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Below is a list of honors, awards, and newsworthy events of accomplishments by our students & faculty. 


  • Congratulations to Becky Pryor on her presentation at OHSU on supporting conversation in persons with primary agressive aphasia. Her poster has been submitted to ASHA, where she will hopefully get a opportunity to present at in fall.


  • The Girl Who Stutters -- Congratulations graduate students Casey Watson and Becca Dunn on their special project, an e-book done in collaboration with Glenn Weybright and Jennifer Larsen.


  • Congratulations to Jennifer Bieda, 2015 Laurels Graduate Award Recipient. "The PSU Laurels Graduate Award was instituted to provide recognition and financial support to the best and brightest students and to enhance enrollment diversity. The program provides an award to competitively selected, academically meritorious graduate degree students in all fields. This program includes financial need as a consideration for the selection of some of these awards." Jennifer is finishing up her first year in our graduate program and part of our bilingual concentration program. She has a passion for working with adult disordered populations as well as multicultural populations. She will be going to Ecuador this summer with classmates and faculty to serve children and adults with speech and language disorders. Congratulations Jennifer, well deserved! 


  • Dr. Fergadiotis' article "Psychometric Evaluation of Lexical Diversity Indices: Assessing Length Effects” was accepted for publication in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research this month (March 2015). It should be published later this year.