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Communication Disorders Receives $140,000 Grant

Communication Disorders Receives $140,000 Grant

The Department of Communication Disorders received a $140,000 grant from ReSound, an international hearing solutions company, to create an alternative metric for pediatric hearing aid fittings. The two-year study--led by Dr. Kelli Watts along with Dr. Sandra Clark-Lewis and Dr. Judith Blumsack--will demonstrate how head circumference affects a child's ear canal acoustics, providing audiologists with a more accurate metric for pediatric hearing aid fittings. Read more.



Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Burkett, Social Work Elizabeth Burkett

Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Burkett, a senior majoring in social work. Burkett discusses her involvement as an athletic recruiter, an intern at Give Kids the World Village, and a volunteer with Expressions of a BraveHeart. 

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Alumni Spotlight: Wynn Everett, Actress Wynn Everett

Wynn Everett is a Georgia native who graduated from Auburn University in 2000, with a major in communication and a minor in Theatre. She is starring in ABC's "Agent Carter," as this season's villian. 

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Faculty Spotlight: Tessa Carr, Department of Theatre Tessa Carr

Dr. Tessa Carr, theatre professor, is the artistic director for the Mosaic Theatre Company and says her position here is her dream job because it combines engaged community-based theatre work, and brought her back home.

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