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National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA)

Penn State chapter of the national student association that provides professional development and service opportunities for students pursuing careers in speech-language pathology and audiology. These activities include attending professional meetings and lectures, and planning and participating in activities dealing with persons of all ages with a communication disorder.

For more information, please contact Becca Stroschein, president, or follow the Instagram account.
Faculty advisers: Eileen Kowalski and Kelly Webb

National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing

Penn State chapter of the national student organization addressing the communication interests and concerns of black CSD professionals, students and consumers.

For more information, please email or follow the Instagram account.
Faculty adviser: Nicole Etter

Penn State Audiology Club

The Penn State Audiology Club brings together students with a passion for helping the deaf and hard-of-hearing and offers professional, networking, and service opportunities related to the field of audiology. Guest speakers such as professors from graduate schools and successful alumni pursuing their doctorates in audiology have offered advice and networking opportunities to our members. 

For more information, please email or follow the Instagram account.
Faculty adviser: Leslie Purcell

Penn State Sign Language Organization (SLO)

The Sign Language Organization provides practice in American Sign Language and spreads awareness of deaf culture to the State College and University Park community. SLO provides its members with practice in the art of sign language and instruction on deaf culture during its informal meetings for anyone who is interested. All majors and ASL experience are welcome!

For more information, please email or follow them on Facebook or Instagram.
Faculty adviser: Sommar Chilton

CSD Journal Club

The CSD Journal Club reads and discusses current research in the field of speech-language pathology and audiology. Attendees are asked to read and critique journal articles around a theme and participate in a discussion.

Faculty adviser: Aarthi Madhavan