From November 9-11, faculty, students and alumni from the University’s Osborne College of Audiology (OCA) and Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) department gathered in Los Angeles for one of the biggest professional conferences, the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention.
Salus University staff and students greeted the nearly 300 guests as they entered one of the finest, full-service country clubs in the country – the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill - on the evening of Saturday, November 11.
Both the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry and Osborne College of Audiology students and faculty members provided much-needed health services during the Special Olympics Pennsylvania Fall Festival, held at Villanova University this past weekend.
With approximately 15 percent of school-aged children experiencing some degree of hearing loss, hearing screenings represent a crucial early step in ensuring communication access, which is key to academic and social success, according to Dr. Lindsay Bondurant, director of the University’s Osborne College of Audiology’s (OCA) on-campus clinic, the Pennsylvania Ear Institute (PEI).
The New Jersey Academy of Optometry’s (NJAO) chapter dinner meeting on November 8 included two notable events for the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO). Not only did chief of the William Feinbloom Vision Rehabilitation Center, Dr. Erin Kenny, present a continuing education seminar, but PCO was also presented with a $10,000 scholarship check.