
Rita Jenoure, board liaison/president’s support specialist, President’s Office; Rashida Thompson, dispatcher/customer service representative, Public Safety; Antoinette Walker, dispatcher/customer service representative, Public Safety; Monika Wells, program and budget analyst III, Budget
Promotions in February
David Reekers, development officer, major gifts, Development
Retirements in February
Janice Mitchell, World Languages and Cultures
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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