November 10, 2009 (Archives)

The 75th anniversary of Homecoming marks many milestones
There were many special events that took place at the 2009 Homecoming. Alumni created lifelong memories by participating in these events, seeing old friends, and making new ones.

Race Drake, Sr., ’38, reflects on the 75th anniversary of Homecoming
In an interview with Director of Alumni Relations Sam Sonnenstrahl, '79 & G-'84, Race Drake, Sr., '38, reflects on the highlights of the 2009 Homecoming and takes a jog down memory lane.

An update on Gallaudet's progress with the Long Range Strategetic Plan
The following email memo was sent to the campus community on November 9 by President Davila, '53, with the latest update on the LRSP.

Progress made on President Davila's seven-point agenda for diversity
President Davila announced a seven-point agenda for diversity at Gallaudet in the summer of 2007. Since that time he has worked diligently to see that as much of that agenda as possible is enacted during his tenure.

Gallaudet holds the line on tuition
Despite a trend toward sharp tuition increases this year among U.S. colleges and universities, Gallaudet will, for the second consecutive year, maintain its current tuition and fees for academic year 2010-1011.

Presidential portrait wall gets new look
Changes have been made to the wall where the presidential portraits are hung in Chapel Hall, just in time for Homecoming weekend.

Pioneering digital journal launched
The Deaf Studies Digital Journal, the first peer-reviewed academic and creative arts journal in American Sign Language and English, was released during a launch celebration November 4 in the James Lee Sorenson Language and Communication Center.

Alumnus Tate Tullier named 'Trailblazer of the Year'
Tullier, '03, was named Purple Communications’ Trailblazer of the Year and winner of the telecommunication relay company’s Dream Bigger Campaign at an October 17 gala.

St. Augustine (GUAA) to host picnic
The St. Augustine Chapter of the GUAA will host a picnic for alumni and friends on Saturday, November 14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at Gamble Rodgers State Park at Flagler Beach.

THIS JUST IN! School in San Diego, Calif., named after President Davila
An elementary school program for deaf and hard of hearing students, in Chula Vista (San Diego), Calif., has been named the Davila Day School after President Robert Davila, '53, thanks to his contributions to deaf education and the Hispanic community.

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