2018 SHAV 1st place
2018 SHAV 1st place

First year students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate program attended the 2018 Speech-Language Hearing Association of Virginia Conference from March 22 - March 24th in Williamsburg, VA. The students attended conference sessions over the three days and presented research at the Graduate Student Poster Presentations! The group of 21 students, divided into 6 research groups, presented their research projects from the last 7 months under the direction of Dr. Kellyn Hall. The Longwood students competed with other graduate students from each CSD program in the state of Virginia.

For the 3rd consecutive year, Longwood took home 1st place! Students Leah Horton, Jalyn Taylor, and Seraphina Chabinec won with their research project titled "Results of Voice Disorder Prevention Training for Physical Education Majors." This group developed a vocal hygiene training module, which was distributed among Longwood's 5 Health & Physical Education graduate students in their student teaching semester.