February 5, 2010 (Archives)

Happy Birthday, Edward Miner Gallaudet!
Today (February 5) is Edward Miner Gallaudet's birthday! Watch the video montage remembering the University's first president.

Honorary degree, professor emeritus recipients; speaker announced for 2010 Commencement
Distinguished individuals who will receive honorary degrees and professor emeritus status at Gallaudet's 141st Commencement exercises on Friday, May 14 have been announced by President Hurwitz. The Commencement speaker has also been named.

President Hurwitz gave his first State of the University address on January 21
See the First Campus presentation by President Hurwitz online

Gallaudet Clubs scheduled following regional Academic Bowl competitions in March
Gallaudet alumni can "hit two birds with one stone" by attending regional competitions for the National Academic Bowl for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students.

Nominations accepted for Athletics Hall of Fame
The Gallaudet University Alumni Association has officially opened the Athletics Hall of Fame nomination process to the public and will accept nominations until Friday, April 2.

Names of alumni who passed away in 2009 listed
The Gallaudet Office of Alumni Relations lists the known Gallaudet alumni who passed away last year.

President Hurwitz expresses gratitude to the response by the Gallaudet University community to disaster in Haiti
President Hurwitz, in a personal letter to the campus commuunity, addresses the situation in the Republic of Haiti and talks about what Gallaudet has been doing to help the residents there.

President Hurwitz to make first chapter visit in Phoenix
Dr. T. Alan Hurwitz will be the featured speaker at a banquet hosted by the GUAA Valley of the Sun Chapter (Phoenix, Ariz.) on Sunday, February 21, noon-6 p.m.

Washington State GUAA launches website
The Washington State Chapter of the GUAA has launched a new website that includes a list all upcoming events--including one on Saturday, March 6.

Gerald 'Bummy' Burstein recognized by CSD Riverside
On Thursday, February 4, the California School for the Deaf, Riverside, named its student center for Burstein at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Riverside Chapter (GUAA) provides year in review
The Riverside Chapter of the GUAA has been busy with celebrating several milestones.

The Alumni Relations Office wants to stay connected with you!
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