May 6, 2015
2015 Spring GUAA Board Meeting Highlights
The GUAA Board of Directors reports to the alumni on numerous items taken place during the Spring meeting on April 9-10, 2015.
Charter Day Takes on Historical Note
The 46th Charter Day this year took on a historical note with the unveiling of the President's portrait and six people were recognized for their achievements.
Presidential Search Advisory Committee Gives Update
The Presidential Search Advisory Committee (PSAC) gives an update on the process and acknowledges the public's desire for more information.
Gallaudet to Induct Noted Performer and Artist Bernard Bragg, '52, Into Hall of Fame
Established during the tenure of Gallaudet President Percival Hall, who served from 1910-1945, the Gallaudet University Hall of Fame began as a small collection of memorials and grew over the years.
Student speakers for Commencement announced
Provost Carol J. Erting announced in an April 15 campus email the student speakers for the 145th annual Commencement exercises, which will be held on Friday, May 15 beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the Field House.
Gallaudet to establish Maguire Academy of Risk Management and Insurance
Gallaudet University has received a $500,000 gift from The Maguire Foundation to establish the Maguire Academy of Risk Management and Insurance. The funds will be used over three years to build up a risk management and insurance academic concentration area for undergraduate students in Gallaudet's Department of Business.
Gallaudet alumna wins Helen Hayes Award for theater performance
Miranda Medugno, '14, won the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical, Helen category, for her role as Helen Keller in "Visible Language." Fellow alumnus Joe Caverly, '11, was nominated in the Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play, Hayes category, for his role as Billy in "Tribes."
Gallaudet to Host Shakespeare's First Folio Exhibition in 2016
Gallaudet University has been selected as a host site for the nationwide traveling exhibition of Shakespeare's First Folio, one of the world's most treasured books.