Archives for Communication Sciences & Disorders

College of Allied Health appoints new chair

March 23, 2018 | The Harding University College of Allied Health has appointed Dr. Melanie Meeker chair of the department of communication sciences and disorders effective July 1, 2018. Meeker, assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders, has been with the University since 2008. She has been a part of both the graduate program in speech-language pathology and undergraduate majors in CSD. Meeker has served
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Categories: Academics, Campus & Community, and University.

CSD to host free community forum on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Jan. 29, 2018 | Communication Sciences & Disorders | The Harding University College of Allied Health and department of communication sciences and disorders will host a free community forum on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1 in Reynolds Recital Hall. Keynote speaker Becky Khayum will present “Overview of Dementia Syndromes and Practical Strategies for Memory and Communication.” Khayum is co-founder and
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Categories: Department, Recent Events, and University.

Eighth meeting of A Night at the Round Table

Monday, Oct. 16, students from nine health care disciplines met in the David B. Burks American Heritage Building for the eighth gathering of A Night at the Round Table. This interdepartmental event challenged students from different programs to work together through ethical case studies. These cases simulate scenarios students may encounter in their respective fields and allows them to experience how they will interact with
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Categories: Academics, Recent Events, and University.

Baker family named Foster Family of the Year

May 22, 2017 | When Dr. Andrew Baker, director of the Mitchell Center for Leadership and Ministry, finished his doctoral degree, many people asked him what he would do with his free time. He and his wife, Amy, instructor of communication sciences and disorders, agreed they would take that time to do everything they could do to be a foster family in the state of
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Categories: Faculty & Staff and University.

Health sciences students collaborate in a Night at the Round Tables

Oct. 13, 2016 | On Monday, Oct. 3, students representing six academic departments in health sciences and related departments packed into the Founders Room and Cone Chapel for “A Night at the Round Tables.” This interdepartmental collaboration event challenged students from a variety of fields to work through a case study as a team, simulating a real-world situation of health care professionals’ collective expertise. “The
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Categories: Academics, Faculty & Staff, Recent Events, and University.

“We’re taking our field internationally and reaching out to as many individuals as possible…”

College of Allied Health | CSD Having attended a state school for her undergraduate degree, communication sciences and disorders graduate student Emily West was quick to notice the Harding difference when she stepped on campus. It was the faculty’s compassion for their students and the program’s reputation of excellence that convinced her to enroll. “My sister came to Harding and was a CSD undergrad here
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Categories: Students.

Duck Dynasty’s Missy Robertson to hold book signing

September 21, 2015 | Communication Sciences & Disorders Missy Robertson and her daughter, Mia, will be on campus Sept. 25 for a book signing and early release of Robertson’s book, “Blessed Blessed Blessed.” The event will be held in the Burks American Heritage lobby at 3 p.m. and is open to the public. Robertson’s inspiration for the book is derived from the family’s personal journey.
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Categories: Recent Events and University.