The CMDS department welcomed 22 new students into the master’s program beginning in August, 2016. The new students came from undergraduate institutions including Truman State University, University of Central Missouri, Augustana College, Texas Christian University, National Chung Hsing University, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, University of Northern Iowa, and University of MO-Columbia.
July 2016 Upon the retirement of Dr. Paula Cochran, Dr. Amy Teten became the Chair of the Department of Communication Disorders. Dr. Teten returned to Truman [previously in the CMDS Department at Truman from 2003-2006] in January 2016, after being at the University of Nebraska-Omaha for seven years.
June 2016, Truman Speech and Hearing Clinic director Melissa Passe attended the National Advisory Council meeting for the Speech-Language Pathology National Examination at the ETS office in Princeton New Jersey.
Sheila Garlock has been a presence in the Communications Disorders Department for 20 years, and some of her students have been known to call her mom, a not uncommon moniker for Garlock to hear on campus considering all three of her daughters attended the University. Emily graduated in 2013 and twins Ashley and Natalie anticipate […]
CMDS Graduate students helped celebrate Graduate Education Month in Missouri by organizing and holding a Spooktacular event for children October 26 in the Truman State University Speech and Hearing Clinic. Click here for local news coverage. Way to go students!
Undergrad Universities of Current CMDS Grad Students, Fall 2015 – Welcome everyone! (entire group on campus currently, not just new) Truman State University Ouchita Baptist University, Arkansas Augustana College, Iowa Marquette University, Wisconsin University of Missouri University of Iowa Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville Wichita State University Illinois State University University of Illinois –Champaign/Urbana University […]
Students and faculty from the CMDS program again travelled to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, to provide speech and hearing screening and enrichment to children in the community. Everyone learned so much!
Students at Truman nominated and voted for the CMDS Department to be named outstanding department of the year! Thanks so much, everyone!
At the 2015 convention of the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association convention, April 2015, Truman graduate student Kelsey Aurand de Razo was named the Outstanding Graduate Student in Missouri, from a field of candidates representing every graduate program in the state. Congrats Kelsey!
An enthusiastic group of undergraduate and graduate students and faculty from Truman’s CMDS program traveled to Puerto Vallarta again this year during the May interim to provide speech-language enrichment to children at the Pasitos De Luz daycare for children with disabilities and the R.I.S.E Orphanage. Donations of toys, feeding supplies, and a new printer accompanied […]