Marywood Students Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's Walk - 1Marywood University’s Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) recently volunteered at the two-mile Walk to End Alzheimer’s that was held at PNC Field.

Through the efforts of more than 800 participants, the walk raised nearly $130,000. Money raised will provide funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research.

Pictured are Marywood University student chapter members of the NSSLHA. Kneeling from left: Sara Moore, Antonia Russo, Brielle Peters, Brooke Reiner, and Maya Lasalle.

Second row: Anne Johnson, Brianna Mallia, Maggie Carter, and Madison Horwath.

Third row: Kristen Meyer, Nicole Coombs, Laura Farley, Katie Dearborn, and Alexzandra Ramirez.

Marywood Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association Earns HonorsN

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Marywood University Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) was informed by the National NSSLHA Executive Council that the chapter earned Gold Chapter Honors for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Officers include, front row, from left: Kristen Meyer, secretary, and Rachel Panick, president.

Back row: Nicole Coombs, treasurer, and Zachary Lowe, vice president. Chapters who earn Gold Honors are credited for “increasing awareness of communication disorders among state and federal legislators; supporting clients, students, and organizations in their community; creating vibrant online conversations in the NSSLHA Community; providing monetary donations to support scholarships for students in CSD programs by contributing to the ASHFoundation NSSLHA Scholarship; and by providing monetary donations which will provide resources to those who are served by CommunicAID+Nation (the NSSLHA Loves 2016–17 recipient).


Yogurt City fundraiser benefits Allied Services

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The National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) Chapter of Marywood University recently hosted a yogurt fundraiser at Yogurt City, Dickson City.

Over $250 worth of proceeds will be used towards a Community Service Grant to benefit Allied Services. The NSSLHA Chapter hopes to purchase therapy related materials to be used by the Speech-Language Pathology Department at Allied Services.

Pictured from left are: Erin McDonald, Lauren Gemma, Paige Coombs, Nicole Coombs, Kristen Meyer and Tori Kaleycik.