Text Transcript and Videos : Dr. Davila / Welcome Back

President Davila shares his plans with the campus community

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[Text Transcript of Video Message follows- thanks to Brian Riley for providing the transcript]

Hello, and welcome back to the campus. I hope that you and your families had a really pleasant holiday and that you are rested, because we really have a lot of things that we need to do together, and I would like to share some points and ideas with you, and tell you a little bit about what my plans are for the next few weeks and what our priorities will be.

After the announcement of my appointment as the 9th President last month, I knew that there were many things to be done, so I needed to come here [to the campus] to study and learn. There were many individuals that I needed to speak with here, and groups that I needed to talk to and exchange ideas with. So I’ve been here for a few weeks now, and I feel comfortable with my level of understanding about the issues and problems that we must work on, and I’m looking forward to the next 18 to 24 months. Continue reading “Text Transcript and Videos : Dr. Davila / Welcome Back”

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Gallaudet Student Russell Harvard on CSI: NY, Dec. 13

Russell Harvard

Note: IMDB.com shows Harvard will be in an upcoming 2007 movie as well as on CSI:NY. The movie is called There Will Be Blood (2007) and is a story about family, greed, religion, and oil, centered around a turn-of-the-century Texas prospector (Daniel Day-Lewis) in the early days of the business. Here is a press release from Gallaudet.edu about the CSI role:

Theatre Arts Deptartment major to appear in CSI: NY

Russel [sic] Harvard, a Gallaudet junior majoring in theatre arts: educational drama, has a role on CSI: NY.

The show titled “Silent Night” will air on Wednesday, December 13, at 10:00 p.m. on CBS. Other Deaf actors appearing in this episode include: Marlee Matlin, Amber Stanton, and Troy Kotsur. Continue reading “Gallaudet Student Russell Harvard on CSI: NY, Dec. 13”

Video: Levinson – Schwarz Duel (Oy Vey!)

This is a cool video from Amy Cohen Efron, about the ongoing Levinson – Schwarz duel between two well known deaf financial planners, both oralist-raised males on living on opposite coasts of the U.S. – It is THE battle royale, east meets west, careless remarks-turned-to civil war. Who shall be the victor? Levinson is on the AGB and Gallaudet Boards. He should have known better than to make public statements like these. Therefore, my money’s on Schwarz….