NSSLHA Chapter at UW-Stevens Point Awarded 2020 Gold Chapter Honors
The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (National NSSLHA) has awarded the NSSLHA Chapter at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with 2020 Gold Chapter Honors.
Efforts made by the NSSLHA Chapter at UW-Stevens Point helped National NSSLHA:
- Increase awareness of communication sciences and disorders (CSD) on more than 110 local college campuses and communities across the country
- Increase advocacy efforts by sending more than 15,500 letters to state and federal legislators
- Provide scholarships to students in CSD programs by contributing more than $15,000 to the ASHFoundation’s NSSLHA Scholarship
- Support CSD-related organizations with more than $162,000 in donations
“The success of NSSLHA has been based on the strong leadership provided by the officers and the many, many contributions of NSSLHA members,” said the group’s adviser Prof. Maggie Watson. “The students are not only dedicated to NSSLHA, but also to their future profession.”
National NSSLHA Chapter Honors are awarded to affiliated NSSLHA chapters that demonstrate an outstanding effort to support National NSSLHA’s mission to inspire, empower, and support students in communication sciences and disorders programs.
About the NSSLHA Chapter at UW-Stevens Point
The UW-Stevens Point NSSLHA chapter promotes interest in the field of communication science and disorders (CSD) by bringing in speakers to present at meetings, getting involved in relevant volunteer opportunities around the community, and promoting friendships and networking between students, staff and other professionals involved in either speech-language pathology or audiology.
About National NSSLHA
The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is the only national student organization for pre-professionals studying communication sciences and disorders (CSD) recognized by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Established in 1972, National NSSLHA is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, and supports 12,000+ members and 320+ chapters at colleges and universities nationwide.