The Alpha Upsilon Delta (ΑΥΔ) Audiology National Honor Society was established on July 28, 2015 at Nova Southeastern University. The purpose of the Society is to promote and recognize significant scholarship, leadership, and service to the Audiology profession, and to advance the science of hearing and vestibular disorders. Alpha Upsilon Delta is the first and only national honor society dedicated to academic scholarship in Audiology. Membership in Alpha Upsilon Delta is granted to those individuals graduating from programs with a doctoral degree in Audiology or the Hearing Sciences who have maintained an overall scholarship average of 3.8 or better and shown capacity for leadership, service, and achievement.
The Alpha Upsilon Delta, Alpha Chapter, inducted its inaugural class on August 20, 2015 at Nova Southeastern University. Inductees included Alexis Cohan, AuD and Sherry Rauh, AuD (Class of 2015), Paige Aufseeser, AuD, Brianna Kuzbyt, AuD, Chelsea Nava, AuD, Diana Russell, AuD and Ania Tomasik, AuD (Class of 2014), and faculty Jackie Davie, PhD, Erica Friedland, AuD, Patricia Gaffney, AuD, Teri Hamill, PhD, Alyssa Needleman, PhD, and Sarah Wakefield, AuD.