Southeast Missouri State University

The Department of Communication Disorders has a long and distinguished history of excellent teaching, outstanding scholarship, and exemplary service to the community, region, and state. The following is a partial list of more recent awards, honors, and accomplishments of our faculty and students.

2013 Award for Increasing Public Awareness and Understanding of the Physically Disabled and Rehabilitation Process - Awareded By St Francis Medical Center Rehabilitative Services
- Center for Speech and Hearing 

2013 Outstanding Graduate Student in Communication Disorders in the State of Missouri - Awarded by the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Danielle Healy (Graduate Class of 2013) 

2013 Outstanding Ambassador in Speech, Language, and Hearing - Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Maria Grindstaff (Clinical Patron in the Center for Speech and Hearing at Southeast) 

2013 Outstanding Researcher Award in College of Health and Human Services
- Jayanti Ray (Faculty) 

2012 Outstanding Graduate Research Award - Southeast Missouri State University
- Justine Daley (Graduate Class of 2012) (Faculty Advisor - Marcia Brown-Haims) 

2012 Best Presentation Award - Student Research Conference - Southeast Missouri State University
- Ai J. Franke (Graduate Class of 2012) (Faculty Advisor - Jayanti Ray) 

2011 Outstanding Graduate Research Award - Southeast Missouri State University
- Alison Martin (Graduate Class of 2011) (Faculty Advisor - Marcia Brown-Haims)

2011 Outstanding Student Presentation - Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Alison Martin (Graduate Class of 2011) (Faculty Advisor - Marica Brown-Haims)

2011 Article Published in Helix: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Research entitled "Eating Behaviors in Individuals with Dementia: A Study of Quality of Life"
- Elizabeth Rogers (Graduate Class of 2011) 

2010 Richard Barrett Award for Contributions in Research – International Association of Orofacial Myology
– Jayanti Ray (Faculty)

2010 Invited Presentation – “Bechet’s Disease: A Case Study" – at International Association of Orofacial Myology, Sao Paulo, Brazil
– Jayanti Ray (Faculty)

2010 Commissioned Captain of the United States Air Force
– Stephanie Tracy (Undergraduate Class of 2007)

2010 Athletic Hall of Fame – Southeast Missouri State University
– Krista Haukap-Davis (Undergraduate Class of 2000, Member of Volleyball Team)

2010 Outstanding Student Presentation – Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association
– Ashley Dyer (Graduate Class of 2010) (Faculty Advisor – Marcia Brown-Haims)

2010 Outstanding Graduate Research Award – Southeast Missouri State University
– Misty McDaniel-Tilmon (Graduate Class of 2009) (Faculty Advisor – Kevin Squibb)

2009 Hall of Fame Inductee – Western Oklahoma State College
 – Tom Linares (Faculty)

2009 Outstanding Teacher Award – College of Health and Human Services
 – Jane Edwards (Faculty)

2009 Professor of the Year – Greek Week – Southeast Missouri State University
 – Jayanti Ray (Faculty)

2008 Outstanding Service Award – College of Health and Human Services
– Marcia Brown-Haims (Faculty)

2007 Outstanding Graduate Research Award – Southeast Missouri State University
– Sarah Hoffman (Graduate Class of 2006)

2007 Young Alumni Merit Award – College of Health and Human Services
– Cynthia Fox (Undergraduate Class of 1992)

2007 Alumni Merit Award – College of Health and Human Services
– Cynthia Steffans-Davie (Graduate Class of 1978)

2006 Outstanding Graduate Student Award – Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association
– Sarah Hoffman (Graduate Class of 2006)

2004 Outstanding Teacher Award – College of Health and Human Services
- Kevin Squibb (Faculty)

2001-2003 Legislative Councilor – American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Sophia Hadjian (Faculty)

2000 Volleyball Player of the Year - Ohio Valley Conference
- Krista Haukap-Davis (Undergraduate Class of 2000) 

2000 Outstanding Student of the Year – Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Rhonda White (Graduate Class of 2000)

1999 President – Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Marcia Brown-Haims (Faculty)

1999 Outstanding Research Award – College of Health and Human Services
– Marcia Brown-Haims (Faculty)

1998-2000 Legislative Councilor – American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Kevin Squibb (Faculty)

1997 Outstanding Teacher Award – College of Health and Human Services
 - Kevin Squibb (Faculty)

1995 Outstanding Research Award – College of Health and Human Services
– Marcia Brown-Haims (Faculty)

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