Pacific's Amanda Stead Honored by Speech Language Association for Special Contributions in Higher Education
Communications Science and Disorders Professor Amanda Stead will be honored by the American Speech Language Hearing Association for her special contributions in higher education.
Helen Sharp has received the Pacific University Kate Garrison “Overcoming the Odds” Award.
A partnership between Pacific University’s School of Communication Sciences & Disorders and the Northwest Regional Education Service District (NWRESD) aims to diversify the speech-language profession.
The speech-language pathology profession is one of the least diverse in the country — a fact that the Pacific University School of Communication Sciences & Disorders is trying to change.
Rik Lemoncello has been promoted to full professor in the Pacific University School of Communication Sciences & Disorders.
School of Audiology Students Courtney Crespi and Theresa Ravago Mireles developed the Audi-Buddy program in partnership with Shelby Atwill, AuD, and Tucker Maxon School, an Oregon-based non-profit auditory-verbal school where students who are deaf/hard-of-hearing (DHoH) and students with typical hearing learn together.
Dr. Helen Sharp has received the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA)’s 2020 Distinguished Service Award. Sharp, who is a professor and director of the Pacific University School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is a past president of the organization and a member since 1988. The Distinguished Service Award recognizes individual service to the ACPA.
Pacific alumni Clark '65, MSEd '70 and Rae Peters '65 fund scholarship for speech-language pathology through pledge.
Lucas Steuber '14 is leveraging his expertise as a speech-language pathologist to help some hospitalized COVID-19 patients communicate.
Pacific is looking for participants to take part in a program to help individuals with Parkinson’s improve their speech and swallowing. The two-part program starts with individual speech therapy followed by weekly group therapy.