Gallaudet University to Host First CREST Fest to Advance Equity and Deaf Representation in the Field of Sign Language Technology

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) JUNE 04, 2021 Gallaudet University will host the first-ever CREST Fest June 14 through July 23, 2021. The purpose of this six-week virtual festival is to celebrate sign language technologies and advance equity and deaf representation in the field. Hosted by Gallaudet’s CREST Network,...


The First 500 Days

By T. Alan Hurwitz, President More than 500 days have passed since I moved into House One and began my service as president of Gallaudet-more than 500 endlessly inspiring and surprising days that have made me and my wife, Vicki, grateful, above all things, for...


Gallaudet to host month-long celebration of Visual Shakespeare

The great works of Shakespeare have been studied and performed in schools around the country for generations, celebrated in annual festivals, analyzed by scholars around the globe, and even used by jails to reduce recidivism rates. Within the deaf community, Shakespeare has had a treasured...


Tips for Assisting At-Risk Students

In the Classroom Create opportunities for connections in your classroom and work to engage the withdrawn or socially isolated student. Phrase feedback positively whenever possible. During critiques, emphasize the purpose, process and benefit of them. Seek to normalize the experience by using examples, such as...


Gallaudet University Tips for Reporters

Gallaudet - [gal-uh-det] Laurent Clerc - [loh-rahn] [kler] Be aware of your environment. Converse in well‐lit areas that are not crowded. Allow the deaf or hard of hearing person to determine the best seating arrangement. To get a person's attention, tap their arm or shoulder...


Gallaudet to participate in celebrations for the ADA 25th Anniversary

Members of the Gallaudet University community will participate in celebrations this month for the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a national declaration of equality. Gallaudet has an historic link to the ADA. In 1988, the Deaf President Now...


University Policies And Procedures

The Office of Student Accountability and Restorative Practices (SARP) promotes a safe community for students to address and navigate conflict in a peaceful, socially just, and self-reflexive manner. We strive to foster the personal development of students and emphasize the student’s personal understanding of their...


Manuscripts – MSS 51 – Jackson, Margaret, 1911-1986

MSS 51 - Jackson, Margaret, 1911-1986 Papers of Margaret Jackson, 1925-1982 Gallaudet University Archives Descriptive Summary Repository: Gallaudet University Archives Call No.: MSS 51 Creator: Title: Papers of Margaret Jackson, 1925-1982 Quantity: 1.0Linear Feet (4 document boxes) Abstract: Note: This document last updated 2005 December...


Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter work with Gallaudet President and First Lady Hurwitz, students

Gallaudet President T. Alan Hurwitz and First Lady Vick Hurwitz rolled up their sleeves with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, his wife, Rosalynn Carter, and other volunteers from the University and across the nation on October 4. Their mission was to build and renovate affordable...

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