Archive for September, 2009

Jeannine Campbell at Indiana University

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Jeannine Campbell, a CSD undergraduate student, was one of five students nationwide that were chosen to participate in “Training for Research and Academic Careers in Communication Sciences (TRACCS)” sponsored by Indiana University. The TRACCS program promotes future interest in doctoral study by providing opportunities for undergraduate students in CSD to participate in six weeks of research training with faculty members at Indiana University. While at IU, Jeannine worked in Dr. Larry Hume’s lab running auditory threshold and gap detection experiments. She also participated in mini courses that focused on research design, ethics and presentations. Learn more about Jeannine and her work in UMaine Today Online.

Susan Burgess at LSVT® LOUD training

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Susan Burgess, M.A., CCC-SLP, Lecturer and Staff Speech-Language Pathologist, attended the LSVT® LOUD training and certification workshop on December 4th and 5th, 2009, at Hunter College in New York City where she became certified in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT). LSVT is an evidence-based voice/speech treatment technique especially for people with Parkinson disease with application to other neural conditions.  She is qualified to administer the program, which is now offered by the Conley Speech Language and Hearing Center at the University of Maine.