Five-year-old Hailey Tran was born with bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, a type of hearing loss caused by damage to the inner ear or sensory organ – the cochlea and associated structures – or the vestibulocochlear nerve. It is generally permanent and can be mild, moderate, severe, profound or total. She recently received a loaner hearing aid from the Pennsylvania Ear Institute (PEI).
Those who attended the official opening ceremony of the new sensory garden got used to the sense of touch right away as a light mist fell upon their faces while they took in the University’s newest attraction outside the Hafter Student Community Center.
Salus University has completed two new articulation agreements with Edinboro University in Edinboro, Pa., for Doctor of Audiology degree programs.
When audiology students passed their comprehensive exams, George Osborne, PhD, DDS, founding dean of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s School of Audiology – now the Osborne College of Audiology - liked to call each one of them personally because he wanted to be the first one to refer to them as “doctor.”
Parental pride and relief among the graduates was on full display at the 119th fall commencement of Salus University Oct. 15, 2019, inside the Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. The Class of 2019 is the final graduating class of the first century of the founding of the Pennsylvania State College of Optometry (PSCO), later renamed Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO).