News & Events

  • Thank you to the faculty and staff who participated in the College Quiz Ball at the Tennessee Association for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Annual Meeting. 
    • Picture of Faculty, Dr. Earl Johnson, Mrs. Marie Johnson, Dr. Marc Fagelson, SLP students Nancy Milbourne, Lucy Estes  Long, and AuD student Kathryn Phillippe.


  • Hearing Conservation in community music venues: ETSU's Audiology program and the Student Academy of Audiology are helping to prevent noise-induced hearing loss caused by the high sound levels at local music venues. More here (5/7/14)
    • Picture of AuD students, Devon Shock & Heather Hamm, working under the supervision of Dr. Krisztina Johnson, on the Hearing Conservation Project (7/18/14)

  • Update FIPSE Grant: Drs. Louw, Williams, and Scherer were awarded a FIPSE (Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education) Grant from the U.S. Department of Education  to support cross-linguistic and cultural exchange of students to learn about clinical management of communication disorders in children in the US and Brazil. Our Brazilian partner universities are the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria and the Universidade de Sao Paulo-Bauru, and our USA partner is the University of Northern Iowa.  Activities in 2014 -2015 will include an Internet-based course, Webinar Modules, Language Cultural Educational Exchanges (including 4-6 week exchange in Brazil in May 2014), and participating in research projects.  For more information, please follow this link - US-Brazil Cross-linguistic Consortium in Speech & Hearing Sciences
  • Student Fellowship application open for FIPSE Grant: Consortium for Promoting Cross-Linguistic Understanding of Communication Disabilities in Children. Click here for more information.
  • ETSU receives $250,000 grant for exchange student project with Brazil universities
    Drs. Brenda Louw (Chair, Dept. of ASLP), Lynn Williams (Professor, Dept of ASLP & Associate Director, Center of Excellence in Early Childhood Learning and Development) and Nancy Scherer (Dean, CCRHS) were recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Education to promote cross-linguistic understanding of communication disorders in children through a student exchange program with universities in Brazil. The purpose of this grant, which was prepared in collaboration with other US Universities and Brazil partners, is to foster student exchange and curriculum development, as well as language and cultural skills, among US-Brazil speech-language pathology and audiology students. This consortium will also to promote cross-linguistic understanding of communication disorders in children.

    Dr. Brenda Louw recently co-authored a book titled " HIV/AIDS Related Communication, Hearing, and Swallowing Disorders".

    Find more information here