December 19, 2012 (Archives)

Catch up on the latest news with "On the Green" with Alan
In the November edition of "On The Green with Alan," President T. Alan Hurwitz discusses the 2022 Campus Plan and recent meetings with stakeholders in wards 5 and 6 of Washington, D.C., the call for nominations for honorary degrees to be awarded at Commencement 2014, the Full Plate Project food drive, the Bison Women's Volleyball team's impressive season, and the "Creativity On Demand" student art show.

Academic Bowl returns to regional competition format
The popular Gallaudet University Academic Bowl, after a two-year test run of hosting one single competition nationwide format at Gallaudet, will return to a regional competition in 2013. There will be five regional competitions and a national competition at Gallaudet in March.

President Hurwitz issues statement regarding U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Gallaudet President T. Alan Hurwitz expresses disappointment that the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities treaty was not ratified by the U.S. Senate.

GUAA Board seeks nominations for members-at-large
The newly-elected GUAA Board is seeking nominations for two members-at-large. The deadline for submitting nominations is January 31, 2013.

Need a last minute gift idea for this year? Give to Gallaudet!
A donation to Gallaudet University is a great way to show your support for Gallaudet. It's also a great way to add to your 2012 tax deductions!

Give the gift of a lifetime by staying connected to Gallaudet
This is the season for giving, which means it's a great time to give loved ones a GUAA Lifetime Membership to continue their connection with Gallaudet.

Athletics launches Gallaudet Front Row
Gallaudet University's Department of Athletics has launched its first mobile application, Gallaudet Front Row, in partnership with PrestoSports. The free app will give Bison fans premium access to previously unavailable game day content on mobile devices, including tablets and smart phones.

Students explore opportunities at Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Biology, chemistry, and math majors recently visited the offices and laboratories of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in Rockville, Md., to tour the facility and learn about internships and employment opportunities available. A number of Gallaudet alumni are employed at the NRC, and several were on hand to greet the visitors.

Darian Burwell, '97 & G-'04, to receive honor
Gallaudet University is pleased to announce that Darian Burwell, director of Student Success, has been selected as a 2012-2013 Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate! Burwell and nine other award recipients were chosen for this prestigious honor from a group of nearly 130 educators who were nominated.

Happy Holidays from the Alumni Relations staff
The Office of Alumni Relations wants to wish our beloved alumni a happy and safe holidays. Click on the link for the "card".

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