Communication Disorders Blog

  • CMDS Grad Open House Sat. Nov 5, 2016

    October 8, 2016

    The CMDS Department will host a Graduate Student Open House on Saturday, November 5, 2016. Faculty and current graduate students will discuss internship opportunities, the academic curriculum, the Truman Speech and Hearing Clinic, financial aid considerations, and various topics of interest to prospective graduate students. Lunch will be provided.  This even is open to all […]

  • 22 New CMDS Grad Students Hail from Everywhere!

    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.

  • Teten New Chair of CMDS

    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.

  • Passe Attends ETS National Exam Advisory Session

    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.

  • 5 Minutes With Sheila Garlock

    July 8, 2016

    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 […]

  • Halloween Spooktacular!

    October 27, 2015

    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!

  • Oh, The Places We’re From!

    September 1, 2015

    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 […]

  • 2015 CMDS in Mexico!

    July 16, 2015

    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!

  • CMDS named 2015 Dept of the Year!

    Students at Truman nominated and voted for the CMDS Department to be named outstanding department of the year! Thanks so much, everyone!

  • Outstanding Grad Student in Missouri!

    May 16, 2015

    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!