April 9, 2010 (Archives)

Gallaudet, National Gallery of Art team up to celebrate works of deaf Dutch artist
A pilot program developed with the National Gallery of Art and several Gallaudet units celebrates the work of Hendrick Avercamp (1585-1634), a deaf Dutch artist of the “Golden Age." Tours began Thursday, April 1.

Members named to Working Group on Honorary Degrees
Edward Corbett, '63, and Earnest Okwara, '85, are selected as alumni representatives on a working group that will review and revise the process of nominating candidates for honorary degrees.

Gallaudet Strategic Plan update
President Hurwitz provides an update on the strategic plan in a memo to the campus community.

Task force to review non-academic programs
President Hurwitz has asked for the establishment of a task force to review all University non-academic programs to develop recommendations on how non-academic resources should be reallocated in a manner that addresses Gallaudet's strategic priorities

President Emeritus I. King Jordan, '70, appointed by President Obama to administrative post
Gallaudet President Emeritus I. King Jordan has been appointed by President Obama to serve on the Commission on Presidential Scholars.

Gallaudet volunteers contribute to rebuilding New Orleans
A group of Gallaudet students, accompanied by a staff member, flew to New Orleans, La., for Spring Break to volunteer with Rebuilding Together New Orleans, a non-profit organization that renovates and rebuilds homes damaged in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina.

Faafiti earns WBCA All-American Honorable Mention
Gallaudet University junior center Easter Faafiti earned an honorable mention from the Women's Basketball Coaches Association in announcing the 2010 NCAA Division III State Farm Coaches' All-American team.

Attention ladies! Come have tea with Vicki Hurwitz
The National Organization of the Phi Kappa Zeta Sorority, Inc. is hosting an afternoon tea with Gallaudet's First Lady, Vicki Hurwitz, as a fundraising event on Sunday, April 18, 2-5 p.m., at Peikoff Alumni House.

IRS offers vlogs in ASL
Want to know what the IRS has to offer and how it can help you with your taxes? Got a burning tax question you'd like to have answered? See the link to view the vlogs

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