The campus community got a chance to do some holiday shopping December 6 at the annual Holiday Bazaar. Numerous vendors in the SUB sold items ranging from TTYs and pagers to pottery and other arts and crafts. In the photo, retired professor Peggy Parsons chats with Sarah Bernholtz about her decorations made with festive holiday lights.
Dr. Arlene Blumenthal Kelly talks to Linda Jordan about her holiday plans while other members of the campus community joke with President Jordan during the December 4 Holiday Open House for faculty, staff, and teachers. This year, visitors were given a bag of different types of nuts, symbolizing the holiday of Kwanzaa.
Volunteers gather in ‘Ole Jim’ to prepare Gallaudet’s holiday greeting cards from President Jordan and Linda Jordan for mailing. A total of about 15 volunteers worked December 2 and 3 to send out 8,500 of this year’s cards, which carry a likeness of the painting See Two Moons, by Iris Nelia Aranda, a Panamanian artist who currently lives in Wisconsin, and who exhibited her works at Deaf Way II.
A snowman reposes on a bench in "Flo’s Corner," a gathering spot between the Student Union Building and Student Academic Center, named to honor the bequest of Florence R. Foerderer, following the first snowfall of the year on December 5.
President Jordan and Linda Jordan help light the candles on the menorah at the Jewish Student Association’s Chanukah party, held December 6 in the SUB.
Jo Anne Simon, Esq., a former disability service provider at Gallaudet, opened the first of Gallaudet’s Disability Lecture series with the topic, “Past, Present, Future: The Americans with Disabilities Act and Its Impact on Post Secondary Education.” Simon’s December 4 presentation in Ely Auditorium covered various cases relating to the ADA Act, issues to consider, and the role of support service providers in working collaboratively with faculty and students to ensure equal access.