Marywood junior receives scholarship for community service


Rebecca Skakal, a junior in Marywood University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was notified she was the recipient of the 2016 Jacquie Walker American Association of University Women (AAUW) Scholarship.

This $5,000 scholarship is awarded to a full-time matriculating student who demonstrates a commitment to community service and who graduated high school in Western New York.

Rebecca, a Speech-Language Pathology major who is also minoring in Nutrition/Dietetics, is shown with department chair, Andrea Novak.

Marywood Speech-Language Pathology students meet for cohort orientation

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Students enrolled in the Master of Science Program in Speech-Language Pathology at Marywood University recently met for their cohort orientation meeting. All students are members of the 5-year bachelor to master degree program in Speech-Language Pathology housed in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and are transitioning to the graduate level this fall.

For any inquiries regarding the 5-year program please contact Ms. Andrea Novak, Department Chairperson, at 570-348-6299 ext. 2144.


Marywood organization attend NSSLHA trip

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Marywood University Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) participated in the third annual Pennsylvania NSSLHA Collaborative Trip to Knoebel’s Amusement Resort in Elysburg.

The trip, hosted by the Clarion University NSSLHA Chapter, was a way for students across the state to network with each other and share ideas about service as well as discuss the profession of speech-language pathology.

Universities represented included: Clarion, Bloomsburg, Penn State, West Chester, East Stroudsburg, Marywood, and California University of PA. Marywood students were, from left: Rebecca Skakal, Rachel Panick, Zachary Lowe, Cara Maher, Halle Krosskove, Alyssa Reilly, Taylor Patullo, Deanna Wesley and Allison Krupski.