June 4, 2008 (Archives)

Spring meeting of the Board of Trustees
Board of Trustees Chair Ben Soukup's May 23 memorandum to the Gallaudet community gives highlights of the board's May meeting on campus.

President Davila appears on British deaf news
On May 23, President Davila was featured on "Deafstation," an information resource and news service website using British Sign Language.

'Bob's Vlog': A conversation with Brooke Budzinski, Brian Lucas, and Arlyn Penaranda
President Davila has a dialogue with three graduating members of the Class of 2008 about their Gallaudet experience.

Paul Drehoff appointed vice president for Institutional Advancement
President Davila, in a May 8 memorandum, shared news with the Gallaudet community that Paul Drehoff has been selected to oversee three units--Alumni Relations, Development, and Public Relations, starting June 16.

Gallaudet hosts Capital City Market planners workshop
Gallaudet hosted a May 5 planners workshop, where the University shared its vision for the Capital City Market, an area across the street from the campus (known as the Farmer's Market) with different stakeholders for the redevelopment project.

Gallaudet Golf Open a big success
The fundraising tournament, organized by the Gallaudet University Alumni Association, featured competition between 19 teams, a raffle, a silent auction, and sponsorship to benefit student scholarships at Gallaudet.

GUAA election ballots awaiting your vote
Attention, GUAA members! Time to vote for the GUAA 2008-2012 Board of Directors! Ballots are now in GUAA lifetime members' mailboxes. The deadline for submitting the ballots is postmarked July 3.

Thirteen people receive GUAA Graduate Fellowship Fund awards for the 2008-09 academic year
The Graduate Fellowship Fund is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Find out who benefited from the fund in 2008-09.

GUAA chapter updates
Alumni were inspired by the Gallaudet spirit in recent weeks at GUAA chapter functions in Alabama, Florida, Kansas, Oregon, and Washington State. Three out of the chapters announced new officers.

Facebook Gallaudet on a roll
More than 500 alumni have signed up for Facebook after reading an article in the spring 2008 issue of "Gallaudet Today Newsletter." Come and catch Facebook Fever along with other Gallaudet alumni!

Gary Viall named Deaf Businessperson of the Year
Gary Viall, '67 & G-'84, received this distinguished award from the Gallaudet University Department of Business.

D.C. tour for deaf and hard of hearing senior citizens
A great opportunity is being offered July 20-26 at Gallaudet to visit D.C. landmarks, connect and socialize with other senior citizens, and have intellectual stimulation from seminars and fun activities.

Gallaudet baseball team trounces UMD ... in 1908
May 23 marked 100 years since the 1908 game between Gallaudet and the Maryland Agricultural College (now the University of Maryland, College Park), which Gallaudet won, 1-0. Read about this historic game and see photos of the game ball!

Gallaudet Athletics Hall of Fame nominations sought
All nominations are due by July 1, with a minimum of 500 words, plus supporting information. The nominations can be submitted via fax or email; all pertinent information is in the nomination form on the accompanying link.

Athletic enews available to subscribers
Oscar Ocuto, '02, Gallaudet Athletics Department's marketing and media coordinator/sports information director, welcomes Gallaudet alumni and sports buffs to sign up for the free athletics enewsletter with Gallaudet sports' latest happenings.

Alumnus Andrew Brinks tapped as head coach for Bison cross country
Interim Athletic Director Mike Weinstock announced the appointment of Dr. Andrew "Andy" Brinks, '82 & Ph.D'08, as head coach of the Bison cross country team, set to return this fall. See the full story.

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