September 7, 2011 (Archives)

"Ole Jim" survives earthquake
On Tuesday, August 23, an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 5.8 shook the East Coast from New York to North Carolina. "Ole Jim" withstood the tremors, thanks to renovations made in 2007.

GUAA election committees announced
A special thanks goes out to alumni who are serving on committees that will oversee the election process for the 2012-2016 GUAA Board of Directors.

GUAA to host fourth annual Gallaudet Golf Open
The Gallaudet University Alumni Association is hosting the fourth annual Gallaudet Golf Open on Sunday, October 23 at Cross Creek Golf Club in Beltsville, Md. The event will raise money for Gallaudet University students.

Position opening in the Office of Development
The Office of Development has a job opening for the position of Senior Development Officer: Annual Fund & Planned Giving. Working with alumni is one of the aspects of this job. Go to to apply.

Congressman Kevin Yoder (R-Kan.) Appointed to Gallaudet University Board of Trustees
On August 31, 2011, Gallaudet University announced that Representative Kevin Yoder (R-Kan.) has been appointed to its Board of Trustees.

Gallaudet University chemistry majors gain nanotechnology skills in summer internship at Howard University
Three Gallaudet University chemistry majors gained experience in nanotechnology during a research internship, held May 30 to August 4 at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Hearing and Speech Center now accepting different forms of health insurance
The Gallaudet University Hearing and Speech Center has started collecting third-party insurance information from students, staff, faculty, and their immediate family members.

President Hurwitz to be special guest at Washington State Chapter banquet
President Hurwitz will be the guest of honor at a gala banquet hosted by the Washington State Chapter of the GUAA on Saturday, November 5, 5-9 p.m. The event will take place at the Civic Club of Lake Forest Park, Wash.

Second annual Gallaudet University Baseball Golf Classic
Baseball coach Curtis Pride announces that the second annual Gallaudet University Baseball Golf Classic will be held Monday, October 17 at the Norbeck Country Club in Olney, Md.

Gallaudet to be part of H Street Festival in Washington, DC
The upcoming and thriving historic H St corridor will host the fourth annual H St festival on Saturday, September 17, noon-4 p.m.. First Lady Vicki Hurwitz will be at the Queen Vic restaurant to meet and chat with festival attendees.

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