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NSSLHA Chapter Awarded 2018 Bronze Chapter Honors

The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (National NSSLHA) has awarded Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus in Savannah with 2018 Bronze Chapter Honors.

The NSSLHA Chapter at Armstrong Campus helped National NSSLHA increase awareness of communication sciences and disorders among state and federal legislators, contributed a donation of more than $10,000 to the ASHFoundation’s NSSLHA Scholarship, raised more than $15,250 for the 2017-2018 NSSLHA Loves campaign, and supported clients, students and organizations in local communities across the nation.

“I am so proud of our students in NSSLHA,” stated April Garrity, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and faculty advisor to the chapter. “They made a commitment to attain Chapter Honors at the beginning of the academic year, and they did it. This is the first time we have earned Chapter Honors since I began serving as the faculty advisor 10 years ago.”

National NSSLHA Chapter Honors are awarded to affiliated NSSLHA chapters that demonstrate an outstanding effort to support National NSSLHA’s mission to inspire, empower and support students in communication sciences and disorders programs.

About the NSSLHA Chapter at Georgia Southern University

The NSSLHA Chapter on Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus exists to enhance education and pre-professional experiences for students majoring in communication sciences and disorders (CSD). The CSD program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. National accreditation ensures that the program meets specified standards in the areas of administrative structure and governance, faculty and instructional staff, curriculum, students, assessment and program resources. Students graduating from an accredited program will be eligible for state licensure and national certification.

About National NSSLHA

The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association is the only national student organization for students who are studying communication sciences and disorders recognized by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Established in 1972, National NSSLHA is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, and supports 13,400+ members and 300+ chapters at colleges and universities nationwide.


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