American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

icon_NSSLHAHonors2014 Honors Recipients

The NSSLHA Executive Council will acknowledge the following individuals and/or organizations for their outstanding achievements at the NSSLHA Honors Ceremony on Friday, November 21, 2014, during NSSLHA Experience at the ASHA Convention.

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Honors of NSSLHA

Sue HaleSue Hale is director of clinical education, and associate professor and director of the master of science speech-language pathology program at Vanderbilt University. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Mississippi where she was a faculty member and director of the Speech and Hearing Center prior to joining the Vanderbilt faculty in 2000.

Sue is an ASHA Past President, and served as Vice President for Quality of Service in Speech-Language Pathology from 2002–2004. Previous ASHA service includes memberships on the Board of Ethics, the Committee on Honors, the Council for Clinical Certification, the Council on Professional Standards, the Clinical Certification Board, and the Ad hoc Committee on Governance. She was a member and chair of the Speech-Language Pathology subcommittee of the Standards Council during the development of the 2005 standards for certification in speech-language pathology, chair of the Clinical Certification Board, and the first chair of the Council for Clinical Certification. She was selected as an ASHA Fellow in 1999.

Chapter Advisor Honors

Constance QuallsConstance Dean Qualls, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow, has been involved with NSSLHA since 1992, when she served a 2-year term as president of the UDC Chapter during her graduate program. In 1993, she received the NSSLHA Student Honors Award in recognition of Outstanding Leadership and Achievement for reorganizing and reenergizing the chapter. In 2010, Dr. Qualls received the Outstanding Alumnus Award from the University of Memphis, where she received her doctoral degree. She often attends the NSSLHA Luncheon at the ASHA Convention, and, as past ASHA Vice President for Science and Research, she worked closely with NSSLHA board members and the National NSSLHA office staff. The Buffalo State Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (BSC NSSLHA) offers educational and leadership experiences for its members, and volunteer and philanthropic events for the college and the Buffalo community. Dr. Qualls is Chair and Professor of Speech-Language Pathology and BSC NSSLHA Faculty Advisor.

CICSD Editor's Award

Jenna Foran Patty Prelock

The 2014 CICSD Editor's Award is awarded to "Examining the Benefit of Including a Sibling in Story-Based Interventions with a Child with Asperger Syndrome" by authors Jenna L. Foran, Tiffany L. Hutchins, Patricia A. Prelock, Dianna Murray-Close from the University of Vermont. (Fall 2014, Volume 41)

Tiffany Hutchins  

 Distinguished Students of Service

2015 - Nicole CaputiNicole Caputi – University of the District of Columbia. The Distinguished Students of Service (DSS) rewards students for being engaged in service on the local, state, and national level.



Chapter Honors

Chapter Honors are awarded to a chapter that has reached, at a minimum, the Bronze level of the Chapter Honors Program.

2014 Gold

  • California State University – Fullerton, Region 10
  • California State University – Northridge, Region 10
  • Chapman University, Region 10
  • Florida State University, Region 3
  • Long Island University – Brooklyn, Region 2
  • Marywood University, Region 1
  • Mercy College, Region 2
  • Minot State University, Region 6
  • Pennsylvania State University, Region 1
  • Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, Region 7
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock / University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Region 8
  • University of Arkansas – Fayetteville, Region 8
  • University of Cincinnati, Region 4
  • University of Florida – Graduate Chapter, Region 3
  • University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign, Region 7
  • University of Iowa, Region 7
  • University of Missouri, Region 8
  • University of Nebraska – Omaha, Region 6
  • University of Northern Iowa, Region 7
  • University of Virginia, Region 5
  • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Region 7
  • Vanderbilt University, Region 3
  • West Chester University, Region 1

*denotes Chapter of the Year

2014 Silver

  • Augustana College, Region 7
  • Molloy College, Region 2
  • Richard Stockton College, Region 5
  • San Francisco State University, Region 10
  • St. Ambrose University, Region 7
  • St. Mary's College, Region 4
  • University of Central Missouri, Region 8
  • University of Memphis, Region 3
  • Western Michigan University, Region 4

2014 Bronze

  • California State University – San Marcos, Region 10
  • East Stroudsburg University, Region 1
  • Misericordia University, Region 1
  • Northwestern University, Region 7
  • Nova Southeastern University, Region 3
  • San Jose State University, Region 10
  • St. John's University – Queens, Region 2
  • University of Central Florida – Orlando, Region 3
  • University of Mississippi, Region 8
  • University of Montana, Region 9
  • University of Pittsburgh, Region 1
  • University of the District of Columbia, Region 5

Member Honors

Member Honors recipients (listed in alphabetical order by university name):

Elizabeth Hughes
Augustana College (AuD)

Corinne Walker
Augustana College (SLP)

Christine Turner
California State University – San Marcos

Avalon Scopellite
California State University – Fullerton

Shelah Peterson
California State University – Northridge

Anh Doan
Chapman University

Ben Masur
City University of New York – Hunter College

Kelley Walton
Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Aralee Williams
East Straudsburg University

Catherine Crowley
Eastern Michigan University

Taryn Rumsey
Elmira College

Claire Morrison
Florida State University

R. Danielle Scott
Indiana University
NBALSH Student Research Award Recipient

Marissa Lombardo 
Ithaca University

Courtney Walker
Lamar University

Jennifer Garcia
Long Island University – Brooklyn

Lorena Martinez
Marquette University

Laura Drake
Marywood University

Amanda Tighe
Mercy College

Courtney Johnson
Minot State University

Lauren Kiraly
Molloy College

Victoria Bergeron
Nicholls State University

Kathleen Brady
Northwestern University

Kristina Sabado
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Natalie Silance
San Diego State University

Ariel Rodriguez
San Francisco State University

Jen Thomas
Southern Illinois University – Carbondale

Andrea Jansen
St. Ambrose University

Abby Hill
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Siobhan Osborne
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Ellen Donoghue
University of Arkansas – Fayetteville

Meaghan Morrison
University of Central Missouri

Delayna Gary
University of Central Oklahoma

Sarah Colligan
University of Cincinnati (AuD)

Rilie Mangan
University of Cincinnati (SLP)

Chloe Montalbano
University of Florida – Graduate Chapter

Hannah Cornett
University of Georgia

Anne Clark
University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign

Jaclyn Smith
University of Iowa

Marina Simons
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Caleb McNiece
University of Memphis (AuD)

Mary Alice Patton
University of Memphis (SLP)

Brea Burkett
University of Mississippi

Stevee Nolan
University of Missouri

Haley Jacobsen
University of Nebraska – Omaha

Bailey Knudson
University of Northern Iowa

Lauren Dubyne
University of PIttsburgh

Megan Crawford
University of Virginia

Marie Turner
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Chelsea Bartholomew
Valdosta State University

Samara Nichols
Vanderbilt University

Melanie Riland
West Chester University

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