Director of Enrollment Services Astrid Goodstein talks with freshmen students at a pizza party sponsored by the Admissions Office and the Office of Alumni Relations on Study Day December 10. The party was held to congratulate the class on a successful semester and wish them luck on their visits back home for the semester break.
New, continuing, and outgoing Staff Advisory Committee members pose with President Jordan following a January 17 meeting. Shown (from left) are: seated—Patricia McCoy (outgoing), Stephany Galich (continuing), Denise Larue (continuing), Marcia Schweitzer (new), and Beverly Hollrah (chair, continuing); standing—Sue Hotto (continuing), James Lee (vice-chair, continu-ing), Susan Jacoby (new), President Jordan, Agnes Muse (outgoing), Marc Schweitzer (secretary, continuing), Rosa Mann (new), Charles Bryant (continuing), and Ricky Suiter (outgoing).
Special Assistant to the President for Institutional Affairs Bette Martin presents Sue Russell, administrative assistant for institutional affairs in the President’s Office, her 25-year service award on January 16.
Carlene Thumann-Prezioso, a research associate in the Graduate School and Research, is congratulated for 20 years of service to the University by Dr. Carol Erting, a professor in the Department of Education and director of the Signs of Literacy project, and Dr. Michael Karchmer, director of the Gallaudet Research Institute.
Thomas Lehner, new director of facilities maintenance and operations in the Physical Plant Department, Custodial Services, Central Supply, and Utilities and Engineering, began his duties in November.
MSSD hosted the second annual Clerc Classic basketball and cheerleading tournament December 6-8. Twelve deaf high school teams from around the United States participated. The MSSD men’s basketball team and the cheerleading squad each won their tournaments. The Maryland School for the Deaf won the women’s basketball tournament. Next year’s Clerc Classic will be hosted by the California School for the Deaf-Fremont.