July 10, 2008 (Archives)

Abigail Strauss, 97 & G-99, named new assistant director of alumni outreach/student programs
The Office of Alumni Relations is thrilled to announce that Abigail Strauss will begin her duties as assistant director of alumni outreach/student programs on August 4.

Graduate Fellowship Fund turns 40 this year
The Graduate Fellowship Fund (GFF) Committee would like to share its 40th anniversary report findings with the alumni focusing on 178 deaf and hard of hearing GFF recipients' educational achievements.

Board of Trustees gains three new members
Joining the trustees are U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), who will serve as a public member of the board; James Lee Sorenson, nationally recognized entrepreneur; and Tiffany Williams-Granfors, '89, noted deaf international sports programs leader.

Two latest 'Bob's Vlog' segments!
President Robert Davila, '53, is eager to share updates with viewers in his latest installments of "Bob's Vlog." Here are two vlogs about his European trip and the College of Professional Studies and Outreach.

Edward H. Bosso appointed dean of the Clerc Center
Provost Stephen Weiner announces the appointment of Mr. Bosso as Clerc Center dean, effective Monday, July 14.

Buff & Blue Fever continues
Have you caught Buff & Blue Fever yet? Do you want to support Gallaudet students in achieving their dreams? Now is the time to give! Are you ready?

Bison student-athletes make CAC All-Academic Team
Forty-four Bison were among 900 student-athletes from the nine full-member institutions competing in 19 championship sports named to the 2007-08 All-Academic Team by the Capital Athletic Conference.

Gallaudet alumna takes an initiative in Deaf Youth USA organization
Melissa Malzkuhn, '07, encourages deaf people ages 18-30 to become involved in the newly established group, Deaf Youth USA.

Expanding opportunities for deaf Peace Corps volunteers explored
Returned Peace Corps volunteers (RPCVs) have expressed their desire to open up volunteer positions for deaf people in all regions of the world. Representatives of Gallaudet, Peace Corps, and RPCVs came to campus in May to discuss the possibilities.

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