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History & Traditions
Cultural influence & milestones, Centuries in the making
From a humble twelve students in 1857 to 1,500 in 2020, we’ve continued growing and evolving. The next chapter of Gallaudet’s story lies in the hands of our students.
From a humble twelve students in 1857 to 1,500 in 2020, we’ve continued growing and evolving. The best part is we’ve only just begun. The next chapter of Gallaudet’s story lies in the hands of our students. While we reflect on our proud history, we remember there’s no time like the present.
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Whether you’re an alumnus or a current student, you get to take part in the lifelong bond that comes with being a Gallaudet Bison.
Every May, University Commencement brings together students from Gallaudet University for the celebration of their academic achievements.
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
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