Department News

  • Dr. Lindsay Butler Receives Pre-K Award
    Congratulations to Dr. Lindsay Butler for receiving the Pre-K Junior Faculty Career Development Award. The Pre-K junior faculty career development award is sponsored by UConn Health’s Cato T. Laurencin Institute for Regenerative Engineering. It is a 2-year interactive program to equip junior faculty to become leaders in clinical and translational science. Dr. Butler’s award will […]
    Posted on June 18, 2024
  • Congratulations to Nicole Gallagher and Kacie Wittke!
    Congratulations to Kacie Wittke (left) and Nicole Gallagher (right) for their promotions to Associate Clinical Professor and Full Clinical Professor, respectively. Very well earned! You make us proud! (trophies courtesy of Dr. Emily Myers)
    Posted on May 23, 2024
  • Alumni Spotlight: Elizabeth Eagan, PhD, CCC-SLP
    Elizabeth Eagan is an SLHS BA, MA, and PhD alumna whose interest in the field of speech-language pathology stemmed from early exposure to her aunt’s work as an SLP, where she assisted in programming AAC devices for her aunt’s students whenever a child’s voice was needed. She also loved going to work with her mom, […]
    Posted on May 13, 2024
  • Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network Webinars
      Check out these webinars offered by the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN – the division of the PA Bureau of Special Education)! These webinars are free and they offer ASHA hours for those professionals who are interested. Links to read more about the webinars and to RSVP are provided below.   “Believe […]
    Posted on May 7, 2024
  • Recent Accomplishments in the SLHS Department
    As we head into the summer, we wanted to highlight some of the recent accomplishments in the SLHS department. Read below to learn more about the recent awards received by Dr. Maggu, Dr. Tufts, and AuD student, Zane Carey!    Dr. Akshay Maggu was selected to attend the Lessons for Success program in April 2024.  […]
    Posted on May 6, 2024
  • LEND Research Presentations
    Emily Bowmar and Monica Fenwick presented the results of their final research projects for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) training grant on Friday, April 26th. Emily’s topic was “Access to Developmental Services for Individuals with Autism.” Monica’s topic was “National Resources for Individuals with IDD and Dementia.” They were excited to […]
    Posted on April 28, 2024
  • A Sweet End to CLAE Spring Session
    We celebrated the conclusion of this spring’s Collaborative Learning and Academic Engagement (CLAE) program with a delightful ice cream social, open to all undergraduate students in the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) program. It was a beautiful sunny day filled with chocolate and vanilla ice creams and a variety of toppings. CLAE Purpose: For […]
    Posted on April 26, 2024
  • Administrator Spotlight: Sirrah Galligan
    Sirrah Galligan is the Educational Program Manager and Clinical Program Administrator for the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Department at UConn. Sirrah graduated with her undergraduate degrees in Journalism and Communications at UConn and went on to get a Master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Drexel University. Sirrah has always had a […]
    Posted on April 24, 2024
  • 2024 CSHF Award Recipients
    Congratulations to our 2024 Connecticut Speech & Hearing Foundation award recipients! 🎉 Kayla Hart – Antonia B. Maxon Memorial Scholar/Clinician Scholarship Lia Mozeleski – Kenneth T. Gist Promising Professional Scholarship Leanne Puckett – CSHA Foundation Scholarship Ashley Lombardi – Geraldine Garrison Scholarship
    Posted on April 22, 2024
  • Educational Considerations for D/HH Students
    Dr. Terry Yanaway and first year SLP Master’s student, Erin Beckwith, presented in an undergraduate Educational Psychology class on Exceptionality on considerations and supports for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students. They covered information about language modality, early intervention, educational law, and the accommodations needed to support educational access for D/HH students. Special thanks to […]
    Posted on April 16, 2024