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January 17, 2013 (Archives)

Gallaudet mourns passing of Dr. Mervin Garretson, '47
President Hurwitz reports on the passing of Dr. Mervin D. Garretson, Class of '47, a noted leader at Gallaudet and the national and global deaf communities.

President Hurwitz wins CASE District II Chief Executive Leadership Award
Gallaudet President T. Alan Hurwitz has been selected to receive the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District II Chief Executive Leadership Award for 2013.

GUAA President Reynolds makes two important announcements in her latest vlog
In her latest vlog, GUAA President Alyce Slater Reynolds, '76 & G-'78, announces that the GUAA Board is seeking nominations for two members-at-large to serve for the 2012-2016 term, and the 25th anniversary of Deaf President Now will be observed on March 9.

Save the date for Deaf President Now 25th Anniversary
The 25th anniversary of the Deaf President Now (DPN) movement is fast approaching, and both Gallaudet and the GUAA have been busy planning events to celebrate this historic milestone, including a live panel discussion with the four student DPN leaders at Gallaudet on March 9. Click on the link for more information.

GUAA/LCCF award recipients announced
The Gallaudet University Alumni Association and the Laurent Clerc Cultural Committee announce the names of noted individuals who will be honored at the 2013 Charter Day Awards and Brunch Program on Saturday, April 6.

Want to learn more about how the NFL drafts players? Come to Alumni Basketball Madness
During the 17th Alumni Basketball Madness on Saturday, February 2, alumnus Tony Tatum, Class of 2012, who played on the Bison football team and is currently going through the NFL draft process, will talk about the experience in a taped interview. Football coach Chuck Goldstein and Sports Information Director Sam Atkinson will offer a rare behind-the-scenes look at the process.

Read the latest news from "On the Green" on the Gallaudet homepage
A sampling of recent news stories on the Gallaudet homepage includes the Technology Access Program's recognition by the Federal Communications Commission for its efforts in developing text-to-911 services, a documentary on House One that is being sold to benefit the Gallaudet University Museum, and a first step by Gallaudet and Beijing Union universities in an International Center Pilot Program.

Gallaudet recognized for efforts in development of text-to-911 services
Gallaudet's Technology Access Program was recently recognized by the Federal Communications Commission for its work in developing text-to-911 capabilities, which will be available nationwide by May 15, 2014 by the nation's four largest wireless carriers: AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile.

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