The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) has awarded the NSSLHA Chapter at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) with 2020 Gold Chapter Honors.
National NSSLHA Chapter Honors are awarded to affiliated NSSLHA chapters that demonstrate an outstanding effort to support National NSSLHA’s mission to inspire, empower, and support students in communication sciences and disorders programs.
UNO's Chapter helped National NSSLHA:
- Increase awarness of communication sciences and disorders on more than 110 local college campuses and communities across the country.
- Increase advocacy efforts by sending more than 15,500 letters state and federal legislators.
- Provide scholarships to students in CSD programs by contributing more than $15,000 to the ASHFoundation's NSSLHA Scholarship.
- Support CSD-related organizations with more than $62,000 in donations.
"As college students, we are swamped with busy schedules and endless to-do lists." says Hannah Johnson, 2019-2020 Chapter President, "What makes each and every member of UNO NSSLHA/Collegiate Sertoma unique is, while they learn about their future profession, they are also growing within their community by supporting the needs of individuals through countless volunteer opportunities, as part of their active membershipin our organization."
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.