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Roberto Cuenca Maldonado, a freshman honors student from Selbyville, Delaware passed away in the early morning of February 19, 2022 due to a medical emergency. 

“ I had the pleasure to meet and engage with Roberto, and am deeply saddened that his dreams and potential have been cut short. We are all in mourning, suffering from having lost one of our very own — a beloved student and community member,” shared President Cordano. Read President Cordano’s full message.

Tragedies like this affect us all. ​​Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) staff are available to support students and campus community members; email Employees may contact the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), using the code GALLAUDET. You may also give in Roberto’s memory at this donation site.

Please join our community in mourning Roberto’s untimely passing, and in expressing our deepest sympathy to his family and friends.

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