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National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA)

Penn State chapter of the national student association that provides professional development and service opportunities for students pursuing careers in speech-language pathology and audiology. These activities include attending professional meetings and lectures, and planning and participating in activities dealing with persons of all ages with a communication disorder.

For more information, please contact Danielle Manni, president, or follow on Instagram.
Faculty advisers: Eileen Kowalski and Kelly Webb

National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing

The Penn State chapter of the National Black Association for Speech Language and Hearing aims to address the speech pathology and audiology interests of black and multicultural professionals and students. The organization will work to create events that provide an environment of inclusivity where students can be educated about opportunities within NBASLH and future related careers. 

For more information, please email or follow on Instagram.
Faculty adviser: Nicole Etter and Elise Lindquist

Penn State Audiology Club

The Penn State Audiology Club brings together students with a passion for helping the deaf and hard-of-hearing and offers professional, networking, and service opportunities related to the field of audiology. Guest speakers such as professors from graduate schools and successful alumni pursuing their doctorates in audiology have offered advice and networking opportunities to our members. 

For more information, please email or follow on Instagram.
Faculty adviser: Leslie Purcell and Maegan Mapes

Penn State Sign Language Organization (SLO)

The Sign Language Organization provides practice in American Sign Language and spreads awareness of deaf culture to the State College and University Park community. SLO provides its members with practice in the art of sign language and instruction on deaf culture during its informal meetings for anyone who is interested. All majors and ASL experience are welcome!

For more information, please email or follow on Instagram or TikTok.
Faculty advisers: Sommar Chilton and Shasta Dreese