News, Media and Stories | Speech-language Pathology

Kerry Mandulak
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
Rik Lemoncello has been promoted to full professor in the Pacific University School of Communication Sciences & Disorders. 
Pacific University students, instructors, and practitioners in healthcare profession programs are invited to take part in Toward a Health Presence — a free eight-week online training designed to support stress reduction and resilience.
Rachel Harshorn SLP '19 works with children
Clark ’65, MSEd ’70 and Rae Peters ’65 found love at Pacific — love of teaching, love of speech, and love of each other. And more than 50 years later, they’re not letting go.
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.
Kristina Lubliner MS '20 joined Sensible Rehab in Salem, Ore. 
Helen Sharp
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, '70 and Rae Peters '65
Pacific alumni Clark '65, MSEd '70 and Rae Peters '65 fund scholarship for speech-language pathology through pledge.
Cognixion
Lucas Steuber '14 is leveraging his expertise as a speech-language pathologist to help some hospitalized COVID-19 patients communicate.
Physical therapy
Three Pacific University graduate programs were noted as among the best in the United States for 2021 by U.S. News & World Report, which released its rankings of graduate health programs this month.

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