January 20, 2016 (Archives)

GUAA/LCCF award recipients announced
The Gallaudet University Alumni Association and the Laurent Clerc Cultural Fund Committee announce the names of noted individuals who will be honored at the 47th annual Charter Day Awards and Brunch Program on Saturday, April 9. Tickets are $40 and the deadline to purcahse tickets is Friday, April 1, 2016.

Professor Emeritae announcement to the Gallaudet community
Drs. Cynthia Neese Bailes, '70, Marilyn Ann Sass-Lehrer, and Donna M. Mertens will receive Professor Emerita status. They will be formally recognized during Gallaudet's 146th Annual Commencement on May 13, 2016.

Job Openings at Gallaudet!
Gallaudet is always looking for talented individuals to contribute to the potpourri of what it takes to make up a campus community. The University offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. There are job openings on campus. Please check out the Human Resources Services website for the latest employment postings. The website is updated a few times each week so be sure to check back often.

Allen E. Sussman, '55, Passes Away
Dr. Allen E. Sussman, a longtime faculty member of the counseling department at Gallaudet, also best known for the use of the term "plantation menality" during the Deaf President Now movement in 1988, passed away on January 8, 2016. Dr. Sussman also implemented the student development program which led to the paraprofessional programs Gallaudet has today. His daughter, Juniper Sussman, '82, is a staff interpreter at Gallaudet Interpreting Services.

Correction: Dates for GUAA Tours
In the December 2015 issue of the alumni e-newsletter, the dates for the GUAA Tours were misquoted as taking place in 2015 when both tours (New England Fall Foliage and Pacific Northwest) will take place in October 2016 and June 2017, respectively. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused. Please see the link for more information on the tours.

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