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CSD Students Present Research at Undergraduate Research Festival

by   |  04.21.14  |  ACU Chapter of NSSLHA, Announcements, Current Students, Events, Uncategorized

Tessa Wolford, Josi Flores, Kara Nestle, and Adelaide Rich

Tessa Wolford, Josi Flores, Kara Nestle, and Adelaide Rich

 

Tessa Wolford and Jeanette Avila

Tessa Wolford and Jeanette Avila

The annual Undergraduate Research Festival took place on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at the Hunter Welcome Center. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders was well represented as five of our students presented the results of their research.

Kara Nestle, senior from Springtown, Texas, made an oral presentation on the Effects of the iPad on Teaching and Improving Social Skills of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Kara completed this research while participating in the McNair Scholars Program. After graduating in May 2014, Kara will return to ACU in the fall to begin graduate studies in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Adelaide Rich conducted research under the mentorship of Dr. Mel Hailey in Political Science. She presented her findings during a poster session entitled Lack of Services for Those Affected by Autism in the UK. Addie is a sophomore from Boerne, Texas.

Tessa Wolford, a sophomore CSD major from North Richland Hills, Texas, completed research while participating in the Justice and Urban Studies Team (JUST) program.  Her oral presentation was on the topic, The Effects of Mentors in an Adolescent’s Life: An Evaluation of the Availability of Mentorship in Dallas ISD .

Jeanette Avila is a sophomore CSD major from Waxahachie, Texas. Also a participant in the JUST program, Jeanette presented findings from a study entitled Nutrition from a Child’s Perspective.

Josi Flores, senior International Studies major from Abilene, Texas, presented on the topic,The Effects of Military Modernization on Global Powers. Josi will begin leveling coursework this fall in the ACU CSD program in preparation for graduate studies in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

It Was a Great Homecoming!!

by   |  10.25.13  |  ACU Chapter of NSSLHA, Alumni Spotlights, Events, Uncategorized

ACU celebrated Homecoming last weekend and so did we! Check out some of the CSD alumni who stopped in.

 

Courtney Bellomy Stone and the boys!

Courtney Bellomy Stone and the boys!

Alyson Pennington Reves and the guys!

Alyson Pennington Reves and the guys!

 

Sara and Jordan Bunch and the puppy!

Sara and Jordan Bunch and the puppy!

 

Carol Lester and the twins!!

Carol Lester and the twins!!

 

Marissa Baldwin Huddleston (with a bun in the oven!) and her mom!

Marissa Baldwin Huddleston (with a bun in the oven!) and her mom!

 

Jenny Rich, Michael Blackmon, and Dr. Bender

Jenny Rich, Michael Blackmon, and Dr. Bender

 


ACU NSSLHA Members Help at BUNCO!

by   |  10.24.13  |  ACU Chapter of NSSLHA, Current Students, Events, Uncategorized

A dozen plus students from the ACU Chapter of NSSLHA volunteered at  the annual BUNCO for Breast Cancer held on October 15th.  Sponsored by Hendrick Medical Center, the Communication Sciences and Disorders majors served as table referees, passing out beads and prizes to table winners. This is the second year for our students to participate.

Hundreds of women (and men) play BUNCO for Breast Cancer

Hundreds of women (and men) play BUNCO for Breast Cancer

Welcome to the CSD Blog!

by   |  03.06.12  |  Announcements, Current Students, Events, Study Abroad, The Faculty

Welcome to the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) blog!!!  This is the realization of a dream that started several years ago — to have an accessible way to easily and frequently communicate with alumni, students (current and future) and individuals in our community.   Our plans are to highlight upcoming events as well as news about faculty and alumni.

 

This week we will all be in San Antonio at the TSHA convention attending seminars and presenting research.  All of our graduate students will be presenting posters on Friday and Saturday mornings.  In addition, there will be an ACU table at the Friday afternoon “University Day” so stop by and see us!

 

This summer, Dr. Lynette Austin will be participating in the Study Abroad program with the Pre-Health professions.  Students will travel to Montevideo, Uruguay taking coursework in Global Health Care.  They will visit hospitals and clinics in Uruguay and Buenos Aires, Argentina.  I’m excited about this opportunity for students to gain knowledge about differences in health care systems around the world.  The Study Abroad trip is scheduled for every other summer and I hope to participate in the summer of 2014!

 

I hope you enjoy the information we post and I look forward to hearing from you about where you are living and working.

 

See ya at Convention!

by   |  03.01.12  |  Announcements, Current Students, Events, The Faculty

This time next week, the ACU faculty, 40 undergraduates and 29 graduate students will be attending the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention in San Antonio. Dr. Baggs and Dr. Barnett will be presenting research findings related to graduate admissions. The entire faculty and the second year graduate students will also be presenting their research during the poster sessions on Friday and Saturday. Annual University Day events will take place on Friday. Come find our table outside the Praxis Bowl area before the big competition! Hang around and watch our graduate students compete against other universities.