June 2, 2009 (Archives)

Gallaudet celebrates 140th Commencement
Read about Gallaudet's 140th Commencement and watch videos of the undergraduate and graduate speakers, the keynote address by the Hon. Wilma Newhoudt-Druchen, and the Graduate Hooding ceremony featuring Susan Elliott.

Oldies, but Goodies team wins second Gallaudet Golf Open
Only one team could claim the GGO championship trophy and bragging rights. The real winners, however, were the students who will benefit from the funds raised.

Office of Alumni Relations to have booth at Deaf Seniors of America conference
Alumni Relations invites alumni to stop by its booth at the Deaf Seniors of America conference at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev., June 22-25 for information on class reunions and updates on Gallaudet.

Washington State GUAA to host fundraising event
The Washington State chapter of the GUAA and Puget Sound Association of the Deaf will host a cookout for both Gallaudet alumni and their friends on Saturday, July 4, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., with a potluck from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Carkeek Park, Seattle, WA.

Three Gallaudet alumni elected officers of Florida Association of the Deaf
Florida Association of the Deaf elected new officers for the 2009-2011 term at its recent convention.

Students invited to first White House poetry jam
Five Gallaudet students visited the White House on May 12 for the first evening of poetry, music, and spoken word to be held at the home of the U.S. president and his family.

Nominations for honorary degree and professor and dean emeritus awards sought
The Office of the Provost is seeking nominations for honorary degree and professor and dean emeritus awards from alumni to be awarded during Commencement exercsises in May 2010.

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