It is becoming a tradition at the Regional Academic Bowl competitions.
Gallaudet, through the Office of Alumni Relations, hosts social events for alumni called Gallaudet Club, giving alumni an opportunity to mingle and meet people from the University.
In the past two months, Gallaudet Clubs were held in Talladega (Ala.), Indianapolis (Ind.), Colorado Springs (Colo.), and Brattleboro (Vt.). Most of them were held at local restaurants with a private room set aside for the gathering. The number of attendees ranged from 31 to 80.
Alumni enjoyed catching up on news about the University and asking questions to Gallaudet administrators (President Robert Davila, ‘53, and Provost Steve Weiner, ’78 & G-‘80) as well as GUAA board members. Trustee Emeritus Phil Bravin, ’66, gave remarks at the event in Vermont. Door prizes were given at all events. At the spur of moment, door prizes and Dr. Davila’s ties were placed on auction, with all proceeds going to the University. The GUAA chapters of Alabama and Indiana purchased James Lee Sorenson Language and Communication Center bricks for $500 each. Patsy Bowman of the Development Office assisted with the program and encouraged alumni to make donations. There were numerous individual donations as a result of the Gallaudet Clubs.
The Office of Alumni Relations wishes to thank the GUAA chapters of Alabama, Indiana, and Colorado, alumni in Vermont, Gallaudet University Regional Centers, and the College of Professional Studies and Outreach for their help with the Gallaudet Club events.
Posted: 16 Apr 2008