May 13, 2013
Third edition of 'Alumni NOW!' released!
Alumni Relations has released the third episode of Alumni NOW! With Gallaudet's 144th Commencement coming up, there are two different segments about graduation: past and present whioh feature traditions and memories. There is also an interview with alumnus Dr. Wilma Newhoudt-Druchen, '92 & G-'05, vice-president of the World Federation of the Deaf and the first deaf person elected to the South African Parliament.
GUAA Board announces treasurer and members at-large
The current GUAA Board is now complete, with the appointment of treasurer and two members at-large. All three will serve until October 2016 when the full board's term ends.
President Hurwitz elected to D.C. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
Gallaudet University is pleased to announce that President T. Alan Hurwitz has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Washington, D.C. Chamber of Commerce.
President Hurwitz receives honorary degree from Fresno State
Gallaudet University announced President T. Alan Hurwitz received the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from California State University, Fresno (Fresno State). Fresno State President John Welty recommended Hurwitz to receive the degree which was then approved by the California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees. The CSU Board of Trustees oversees 23 campuses within the state making it one of the largest systems of higher education in the world.