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Iona College Speech and Hearing Club

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As a NSSLHA Chapter, we wish to inspire, empower, and support you in the field of CSD while providing the tools to navigate your academic career and prepare you for your professional one. Iona College’s Speech and Hearing Club encourages professional interest among students in the study of Speech Pathology and enables them to proceed in the field with confidence.

What is NSSLHA?

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The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is the only national student organization for pre-professionals studying communication sciences and disorders (CSD) recognized by ASHA. Established in 1972, NSSLHA supports over 13,400 members and more than 300 chapters at colleges and universities nationwide (including Iona College).

Meetings - Fall 2018

We might at noon in Spellman 106A on the following Thursdays:

  • September 13
  • September 20
  • October 11
  • October 25
  • November 8
Club members and Professors pose in their Iona shirts and sweaters in Central Park for the Walk 4 Hearing event. Club members and Professors at the annual Walk 4 Hearing in New York City.


Executive Board: 

Katie Beyer

Katie Beyer

Shannon Elmes

Shannon Elmes

Vice President for Correspondence
Becca Falcon

Becca Falcon

Patricia Ferrante

Patricia Ferrante

Chloe Kelleher

Chloe Kelleher

NSSLHA Representative
Allison Lopez

Allison Lopez

Public Relations


Club members pose with a practicing Speech Language Pathologist. Club members learning about the swallowing basics from a practicing Speech Language Pathologist


  • Walk 4 Hearing
  • Operation Smile
  • GRE Crash Course and Tips
  • "Swallowing Basics" with
  • Strides for Speech


For a second year in a row, we were awarded the NSSLHA Gold Chapter Honors

NSSLHA 2018 chapter honors gold.


Contact Katie Beyer for more information at