Marywood University News

Celebrating 20th Anniversary of the Master of Science program in Speech-Language Pathology

Marywood University Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) department recently celebrated 20 years of success and service for the Master of Science Program in Speech-Language Pathology during the University’s Alumni Weekend. Pictured: Mona Griffer, Ed.D., CCC/SLP, founding director of the Master of Science Program in Speech-Language Pathology in the Communications Sciences and Disorders department, gave a brief history of the program. Dr. Griffer was joined by other faculty and administrators of the University who spoke about the program and the impact it has had on the community and the University, including Sister Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D.; Mary Anne Fedrick, Ph.D. retired Dean; and Andrea M. Novak M.A., CCC/SLP, current CSD program director.

Along with the Master of Science Program in Speech-Language Pathology, the Alumni Association celebrated its 100th anniversary during the Alumni Weekend with special events and tributes to honor the Association and its members.

The Speech-Language Pathology program is designed to provide students with a variety of academic course work and clinical practicum experiences, according to the standards set forth by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), to prepare them, from a family-centered perspective, for professional careers serving children and adults who have communication disorders. The faculty of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) is dedicated to providing students with a quality education and opportunities to integrate theory and research into clinical practice.

For additional information about Marywood University’s CSD department, please visit CSD Site, or call (570) 348-6299, ext. 2608.