Speech-Language Pathology program well-represented at national convention

The Speech-Language Pathology program was well-represented at the American Speech Language Hearing Association national convention Nov. 9-11 in Los Angeles.

Student research mentored by Dr. Kris Vossler, Ms. Elaine Pyle and Dr. Nancy Paul was accepted for poster sessions for thesis research (Ashley Shurr and Ashley Alvarado); portfolio research (Zoe Weltzin; Jenna Frink; Kara Morrow); and the Class of 2018 research course qualitative study (Zoe Weltzin; Erin Olson). Ashley Shurr received a Student Research Travel Award based on the ratings during the competitive admission process. Several students served as volunteers at the convention, and Mariah Benz was very active in her role as the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association Central Regional Councilor. In addition, professor Elaine Pyle completed an oral presentation on her thesis research.