May 9, 2016 (Archives)

GUAA releases the slate of candidates for the 2016-2020 board term
The GUAA Election Screening Committee has selected nominees for the final ballot for the 2016-2020 GUAA Board term. Voting begins June 27, 2016 and closes on July 27, 2016. This is the first time alumni will be able to cast their ballots electronically and paper ballots will be provided for alumni who request this. If you wish to vote electronically, please email your preferred e mail address to by May 13, 2016.

Bobbie Beth Scoggins, E-'77, to be Commencement Speaker and Honorary Recipient
President Cordano announces Dr. Bobbie Beth Scoggins, will be the commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient for the 2016 Commencement which takes place on Friday, May 13 at 1:30 p.m.

Student speakers for Commencement announced
Provost Carol J. Erting announced in an April 15 campus email the student speakers for the 146th annual Commencement exercises, which will be held on Friday, May 13 beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the Field House.

Gallaudet alumnae Dr. Nancy Hlibok Amann, '93 & G-'96, and Annette Reichman, '83, to become superintendents
Gallaudet alumnae Dr. Nancy Hlibok Amann, '93 & G-'96, and Annette Reichman, '83, have each been selected as superintendents of schools for the deaf.

Spring Awakening musical featuring Gallaudet alumni nominated for three Tony Awards
"Spring Awakening," the Broadway revival musical produced by Deaf West Theater earned three Tony Award nominations on May 3. Featured are David J. Kurs, '98, Sandra Mae Frank, '13, Amelia Hensley, '13, Daniel Durant, E-'14, Russell Harvard, '07, Marlee Matlin, H-'87, and current student Joshua Castille.

Want to purchase past Tower Clock copies? Heres your opportunity!
Tower Clock is Gallaudet University's own yearbook organization. Memories are documented by the Tower Clock staff who are students and share them with the community! If you might have lost your own college days' yearbook, didn't buy one at the time, or know someone who may want a copy, NOW is the time to purchase a copy!

Gallaudet to host month-long celebration of visual Shakespeare
Gallaudet won a competitive selection process to be the D.C. host site from October 7 to 29, 2016 showcasing Shakespeare's work. The University will celebrate with exhibits, performances, a lecture series, and festivals featuring both local and national talent. The Folio features 36 Shakespearean plays including tragedies Hamlet, Macbeth, and Julius Caesar, histories Henry V, among many others.

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