September 4, 2009 (Archives)

GUAA seeks interested alumni to serve on the Presidential Transition Advisory Committee
Board of Trustees Chair Benjamin Soukup, E-74 & H-00, sent a note to the community announcing the creation of the Presidential Transition Advisory Committee, and alumni are encouraged to participate.

Gallaudet welcomes Race Drake, Sr., 38, to the 75th anniversary of Homecoming
The 2009 Homecoming holds particular significance for both the University and a special alumnus who played in the first Homecoming game in 1934. Race Drake, Sr. will be the honorary coach at this year's game.

Free State (Maryland) Chapter of GUAA to host picnic
Deborah DeStefano, '77, Gallaudet's assistant to the president, will be the featured guest speaker at the GUAA's Free State Chapter picnic on Sunday, September 20, noon-5 p.m., at Walkersville (Md.) Community Park.

ASL Film Festival coming to Twin Falls, Idaho
The Spud Chapter (Idaho) of the GUAA is hosting an ASL Film Festival as a fundraising event in Twin Falls, Idaho on Saturday, September 26. "Legend of the Mountain Man" and "Gerald" are the featured films. .

Deadline extended for honorary degree nominations
The deadline for submitting nominations and supporting materials for honorary degrees has been extended to Friday, September 18.

Gallaudet mourns passing of Senator Edward M. Kennedy; reflects on his support of disability issues and friendship with the University
Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) was an advocate for the rights of people with disabilities, and he shared a message of inclusion in his 1964 Commencement address on Kendall Green.

Community shares in recruitment effort by volunteering for Call-a-Thon
On a recent evening, 18 members of the campus community representing nine departments gathered at a bank of videophones and voice phones, where they talked with school seniors and their parents about the benefits of a Gallaudet education.

Career Center to host Internship and Job Fair
The Career Center is hosting an Internship and Job Fair on Wednesday, September 30, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Gallaudet's Kellogg Conference Hotel. Come by the Career Center before the event to polish up your resume.

MSSD to celebrate 40th anniversary
The campus community is invited to help celebrate MSSD's 40th anniversary on September 25 and 26. A full slate of events is scheduled, including a football game, volleyball tournament, block party, and many other activities

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