A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
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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On February 29, 2012 nine university presidents in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area joined Mayor Vincent C. Gray to sign the District of Columbia Mayor’s College and University Sustainability Pledge (CUSP). The goal was for the District of Columbia to become the “Greenest College Town in America.”
This pledge was the first of its kind in the nation. No other U.S. city had formed such an progressive sustainability compact with its higher education sector. Signatory schools committed to pursue a myriad of sustainability measures related to energy use, buildings, green education, transportation, waste reduction, grounds maintenance, purchasing, and the management and reporting of progress towards goals. Each school selected its own commitments and goals for sustainability.
Gallaudet University President T. Alan Hurwitz, along with presidents from American University, The Catholic University of America, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Howard University, Trinity Washington University, the University of the District of Columbia, and Corcoran College of Art + Design (now part of George Washington University) signed the pledge.
Gallaudet committed to the following sustainability goals:
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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