Who We Are
News & Stories
Dec 4, 2023
Dec 1, 2023
December 9, 2023
University Wide Events
No Communication Compromises
Areas of Study
Changing the world
Community & Innovation
Research Experiences & Services
Our Global Presence
Global at Home
Global Learning For All
Your Journey Starts Here
Explore Our Campus
National Deaf Life Museum
Celebrating 150 Years!
150th Anniversary events at a glance
The following events offer a wide array of choices to celebrate the rich legacy of the past 150 years of Gallaudet University’s history.
Visionary Leader: Jack Gannon
Visionary Leader: Arthur Kruger
Visionary Leader: Wilma Newhoudt-Druchen
November, 14-Sesquicentennial Lecture Series: Anindya (Bapin) Bhattacharyya, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad Auditorium
Visionary Leader: David Peikoff
Visionary Leader: Alice Hagemeyer
Visionary Leader: Glenn Anderson
February, 4-Sesquicentennial Lecture Series: Andrew Manning, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad Auditorium
Visionary Leader: Gertrude Galloway
March, 6-Sesquicentennial Lecture Series: Ritchie Bryant, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad Auditorium
Visionary Leader: Olof Hanson
Visionary Leader: Andrew Foster
Visionary Leader: Agatha Tiegel Hanson
Visionary Leader: George Veditz
July 9-13-Gallaudet Reunion
Visionary Leader: Jerald Jordan
Visionary Leader: John Lopez
Visionary Leader: Bernard Bragg
Visionary Leader: Boyce Williams
Andrew Solomon, award-winning author, lecturer, activist, and philanthropist
September 10, 2013, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Kellogg Conference Hotel, Swindells Auditorium
About Andrew and his lecture
Marilyn Smith, founder of Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services
Thursday, October 17, 2013, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad Auditorium
About Marilyn and her lecture
Anindya (Bapin) Bhattacharyya, deaf-blind technology expert/consultant
Thursday, November 14, 2013, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad Auditorium
Andrew Manning, internationally-recognized environmental scientist
Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad Auditorium
Ritchie Bryant, professor in the American Sign Language and Interpreting Training Program at Austin Community College.
Thursday, March 6, 2014, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad Auditorium
About Ritchie and his lecture
In order to provide direction for sesquicentennial planning, the President and Steering Committee developed the theme Gallaudet University: Celebrating 150 Years of Visionary Leadership. This theme will guide decisions on all activities planned in recognition of Gallaudet University's sesquicentennial. The year-long celebration will recognize the...
Resource Type: History
Gallaudet's 150th celebration is made possible by generous support from: Platinum Because of its many innovations and firsts, including Internet relay, wireless relay, mobile communication apps, real local 10-digit number access for video and text relay customers and interpreting services, Purple continues to be a...
"Far From the Tree: Parents, Children & the Search for Identity" Andrew Solomon, award-winning author, lecturer, activist, and philanthropist September 10, 2013, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Kellogg Conference Hotel, Swindells Auditorium Watch the lecture Read more about Solomon's presentation at Gallaudet University. Andrew Solomon is a writer...
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
Copyright © 2023 Gallaudet University. All rights reserved.
800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington, D.C. 20002