Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Holds 47th Annual Commencement Ceremony

The ceremony conferred 40 students on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Holds 47th Annual Commencement Ceremony click to enlarge Dr. Stephen Hooper addresses Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences graduates

The Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences held its 47th annual commencement ceremony at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education on Saturday, May 13, 2017. The program conferred two Doctor of Philosophy degrees, ten Doctor of Audiology degrees, and 28 Master of Science degrees in speech-language pathology. 

Dr. Jackson Roush, program director, addressed graduates and encouraged them to serve at the local, state, and national levels, in addition to listening and thinking critically.

"Service, advocacy, and teaching will enrich your careers. I strongly encourage you all to be teachers in some capacity; you will take a great deal of satisfaction in those roles," Roush said. The program also recognized clinical preceptors who have made a difference in the lives of students. William Hoole, AuD, received the audiology preceptor award, and Maegan K. Evans, PhD, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVED., received the speech-language pathology preceptor award.