Former professor shares perspective with communicative disorders students

The Communicative Disorders Student Association (COMDSA) welcomed Sharon Sandridge, section head of Hearing, Speech and Balance Services at the Cleveland Clinic and vice president of Audiology Practices for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to their virtual chapter meeting Feb. 16. Dr. Sandridge

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School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders students take home top honors

A team of students from the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders took top honors in the first-ever Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ISHA) ethics video contest. Madelynn Parrott, Megan Nordstrom, Emily Atchison, Tiffany Jacob and Gracie Strohm are executive board members of

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NIU Alum Natalie Libot shares creative parenting tips in Chicago Parent magazine

NIU alum Natalie Libot was featured in the January/February  issue of Chicago Parent magazine for her savvy parenting skills. “We were handpicked to be featured in a piece about cabin fever busters,” said Libot, who graduated from the NIU’s College of Health and

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The Magic of Music to Enhance Language Production

Jamie Mayer makes magical things happen. No, she is not a magician. Rather, Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy (ISLL) affiliate Dr. Mayer is a professor in NIU’s Speech-Language Pathology program within the School of Allied Health and Communicative

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Community Outreach

A little inclement weather didn’t deter the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders Outreach team from promoting their clinics on Oct. 1. Carrie Callahan (pictured) joined Joy Robackouski, Mariah Cheyney and Sherrill Morris during the DeKalb County Community Expo that took

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Jamie Mayer earns 2020 NIU Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

Jamie Mayer, associate professor of Speech-Language Pathology, School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, has earned the 2020 NIU Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award for her contributions in and out of the classroom. Students repeatedly report that Mayer is truly gifted in

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Milijana Buac earns national award

Milijana Buac, assistant professor of Speech-Language Pathology in the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, was recently named a recipient of the 2020 Advancing Academic-Research (AARC) Award. Established in 2004 by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the AARC Award is given to pre-tenured, doctorate-level faculty to

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