Pacific University Chapter of NSSLHA
Students have the option of joining the Pacific University Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA). Pacific University is included among the list of recognized programs supporting the academic and pre-professional interest of students who are engaged in the study of communication sciences and disorders.
As a chapter in good standing with the national association, the Pacific University chapter is eligible to receive the following benefits of affiliation:
- A 10 percent discount on ten or more NSSLHA products and publications purchased from the NSSLHA website.
- A complimentary subscription to Contemporary Issues in the association’s journal— Communication Science and Disorders (CICSD), and to the association’s newsletter—NSSLHA Now
- A complimentary subscription to the ASHA Leader
- Complimentary advertising in NSSLHA’s monthly email announcements to chapters and student members
- Eligibility for McKinley Regional Project Grant and Community Service Grant funding to facilitate educational and community outreach projects at your university
- Eligibility for the NSSLHA Chapter Ambassador’s Program during the NSSLHA Day at the ASHA Convention. Chapters may receive up to a $1,000 stipend for their selection and participation
- Recognition for NSSLHA Chapter of the Year Honors, NSSLHA Chapter Advisor of the Year Honors, and/or the eligibility of individual members to be nominated for NSSLHA Member Honors or to openings on the NSSLHA Executive Council
- Recognition of fundraising efforts in support of the "NSSLHA Loves" Campaign
- Chapter development resources (NSSLHA membership applications, recruitment posters, and chapter handbooks) to help recruit local and national members.
- Permission to use the attached NSSLHA logo on advertising and promotional materials
We strongly encourage members to apply for or renew NSSLHA membership; details on a number of the advantages and benefits of NSSLHA membership can be found on their website.
Finally, if you would like to understand how to make our chapter have greater recognition, please visit the Chapter Recognition Program page for a list of qualifying activities.
If you would like to nominate a particular individual in our club for their outstanding contributions, we encourage you to submit your nominations for the Honors of NSSLHA and Chapter Advisor Honors.