Davie, Florida; May 6, 2020 —The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association, https://www.nsslha.org/, (National NSSLHA) has awarded the NSSLHA Chapter at Nova Southeastern University with 2020 Gold Chapter Honors, https://www.nsslha.org/Programs/Chapter-Honors-Recipients/.
Efforts made by the NSSLHA Chapter at Nova Southeastern University 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, https://takeaction.asha.org/asha/StudentIssues.
- Provide scholarships to students in CSD programs by contributing more than $15,000 to the ASHFoundation’s NSSLHA Scholarship, https://www.ashfoundation.org/apply/#Scholarships.
- Support CSD-related organizations with more than $162,000 in donations
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 Nova Southeastern University
As a highly motivated and dedicated NSSHLA chapter, we have dedicated ourselves to community service and educating others about our field. We are incredibly fortunate to have students across the United States and Puerto Rico, which allows us to spread awareness and education across different settings. I feel incredibly honored to be co-president of the Nova Southeastern Universities NSSLHA chapter and incredibly humbled by our selection for Gold Chapter Honors. -Ginny Frankel, Co-President, Nova Southeastern University NSSLHA
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, NSSLHA is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, and supports 12,000+ members and 320+ chapters at colleges and universities nationwide.