September 17, 2018 (Archives)

Gallaudet Alumni and GUAA Legend Burstein Passes Away
The deaf community lost one of its greatest role models when Gerald "Bummy" Burstein, '50 & H-'86, passed away peacefully in Riverside, CA on Friday, August 31, 2018. Bummy's passing leaves behind a legacy and huge shoes for the deaf community to fill. He was active and contributed in so many different aspects of the deaf community throughout his long life.

GUAA Announces Award in Honor of Gertrude Scott Galloway, '51, PhD '93 & H-'02
The Gallaudet University Alumni Association (GUAA) Board has created a new award in honor of Galloway who passed away in 2014. The Gertrude Scott Galloway, '51, PhD '93 & H-'02, Advocacy and Social Justice Award goes to an individual who is a strong advocate for social justice for deaf and hard of hearing people. The deadline to submit nominations is Monday, October 1, 2018.

2018 Homecoming Schedule Now on Web
The 2018 Homecoming season promises to be a festive and jam packed weekend as you will see in the schedule with some special events planned for our beloved alumni. Additional information on hotels, and transportation is also included. To see plans for your class reunion, go to

Senator John McCain: A Staunch Ally of Gallaudet
The University joins the world in the mourning of Senator John McCain's passing on August 25, 2018.

Gallaudet legend Ronda Jo Miller featured in NCAA Champion magazine
Gallaudet University Athletics Hall of Famer Ronda Jo Miller, '02, is profiled in the Summer 2018 issue of Champion magazine published by the NCAA.

Youth Leadership Camp Alumni Foundation (YLCAF) Tribute to Jack, '59 & Rosalyn, '59 Gannon and Agnes, '47 and Don, '45 Padden
Sponsored by Gallaudet University Regional Center (GURC), the Youth Leadership Camp Alumni Foundation (YLCAF) is hosting a tribute to the Gannons and Paddens, on Sunday, October 28, 2018 (Homecoming weekend). For more information and admission costs, click on the link to see the flyer. Contact: Lisa Jacobs, for more information.

Campus Beautification Day to take place Friday, October 12, 2018
Come out on Friday, October 12 to help make Gallaudet's campus even more beautiful. In the morning we will be planting 30 new trees with Casey Trees. In the afternoon we will work with Gally Gardens on the Hanson Plaza Garden to prepare it for the fall.

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