Department News

  • Department Event: T.R.A.C.E. a Path to Your Future
    Please join us for an SLHS department-wide event! We are excited to announce an in-person, live event focusing on leadership, clinical education, and mentorship in CSD: T.R.A.C.E. a Path to Your Future! This program is intended for ALL students and faculty in SLHS! Use the link below to RSVP and save your spot! Please feel […]
    Posted on February 27, 2024
  • Student Spotlight: Aidan Laliberte
    Aidan Laliberte is a senior majoring in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at UConn. Years back, Aidan began his post-secondary education as a pre-med student but left school to pursue a career in acting and media. During this time he appeared in both theater and film projects, and also gained experience in video production. In […]
    Posted on February 9, 2024
  • An Evening with SLHS Experts Discussing the Journey to a Ph.D.
    In a recent event that underscored the vibrancy and dedication within our SLHS community, the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA), in collaboration with Dr. Spaulding, orchestrated a compelling and insightful evening centered around the pivotal question: “Why should I pursue a Ph.D.?” This event was graced by the presence of distinguished panelists, including […]
    Posted on February 7, 2024
  • New Collaborative Learning and Academic Engagement (CLAE) Course
    Last week, SLHS embarked on its exciting new Spring course, “Collaborative Learning and Academic Engagement (CLAE),” with a full class of mentors and mentees. This course aims to empower students with the following goals by the semester’s end:   1️. Gain a deep understanding of SLHS academic requirements and logistics. 2️. Explore various involvement opportunities […]
    Posted on January 30, 2024
  • Aural Rehab Lab Members Learn about Accessibility at the Bushnell
    Members of the Aural Rehabilitation Lab (Dr. Kathy Cienkowski and Katharine Cartright, B.A. Class of 2023) along with Allegra Klein (UCONN MBA and Director of Advocacy for the Eastern CT HLAA Chapter), toured the Bushnell Theatre in Hartford to learn about their new accessibility options for patrons with hearing differences. The Aural Rehabilitation Lab and […]
    Posted on January 20, 2024
  • Head Start Hearing Screenings
    UConn’s AuD program has been partnered with the New Britain Human Resources Agency Head Start program for nearly 15 years to provide hearing screenings for children who are at-risk for having a hearing difference. Each year, UConn’s AuD faculty and second year students help train the first year AuD students to conduct the hearing screenings, […]
    Posted on January 6, 2024
  • Alumni Spotlight: Elena Smith
    Meet Elena Smith, M.A., CCC-SLP! Elena is a UConn MA-SLP alumna, who owns her own private practice, Ivy Speech and Language, LLC in Stonington, CT. Elena was a kindergarten teacher before she decided to return to school to get her master’s degree in SLP. One of her coworkers mentioned that she should look into SLP […]
    Posted on December 20, 2023
  • Faculty Spotlight: Lucinda Soares Gonzales
    Lucinda Soares Gonzales CCC-SLP is an Associate Professor in the Speech Language and Hearing Sciences Department at UConn. Lucinda started out on her journey to become an SLP when she was a Junior in High School and her grandfather had a stroke. She got to witness speech therapy in practice on someone close to her […]
    Posted on December 18, 2023
  • Undergraduate Spotlight: Dylan Kindle
    Dylan Kindle is a senior in the UConn Speech Language and Hearing Sciences undergraduate program. In search for observation hours to fulfill Dylan’s program requirements he stumbled upon the opportunity of a lifetime. Dylan participated in a travel abroad experience through a company called Therapy Abroad. After extensive research into the program and many conversations with […]
    Posted on December 18, 2023
  • Jordyn Carroll, M.S., CCC-SLP Talks to UConn’s NSSLHA Chapter
    Jordyn Carroll, a speech-language pathologist, recently discussed with UConn’s NSSLHA chapter how she felt frustrated and unable to establish her voice in the area of speech pathology. She grew up in a diverse area and attended predominantly white institutions, but was accepted at Howard University, a historically black college. She discussed the barriers faced by […]
    Posted on November 8, 2023