Dana Battaglia, Ph.D., Named CSD Department Chair as of Fall 2018
Come Fall 2018, Assistant Professor
Dana Battaglia, Ph.D.
will become the new chair of the Ammon School's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She will succeed
Reem Khamis-Dakwar, Ph.D.
, associate professor. Dr. Battaglia won Adelphi's 2018 President's Leadership Fellows Award last February.
Dr. Khamis-Dakwar Chosen for Recent CAPCSD Leadership Academy
Twenty of 120 applicants were selected to participate in the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) fifth annual Leadership Academy, to be held in April 2019 in San Diego, California.
Reem Khamis-Dakwar, Ph.D., the current chair of the Ammon School's CSD department, was among the 20.
Tisha Todorova Named CSD Lab Coordinator
Tisha Todorova, formerly lab manager at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, has become laboratory coordinator for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders' labs.
NSSLHA, FTA Win Brown and Gold Awards
At the Center for Student Involvement's Brown and Gold Awards Ceremony on May 3,
the Future Teachers Association and the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association were both recognized as Organizations of Excellence for the 2017–2018 academic year.
Ryan Lee James, Ph.D., Honored by GSU
Ryan Lee James, Ph.D., received the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Georgia State University.
Au.D. Faculty, Students Conducted Hearing Screenings at Special Olympics Event
Adelphi's Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program ran the Healthy Hearing program at the Special Olympics Spring Games North event on Saturday, May 19, at Bethpage High School. Au.D. faculty and students performed hearing screenings at this event. CSD Professor
Yula Serpanos, Ph.D., serves as clinical director of the Special Olympics Healthy Hearing program.
Dr. Cindy Arroyo Publishes Latest Book
Cindy Arroyo '78, M.S. '79, D.A. '05, CSD graduate program director, has co-authored
Goal Writing for the Speech-Language Pathologist and Special Educator, published in January 2018 by Jones & Bartlett Learning, Burlington, Massachusetts.
Jennifer Friberg, Ed.D., Evidence-Based Teaching Scholar, Shared Her Knowledge With Adelphi Faculty, Students and Others
Jennifer Friberg, Ed.D., Cross Endowed Chair in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) at Illinois State University and a leading scholar in evidence-based teaching, visited Adelphi on March 19. In the morning, she trained our faculty and met with some individually to discuss development of a research study related to teaching activity. At noon, she held a students-only workshop to present on best strategies for success in learning. That evening, there was a continuing education session for Adelphi faculty and external part-time supervisors. Dr. Friberg is also the editor of Illinois State University's weblog The SoTL Advocate and associate editor of the journal
Teaching and Learning in Communication Sciences & Disorders
Transgender Voice Program Wins CHI Award
In November 2017, the Transgender Voice Program at Adelphi University was awarded the Center for Health Innovation's Health Innovation Award in Health Care Delivery Systems. This award "recognizes an individual or organization whose leadership has highlighted new models, methods, frameworks or systems that improve the care of patients, families or the communities they serve." The program was co-founded by
Irene Kling, Ph.D.,
clinical supervisor and adjunct professor, and
Steven R. Cox, Ph.D.,
assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.