Monday, March 25, 2019

Thinking about Grad School? Not sure whether to apply?

On Friday, April 5th, from 12:00-1:00pm a presentation will be held to discuss applying to graduate school. The presentation will focus on the application process, how to find programs that fit your qualifications, and how to create a back up plan. The presentation will be held in HBS G45.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Robin C. McKay Memorial Scholarship

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
is now accepting applications for the

Robin C. McKay
Memorial Scholarship

This is a $1900 award for the Senior year.  This is not a need-based
scholarship but, rather, is awarded to a well-rounded and academically proficient student studying in the fields of Speech-Language Pathology and/or Audiology.
                      To be eligible for the McKay Scholarship you must:

·     Be a CSD Major
·     Be a Junior (rising Senior)
·     Have a minimum GPA in the major of 3.25
·     Have completed CSD 200, 207, 208, 209, 300 & 301

                      To apply for the McKay Scholarship you must:

·     Submit a resume of past accomplishments/achievements
·     Write a brief personal statement as to future goals/aspirations 
(no more than 1 page)

Materials must be turned in to the CSD departmental office by 5:00 PM February 27.

Questions should be directed to Dr. Pavelko, HBS 1004,

The McKay Scholarship was established in 1988 by family and friends in memory of Robin McKay, a student in the CSD department at JMU.  After finishing her undergraduate degree, Robin joined the Peace Corps for two years.  She founded a program for deaf children in Kingston, Jamaica.  Robin died suddenly, just days after finishing with the Peace Corps and weeks prior to entering graduate school in Audiology. The recipient of this scholarship will be given a biographical sketch of Robin, and the McKay family is provided the name and contact information for the student that receives the award.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Scholarships for Audiology Students!

Scholarships for Audiology Students;
Spead the Word
CaptionCall is pleased to provide up to eight $3,000 Scholarships for Graduate Audiology Students.
Please pass along this information to all eligible students. The application deadline is 3PM CST on January 17, 2019.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Be current postsecondary undergraduate planning to pursue graduate study or current graduate-level student studying Audiology
  • Plan to enroll for the entire upcoming acedemic year in a full-time graduate level course of study in audiology at and accredited school in the United State. 
  • Have a minimum grade-point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0.
To learn more about the CaptionCall Scholarship Program visit or click the link below to apply.
CaptionCall | 4215 S. Riverboat Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Assessment Day

Any student in 207, 208, and/or 209 (anyof these) for the first timeor graduating seniors of May/December 2019

Tuesday February 5th9:00 am

HBS G010 for seniors 
HBS G040 for sophomores

WHAT to bring?
#2B pencil, an eraser, and a positive attitude!

Additional Questions about the CSD Assessment? See the CSD advising blog for information or contact:
Dr. Christina Kuo (
Dr. Yingjiu Nie (