August 2, 2013 (Archives)

GUAA and Hands on Travel join forces to provide alumni tours
The Gallaudet University Alumni Association (GUAA) and Hands on Travel (HOT), a deaf - owned travel agency in Italy that is run by Terry Giansanti, '98, are thrilled to announce a partnership has been formed. HOT will provide tours for alumni, their families and friends with a portion of the proceeds going to GUAA. The first tour is slated for September - October 2014 and will focus on deaf history and heritage in France.

Latest vlog from GUAA President Reynolds addresses Gallaudet's 150th/GUAA's 125th Anniversary
With plans for Gallaudet's 150th anniversary and GUAA's 125th underway, in her latest vlog, GUAA President Alyce Slater Reynolds, '76 & G-'78, talks about how you can help support this milestone.

Office of Alumni Relations to bring Gallaudet to Baltimore
The Office of Alumni Relations plans to have a booth at the Deaf Seniors of America conference in Baltimore, Md. beginning at noon on Friday, August 23 and from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily until Monday, August 26. Gallaudet will also be hosting breakfast on Sunday, August 25 from 7 - 8 a.m.

Gallaudet passes accrediation by MSCHE with flying colors
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has granted Gallaudet continuing accreditation by the MSCHE.

Graduate Fellowship Fund recipients announced
Thirteen individuals received grants from the Graduate Fellowship Fund Committee of the Gallaudet University Alumni Associaiton, enabling them to pursue their studies in 2013 - 2014.

Gallaudet's influence on H Street featured in Washington Post
Gallaudet's influence and integration with H Street is featured in a July 17 article

Andrew Phillips, '06, policy counsel for the NAD, honored by White House
On July 25, the White House honored eight "Champions of Change" who embody the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including Andrew Phillips.

Trustee Claudia Gordon appointed associate director in White House Office of Public Engagement
President Hurwitz shared news with the campus community in a July 17 email of Board of Trustees member Claudia Gordon's appointment as associate director in the White House Office of Public Engagement. In this position, Ms. Gordon serves President Barack Obama's administration as an adviser on disability issues.

Newest Gallaudet building and DeafSpace featured in Metropolis Magazine article
The Living and Learning Residence Hall 6 (LLRH6) is featured in the July-August issue of Metropolis Magazine.

San Diego (CA) Chapter of the GUAA to host fundraiser for Gallaudet students
The San Diego Chapter of the GUAA is hosting a banquet on Saturday, September 14 from 6-9 p.m. at Tio Leo's, 3510 Valley Centre Drive, San Diego, CA 92130. Jennifer Kononenko, '00 & G-'03, GUAA Board Member - West Region, is the guest speaker and will be providing details on plans for the 150th Anniversary in July 2014. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit Gallaudet students who need books and supplies. The deadline to purchase tickets is September 1.

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