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.
We make it easy for you to apply and enter here.
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Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Contact: Karen Inman Chapel Hall, Suite 102(202) 250‐2738 (videophone)(202) 651‐5505 (voice)(202) 651‐5704 (fax)Email
Media RelationsRobert Weinstock(202) 250-2411 (videophone)Email
Video ServicesMatthew HarchickDirector of Video Services(202) 651-5707 (voice)Email
News Submission Form
The Office of University Communications encourages news and story submissions from the Gallaudet community, including news tips, photos, and written stories. All story submissions will be considered with priority given to those which support the goals of the Gallaudet Strategic Plan (GSP) Stories not directly related to the GSP will be considered on a case-by-case basis, taking into account space and staff time limitations.
News tips and written news stories should include:
Each accepted story will be edited for style and content and adherence to our editorial standards and guidelines.
Photo submissions must meet the specifications provided and may be cropped depending on size and space limitations. Complete information about individuals in the photo, the date of the photo, and whom to credit for the photo must be submitted to be considered for publication.
What publications does the university offer?
How do I request an event or news be covered by the Office of University Communications? If you would like Communications and Public Relations to cover an event or news in our other publications, complete the news submission form at least two weeks in advance. If you have a preference on the publication in which it should be covered please note that in the appropriate field on the form.
If I submit a news tip or article about an upcoming event, does that guarantee coverage? Due to limited staff resources and space limitations in certain publications, we are not able to honor all coverage requests. Priority will be given to those events that support the goals of the Gallaudet Strategic Plan.
How do I request a photo of my event in your publications? For On the Green and Gallaudet Today magazine or newsletter, you should fill out the Photo Request Form. You should let us know two weeks in advance of the event, provide all the relevant information (day, time, location, contact person). You may accompany the story with a photo.
For the Featured Photo, which appears in Daily Digest, please send:
Want a copy of photos from your event? The office is pleased to send digital photos upon request.
Photo submissions: Any photos submitted for print must be in JPG format and be high resolution (300 dpi or greater). Photos for Daily Digest announcements must be cropped or resized to 848 pixels wide by 477 pixels high.
What kinds of stories do you pitch to media? If you believe your event may be worth coverage in newspapers, magazines, television programs, or other external media, please contact the Office of University Communications directly to meet with a media relations representative. The event must support the goals of the Gallaudet Strategic Plan and have a wider appeal to a broad audience.
A reporter contacted me requesting information or an interview. What should I do? Students, faculty, and staff have a great deal of expertise and insight to share with members of the media. However, before responding to a media representative, members of the campus community should contact University Communications at email@example.com, (202) 250-2738 (videophone) or (202) 651-5505 (voice). University Communications is the source for the media regarding any official information about the University.
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