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Speech-Language Pathology Program Update

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Counterculture of the 1960s Provided PCO Grad Some Unique Experiences

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Young Alumni: Jonah Casella, OD ‘22

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Young Alumni: Katelyn Maffei, MEd ‘21, VRT

A question and answer session with one of our young alumni, Katelyn Maffei.

Speech-Language Pathology Program Update

In this podcast, we'll be catching up with Robert Serianni about what's new in the program and in the Speech-Language Institute (SLI).

Counterculture of the 1960s Provided PCO Grad Some Unique Experiences

When Charles Klein, OD ‘67, arrived at the Pennsylvania State College of Optometry (PSCO) in 1963, the Philadelphia area was becoming a...

Young Alumni: Jonah Casella, OD ‘22

A question and answer session with one of our young alumni, Jonah Casella.

Megan Patterson ‘25OD is the 2023 Toland Scholarship Winner

Megan Patterson was named the 2023 Joseph C. Toland Memorial Scholarship winner.

Students Set Sail Aboard Spirit of Philadelphia for the 2023 Salus Soirée

More than a hundred Salus University graduate and professional students had some awesome food and celebrated together at this year’s Salus...

Finland Students’ Experience

In this podcast, we'll hear from optometry students from Oulu University in Finland about why they chose Salus for their clinical training.

Message from President Mittelman, Fall 2023

As we celebrate a number of milestones before we merge with our partners at Drexel University, I am inclined to reflect on the continued success...

Occupational Therapy Abroad: Fieldwork Lessons in Thailand

Four current Salus University OT students were the first from the program to have an international Level 1 fieldwork experience in Thailand.

O&P Department Holds First-Ever ‘Any Way Fundraiser’

The first-ever 5K Any Way Fundraiser hosted by the Salus Orthotics and Prosthetics Association (SOPA) attracted 80 participants on the morning of...

Students at Leisure: Re’naijah Purvis ‘24PBHS, Crystal Jewelry

Re’naijah Purvis ‘24PBHS calls herself a “crystal nerd.” She doesn’t just make crystal bracelets as a side gig, she...

Free Thanksgiving Meal Offered To Those Not Traveling Home

Salus University is making it a little easier for those not traveling home for the Thanksgiving holiday. The University will offer a complimentary...

Physician Assistant Capstone: Easing New Parent Anxiety

Alexis Wislotsky, MMS ‘23, found her capstone topic while working with parents during her pediatrics rotation for the Physician Assistant...

Looking Out For Kids Gala Honors Founder Dr. Susan Oleszewski

The Salus University stars came out for the 16th annual Looking Out for Kids (LOFK) charity fundraiser, not only to support the LOFK program but to...

Where Are They Now: Robert Fitzgerald, MS ’99, Orientation and Mobility

Robert Fitzgerald, MS ‘99, has always advocated for disadvantaged populations. The training he received at the Pennsylvania College of...

First-Ever CHER Career Fair Draws a Big Crowd

Salus University's Occupational Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology students got a peek into their futures at the first-ever College of...

Walt Fleming Awarded Presidential Medal of Honor

The people around Walt Fleming are pretty good at keeping a secret. He had absolutely no idea he was being awarded the Presidential Medal of Honor...

Inside the Life of Optometry Dean: Dr. Melissa Trego

So, just what does a day in the life of the dean of PCO/Salus look like? Well, it’s pretty exciting, according to Dr. Melissa Trego. She...

Physician Assistant Links Social Media, Body Image, and Eating Disorder Development in Capstone

By the time that Shannon McCabe, PA ‘23, reached the end of her academic journey at Salus University, she knew that she wanted to pursue a...

Faculty Focus: Jacalyn Harris, MPO, CPO/L, Orthotics and Prosthetics

For her entire life, Jacalyn Harris, MPO, CPO/L has watched her father Chris Sickels, an amputee, go through various iterations of his protheses....

NBC10’s Johnny Archer to Once Against Host Annual Children’s Fundraiser

For the second consecutive year, Johnny Archer, reporter and anchor for Philadelphia’s NBC10, will host Salus University’s annual...

In Memoriam: Fall 2023

It is with great sadness that Salus announces the passing of alumni, faculty and staff, and friends.

Class Notes: Fall 2023

Stay up to date with our Salus University alumni!

Occupational Therapy Student Advocates for Rett Syndrome During Awareness Month

Salus University Occupational Therapy student Emily DiPhillipo ‘25OT has a personal connection to the cause and wants to amplify knowledge...

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