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Three Speech-Language Pathology graduate students presented at convention

Posted on April 21, 2015

Three Speech-Language Pathology Graduate students represented MSUM at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association convention in Minnetonka, MN on April 10. Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Richard Adler’s retirement open house April 29

Posted on April 14, 2015

Please join us as we celebrate Dr. Richard Adler’s retirement from the Speech/Language and Hearing Sciences Department. The open house will be held in Murray Hall (Commons Area) on April 29 from 1:00 – 3:30 with a short program at 1:30 pm. Stop by to say hello!

Dr. Richard Adler, SLHS, had article published in online ASHA journal

Posted on March 06, 2015

Dr. Richard Adler, Speech Language-Hearing Sciences Department had the following article published in the online journal from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Read the rest of this entry →

Attention Speech Language Pathologists and Educators: The 2015 MSUM/UND Spring Symposium is April 9-10

Posted on February 20, 2015

Attention Speech Language Pathologists and Educators:
The 2015 MSUM/UND Spring Symposium April 9th -10th
Featuring: Read the rest of this entry →

Commencement is today at 1 p.m.

Posted on December 18, 2014

Can’t attend commencement? Watch the ceremony live.

Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to 362 students during its fall commencement program Thursday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse. Read the rest of this entry →

Free screenings for National Memory Screening Day Nov. 18, 2014

Posted on November 17, 2014

The Speech-Language Pathology  program is participating in a four way collaboration for National Memory Screening day:
-we are a hosting the event in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s national event
-Eventide, the Fairmont, is cohosting the event with us and providing tours of the facility and refreshments
-SERTOMA (Service to Mankind) service organization provided a grant for some of the materials used.
-Professors and graduate students in SLHS will carry out memory and hearing screenings and provide prevention information.

Free confidential memory screenings. Hearing screenings also available on site.
Open to the public.
South entrance of Eventide, the Fairmont, 801 2nd Ave North, Moorhead MN
1:30 to 3:30 Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

National Stuttering Association meets third Thursday of the month

Posted on March 05, 2014

The Fargo/Moorhead chapter of the National Stuttering Association (a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of people who stutter) holds monthly meetings on the third Thursday of the month (March 20, April 17, and May 15) at 6:30 p.m. in Conference Room 210 of Murray Hall at MSUM. New faces are always welcome! Contact Bruce Hanson at 477.4641 with questions.

Adler receives award for research and therapy work

Posted on March 04, 2014

Richard K. Adler, professor of SLHS, recently presented three papers on Voice Therapy and Standards of Care at the World Professional Association for Transgender Health Symposium held in Bangkok, Thailand. At the symposium, Dr. Adler received a commendation award from the association for his research and therapy work dealing with transgender clients’ health.

SLHS Department awarded grant for development of Sensory Integration Resource Center

Posted on December 05, 2013

Mari Beth Plankers, M.S., CCC-SLP and Rachel Stotts, M.S., CCC-SLP submitted a grant application to the “Dille Fund for Excellence” to develop a Sensory Integration (SI) Resource Center in the SLHS Clinic. Sensory integration (SI) and intervention has been used for the treatment of numerous individuals with a wide range of learning and developmental challenges. SI refers to the ability to organize, integrate, and use information from the body and the environment. Read the rest of this entry →

F-M Chapter of the National Stuttering Association Spring 2014 Meeting Schedule

Posted on November 25, 2013

The Fargo/Moorhead Chapter of the National Stuttering Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of people who stutter and provides a safe and friendly atmosphere for people who stutter, and those affected by stuttering. Monthly chapter meetings are held on the MSUM campus in the Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences department located in Murray Hall. Spring semester chapter meetings are scheduled for January 16, February 20, April 17 and May 15 at 6:30 p.m. in Murray Hall, room 210.  If you have questions you may contact Prof. Bruce Hanson in the SLHS Department at (218) 477-4641 or

SLHS graduate students and faculty present at national conference

Posted on November 25, 2013

Nov. 14-16, the following students and faculty presented research at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association convention in Chicago:

Nancy Paul and Mary Drake, faculty
*Issues Related to Community Memory Screenings

Richard Adler with the following graduate student researchers:
-Arica Flach, * Certified Nursing Assistants’ Knowledge of Swallowing Disorders for Assistance to SLPs
-Gretta Hjelseth, * University Clinical Supervisors’ Role in the Use of Telepractice Read the rest of this entry →

Free memory and hearing screenings today in Murray Hall

Posted on November 19, 2013

Free memory and hearing screenings, Tuesday, Nov. 19 at Murray Hall from 10-11 a.m. and from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Memory screenings are for those age 55+.

Walk-ins are welcome, or call 218.477.2330 for an appointment.

Free memory and hearing screenings Nov. 19

Posted on November 08, 2013

The Speech-Language & Hearing Sciences department is offering free memory and hearing screenings in Murray Hall on Nov. 19 from 10-11 a.m. and 12:30-2:30 p.m. The screening will take 15 minutes or less. You can walk in or call the Speech-Language & Hearing Clinic to schedule an appointment at 218.477.2330.

Memory screenings are intended for individuals age 55 or older.

“School-Age Therapy for Stuttering from the Other Side of the Therapy Table” Q&A Session/Discussion today

Posted on April 18, 2013

This event, hosted by the Fargo-Moorhead Chapter of the National Stuttering Association, will focus on experiences with speech therapy for stuttering. Parents, SLPs, and members of the community are invited to ask members of the NSA questions on topics related to stuttering and stuttering therapy for school-age children. There will be door prizes and refreshments. This event will be held in the South Porch of Murray Hall, MSUM Campus, Thursday, April 18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

American Sign Language Night

Posted on April 10, 2013

American Sigh Language Night (ASL) is April 13, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Come for a night full of fun and signing! Members of ASL Club and the Deaf community will showcase a variety of entertainment including signing songs, performing skits, and showing a short documentary about having a Deaf parent. There will also be several speakers presenting important topics in Deaf culture. Read the rest of this entry →

Graduate student lectures

Posted on March 27, 2013

Tuesday, April 2, CMU 203
3:30-4 Presentation 1: Bullying Prevention in Middle School- Jodi Stauss-Stassen, MS in Nursing, 2012
4-4:15 Coffee/Snacks
4:15-4:45 Presentation 2: Technology for Aphasia Treatment- Heidi Iwashita, MS in Speech-Language Pathology, 2013

AND Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM/UND SLHS Spring Symposium date and location announced

Posted on February 21, 2013

The SLHS Department would like to announce that the MSUM/UND Spring Symposium will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Moorhead on April 4-5, 2013. The speaker is Pamela Crooke from Social Thinking who will be talking about communication of children and adults with high-functioning autism or Aspergers. More information and registration details will be available as the date gets closer.

MSUM/UND Spring Symposium Registration

National Stuttering Association meeting at MSU Moorhead

Posted on February 06, 2013

The Fargo-Moorhead Chapter of the National Stuttering Association will be meeting on the following dates on the MSU Moorhead campus, at 6:30 p.m. in Murray Hall, room 210. All are invited to attend.

February 21: “An Online Visit with Judy Kuster” Read the rest of this entry →

Alumni book available for Kindle

Posted on December 26, 2012

Leni Ramberg’s latest book, A Clown Dog’s Christmas, is now available for Kindle, and will soon be available on Nook readers. The paperback is available through Amazon, says Ramberg (1973, Speech-Theatre and English). A book-signing event took place in Los Angeles, where Ramberg lives, last Sunday. The writer’s work was edited by another MSUM alum, Pamela Troumbly (1971, Elementary Education). The two women have worked together on several writing projects, including Ramberg’s first book for young people, Girlfriend Detectives.

Richard Adler presented fall lecture at University of Minnesota Duluth

Posted on October 15, 2012

Richard K. Adler, SLHS Department presented the annual fall lecture at the University of Minnesota Duluth for the Eddy Lecture Series, on Oct. 6, 2012.

Richard K. Adler, SLHS Department was part of a panel discussion on voice therapy at the Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Sept. 22, 2012.

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