Five SLHS M.A. students competed in the Praxis Bowl hosted by The New England Symposium for Speech-Language Professionals. Students Sadia Afroz, Erin Cooke, Christianna Gilbert, Melody Rojas and Catherine Shefrin competed in the bowl on behalf of the UConn SLHS M.A program – placing second. Great job!
Sarah Camera, a third year Au.D. and Ph.D. student, was recently awarded the William F. Austin Scholarship provided by Starkey. The scholarship of $10,000 was one of six scholarships awarded. Congratulations, Sarah on your award!
Please join us on October 21, 2017 for a Living Well With Hearing Loss Event with Guest Speaker Sam Trychin, Ph.D.. Moe information can be found here – Trychin Flyer
On Monday, April 23, 2017, the first year Au.D. students traveled to Someset, NJ to visit the Oticon Headquarters for their Hearing Aid Class.
Congratulations to our SLHS undergraduates who participated in this year’s Frontiers in Undergraduate Research symposium (sponsored by the UConn Office for Undergraduate Research.
Second year Au.D. graduate student Olivia Dewald was recently elected was serve on the National Student Academy of Audiology Board of Directors as a Member-at-Large from July 2017 – June 2018. She will be in charge of a national SAA committee as well as regional representative for several SAA chapters in the country.
Audra Blewitt has received a SURF award from the Office for Undergraduate Research. This competitive award will fund her involvement in a research project during the summer. Her faculty sponsor is Dr. Tammie Spaulding.
Congratulations and well done!
The UConn aphasia group choir performed for the fist time this summer. It was great for language elicitation and fun for all of us! Grad students interested in aphasia are welcome to join us as we prepare for a holiday performance. Rehearsals start at 5:00 PM on alternate Fridays starting today, Sept. 16.. Feel free to drop by to rehearse when you can. Mark your calendars for our performance on December 9th at 3:30 PM at St. Mark’s Church here on campus.
See a sample of our small summer performance here http://aphasia-rehab.slhs.uconn.edu/uconn-aphasia-group/aphasia-group-choir-summer-2016-short/ (1 min) or here https://youtu.be/ay8z9eT5Opo
Visit The Aphasia Rehab Lab (link to http://aphasia-rehab.slhs.uconn.edu/) for more information on rehabilitation research and UConn aphasia groups.
In a recent article featured in AARP Health, Katherine Bouton recounted her experience as part of the summer Aural Rehabilitation Retreat this summer at University of Connecticut, co-sponsored by the Hearing Rehabilitation Foundation (HRF).
The focus of the retreat was centered on developing tools to assist with better listening.
From UConn, the retreat was supported by Dr. Kathleen Cienkowski, along with three dual-degree Au.D./Ph.D. graduate students: Michael Kurth; Alison Marinelli; and Shannon Wannagot and visiting Gallaudet Au.D. student, Torri Ann Woodruff. Geoff Plant represented the Hearing Research Foundation.
To read the full article, click here.
Congratulations to the Aural Rehabilitation Lab for this recognition!
Dr. Jennifer Mozeiko has been announced as a recipient of the of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) 2016 Advancing Academic-Research (AARC) Award. She is one of eleven awardees this year, and with her award will received a $5,000 stipend to support mentored teaching and research activities.
For more information on this award, please click here.
Congratulations Dr. Mozeiko on this award!