April 16, 2008 (Archives)

Bummy Chair becomes first chair fully endowed by a deaf person
The $1 million endowment will start appointing scholars to study and research leadership in the deaf community.

Jerald M. ('JJ') Jordan, '48, noted leader in deaf athletics, dies
Jerald Jordan, affectionately known as "JJ," a member of the Class of 1948, died on March 26 at his home in West River, Md. He was 80 years old.

Retired library science professor and Gallaudet alumna Adele Jensen Krug, ’30, celebrates 100th birthday
Adele turned 100 on March 30, becoming the longest living Gallaudet alumna. She was the wife of Walter Krug, ’27.

Update on search for Gallaudet's tenth president
Board of Trustees Chair Ben Soukup informed the Gallaudet community in an April 1 memo about the search for Gallaudet's tenth president. You are welcome to read a detailed report from the Task Force.

Charter Day experiences inspire students, award recipients, alumni, and attendees
In honor of Gallaudet University's 144th anniversary of its charter signing by President Abraham Lincoln, Charter Day festivities were an eye-opener for many attendees, including student guests.

Gallaudet Clubs continue to be a favorite among alumni at Regional Academic Bowl competitions
Four Gallaudet Club events were held during the months of February and March in conjunction with the annual Regional Academic Bowl competitions.

More 'Bob's Vlog' segments!
President Bob Davila, '53, continues to stay busy sharing updates with "Bob's Vlog" viewers. Here are three vlog segements about the Clerc Center, emergency preparedness, and respect for diversity.

Gallaudet Head Football Coach Ed Hottle promoted to assistant athletic director
Ed Hottle has assumed the role of assistant athletic director in addition to his football coaching duties.

Gallaudet/NTID alumni picnic set for May 3 in Olathe, Kan.
The third annual Gallaudet/NTID alumni picnic will be at Heritage Park, Shelter #1. The event is coordinated by the Kansas GUAA chapter and the NTID Alumni chapter. (See flyer)

Faculty-in-Residence program offers unique moments of teaching and learning
This academic year, four professors living among the students found many positive—and sometimes surprising--experiences

Summer at Gallaudet: It’s ON!
The College of Professional Studies and Outreach has lots to offer this summer.

Alumni invited to attend valuable training on multicultural compentence and social justice at their alma mater this summer
National Counselors of the Deaf Association Conference coordinators Roger Beech and Cheryl Wu encourage alumni from psychology, social work, and counseling programs to attend the conference June 18-21 at their alma mater.

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