Student Recognition

2016

ASHA Minority Student Leadership Program
Melanie Panglinian (AUD)

Stoll Scholarship
Jessica Polay (SLP)
Grace Wessel (SLP)

Marni Reisberg Award
Sean McChesney (SLP)

Maryann Peins Scholarship
Mary Treuer (SLP)

Arlene Linetsky Award
Amanda Gagnon (SLP)

CHSS Scholarships
Christa Crosby (SLP)
Nicole Konecko (AUD)
Natalie Janowiak (SLP)
Kathleen Zory (AUD) 

Alpha Epsilon Lambda Honor Society
Alexis Glushankova (AUD)
Christine Knospe (SLP)
Samantha Merker (AUD)
Jessica Polay (SLP)
Christina Robinson (AUD)
Emily Rooney (AUD)
Mary Treuer (SLP)

ASHA's Student Hill Day in Washington, DC

 
 

Graduate students from the Clinical Doctorate in Audiology Program in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, attended ASHA's Student Hill Day in Washington D.C.  They discussed current ASHA advocacy issues with members of the Senate and House of Representatives. The students are (from right to left): Caitlin Parys, Kaitlin Fitzpatrick, Catherine Head, Jessica Polay, and Stefanie Alessi.

To learn more about these issues click here: http://www.asha.org/advocacy/

Pangilinan Wins The Executive Women of NJ Graduate Award

 

Congratulations to Melanie Pangilinan who won the Executive Women of New Jersey’s (EWNJ) post-graduate scholarship award for 2015.  The EWNJ Graduate Award is a $5,000 scholarship to assist women attending graduate schools in New Jersey who are pursuing professional careers.

Melanie said, “I am honored to be selected as this year’s recipient as I begin my third year in my audiology doctoral program. This graduate award allows me to defray the cost of tuition and focus on my studies. Furthermore, the award enables me to increase my knowledge in the field to make a difference in the lives of those who have hearing or balance disorders, improve their quality of life, and spread awareness of audiology. I sincerely thank the EWNJ Scholarship Committee for this wonderful opportunity.”

Since inception, EWNJ's unique scholarship program has awarded over $1.1 million in scholarship assistance to non-traditional graduate school students attending New Jersey colleges and universities.  EWNJ recognizes and invests in the future of women’s professional careers. 

Voorhees-based EWNJ was founded in 1980 and is a senior-level executive women’s network. EWNJ supports and showcases the advancement of women to top leadership positions, promotes gender diversity in the boardroom, and funds post-graduate scholarships to ensure new generations of women leaders for New Jersey’s future. Their events and programs provide a professional environment for women to connect and collaborate across all sectors to share experiences, develop relationships and expand professional networks.

 

Megan Eitel Receives Prestigious T35 Summer Research Fellowship

 

Megan Eitel Receives Prestigious T35 Summer Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Megan Eitel, a doctoral student in audiology, who was recently awarded a T35 Traineeship* to conduct research this summer working with Dr. Konrad-Martin at the National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research in Portland, Oregon.

She will be conducting a study documenting longitudinal changes in hearing among the subset of individuals in their study of veterans with diabetes that have developed retinopathy.  She will have collaborators from the optometry department as well and will compare auditory and visual decline over time in this subset of individuals. Dr. Joan Besing will be examining the auditory component in this study.

*The T35 program is a highly competitive prestigious three month summer research traineeship award held at four different research-intensive institutions within the United States.  The program is funded by the National Institutes of Health, and is designed to encourage audiology students to pursue careers in research.   In this program, Megan is matched with a research mentor, and will devote her summer pursuing a research project on a full-time basis.  Megan will also attend weekly journal clubs, research seminars, and will attend courses on responsible conduct in research. 

 

Anna Cosgrove Receives Prestigious T35 Summer Research Fellowship

 

Anna Cosgrove Receives Prestigious T35 Summer Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Anna Cosgrove, a doctoral student in audiology, who was recently awarded a T35 Traineeship* to conduct research this summer working with Dr. Gabrielle Saunders at the National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research in Portland, Oregon.

She will be working on a study examining the role of the use of personal amplifiers on the results from cognitive assessments used with patients who have hearing loss.

*The T35 program is a highly competitive prestigious three month summer research traineeship award held at four different research-intensive institutions within the United States.  The program is funded by the National Institutes of Health, and is designed to encourage audiology students to pursue careers in research.   In this program, Anna is matched with a research mentor, and will devote her summer pursuing a research project on a full-time basis.  Anna will also attend weekly journal clubs, research seminars, and will attend courses on responsible conduct in research. 

Arnold Munoz Receives Prestigious T35 Summer Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Arnold Munoz, a doctoral student in audiology, who was recently awarded a T35 Traineeship to conduct research this summer at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.  The T35 program is a prestigious three month summer research traineeship held at four different research-intensive institutions within the United States.  The program is funded by the National Institutes of Health, and is designed to encourage audiology students to pursue careers in research.   In this program, Arnold is matched with a research mentor, and will devote his summer to pursuing a research project on a full-time basis.  Arnold will also attend weekly journal clubs, research seminars, and will attend courses on responsible conduct in research.  Notably, Arnold is the first student from the AuD program at Montclair State University to apply for and receive this highly competitive award. 

Katherine Kleban Recognized with ARTA Award from ASHA

Congratulations to Katherine Kleban who was awarded the 2013 Audiology/Hearing Science Research Travel Award (ARTA) to attend the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention held in the great city of Chicago, Illinois on November 14-16, 2013.  The ARTA award is for students who are interested in expanding their knowledge in audiology and/or hearing science.  


Eligibility for this award includes students who have not previously won the award and who are currently enrolled in a clinical doctoral degree program (AuD), a research doctoral degree program (PhD), or a combined clinical doctoral/research doctoral degree program (AuD/PhD.  

The objectives of this award are to learn about the latest research in audiology; make connections with leaders in the field; meet and network with peers; learn about mechanisms and strategies to further research interests and to experience the ASHA Convention.

Ms. Kleban received a stipend of $500 and a complimentary registration for the ASHA Annual Convention.  Congratulations Katherine for a job well done!

Nicole Gerber named the inaugural Arlene Linetzky Outstanding  Clinician Award

We will hold our first Clinic Awards Banquet being held on Thursday November 21st at 7:00pm.

It is with great pride that we announce the first recipient of the Arlene Linetzky Outstanding Clinician Award to Nicole Gerber. Congratulations Nicole for making a difference in the lives of the clients that you serve. We also recognize the positive impact that you have on your fellow students in our program. We will also be honoring two clients from our clinic. These two clients will be honored as Most Inspirational Client adult and child. We look forward to seeing all of our clinicians, faculty, and staff at the banquet! 

EWNJ selects Jessica Schoenberg to receive a merit award

Jessica Schoenberg, a graduate student in the Masters program in Speech Language Pathology, was selected by the Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) to receive their Merit Award. The award carries recognition by the EWNJ and a scholarship. Congratulations to Jessica. For more information concerning the award please see the EWNJ Scholarship program page.

Corrine Ulrich awarded Scholarship

Corrine Ulrich, a masters student in the Speech-Language Pathology Program in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was nominated and selected by the department to receive an Award for Graduate Students from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. This award from the Dean is given in memory of a past faculty member, Dr. Ernest B. Fincher.