July 1, 2010 (Archives)

See the latest vlog from GUAA President Alyce Slater Reynolds, 76 & G-'78
Reynolds gives an update on what's happening at Gallaudet and shares exciting news about how alumni can give back to their alma mater.

GUAA Board has a new challenge for alumni: BISON 5 Booster Challenge!
In an effort to help increase alumni giving for the University, the GUAA Board has come up with a new and fun challenge for alumni: Bison 5 Booster Challenge! See the letter below for more information on how you can be part of this exciting new project.

GUAA pens letter opposing the AB2072 bill for deaf and hard of hearing children
The GUAA has written a letter of opposition to the California Legislature committee reviewing state bill AB2072, which would change the system of newly diagnosed deaf and hard of hearing children to be given information on communication opportunities.

ATTENTION NAD Conference Attendees! Alumni to share spirit by hosting events at NAD
The Office of Alumni Relations has been working hard, planning several events for the NAD conference. Be sure to attend them and show why Gallaudet bleeds buff and blue!

NAD CEO finalists include two alumnae
Gallaudet alumnae Charity Reedy Hines, '89 & G-'97, and Darlene Goncz Zangara, G-'90, are among the finalists who are being considered for the position of Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of the Deaf

Dr. Khadijat 'Kubby' Rashid, '90, appointed White House Fellow, Class of 2010-2011
Dr. Khadijat "Kubby" Rashid, chair of Gallaudet's Department of Business, is one of 13 outstanding men and women appointed to serve as White House Fellows for 2010-2011.

Obama announces plans to nominate Young-Holmes, '74, to key administration post
President Barack Obama announced on Friday, June 25 that he plans to nominate Pamela Young-Holmes, a former Gallaudet trustee, as a member of the National Council on Disability.

Dwight Benedict, '80, Named to ICSD Board
The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) has announced the appointment of A. Dwight Benedict to its Board. Benedict brings a wide range of experience to ICSD, which organizes the Summer and Winter Deaflympics.

Coach Curtis Pride appointed to President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition
Gallaudet baseball coach Curtis Pride was appointed to the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition, and attended a swearing-in ceremony on June 23

Office of Alumni Relations to bring Gallaudet to Vegas
The Office of Alumni Relations plans to have a booth at the Deaf Nation Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada July 19-22. Booth hours are from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Stop by for the latest updates on Gallaudet, or just to say hi.

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