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CD program students provided screenings at the Socorro Health Fair in Socorro, N.M

A group of speech language pathology graduate students from the NMSU College of EducationCommunication Disorders program recently provided screenings at the Socorro Health Fair in Socorro, N.M. The students completed the screening under the direction of instructor Anne Cobos. (Photos courtesy of Anne Cobos) A group of speech language pathology graduate students from the NMSU College…
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College of Education recognizes Emerging Scholars in research

LAS CRUCES — Five faculty members at New Mexico State University’s College of Education have been named Emerging Scholars for their innovative research efforts. The college’s Emerging Scholars Initiative, which was started last year by Dean Don Pope-Davis, aims to support and promote innovative research efforts of untenured, tenure-track faculty and research faculty that will advance scientific…
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Two College of Education students present posters at national convention

Two College of Education students, both communication disorders majors, presented posters at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. The convention was held in Philadelphia last November and more than 12,000 members attended (see http://www.asha.org/events/convention). Breana Romero, a graduate student in the communication disorders program, presented a poster titled “Social Media Utilization in…
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NMSU professor receives prestigious grant for research on children’s hearing

Srikanta Mishra, an assistant professor in the New Mexico State University College of Education’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, recently received a prestigious research grant to study hearing mechanisms in children. The R03 grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders of the National Institutes of Health is the college’s…
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NMSU graduate students provide speech therapy to children in Peru

NMSU communication disorders graduate students Marysa DeBlassie (left) and Jessica Bozzell (center) conduct speech therapy with a young boy during a faculty-led international program course to Lima, Peru, in June. (Courtesy photo) Salas-Provance and a group of 12 graduate students traveled to Lima, Peru, for a clinical practicum experience where the students spent two weeks…
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BILINGUAL PROGRAM RECEIVES $1.24 MILLION in FUNDING

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded an $1.25 million grant to the College of Education at New Mexico State University to fund students participating in a bilingual speech-language pathology graduate program.

The purpose of the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Speech-language Services for All Language Learners in New Mexico program, or CLASS for ALL-NM, is to…
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Cleft Palate Clinic

The Communication Disorders Clinic was a hive of activity March 3, 2011, during the semi-annual Cleft Palate Clinic. The hallways were filled with parents and their children taking advantage of the free clinic to meet with physicians and other professionals who donate their time and expertise to assist families coping with the health and learning…
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Children with Autism Find Friendship at Summer Camp

Video story on Camp New Amigos, a camp for young people with the disorder held on the campus of New Mexico State University in the summer. Camp New Amigos is now in its fourth year. Fifty-five kids came this year. A lot of the volunteers and counselors tell me this isn’t the first year they’ve…
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