Honors & Awards

Congratulations to the students and faculty listed below. If you have received an honor or award and are a member of our student body or faculty, please let us know about it. We would like to celebrate your success!

Faculty

Bijoyaa Mohapatra, awarded Best Research Award in complementary integrative rehabilitation medicine from the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM)

Susan Duncan, awarded Editor's Choice Award for publication in Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair

Bijoyaa Mohapatra, recieved the 2021 Diversity Complementary Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine(DCIRM) Fellowship from American Congress for Rehabilitation Medicine(ACRM)

Janna Oetting,recieved ASHA 2020 Editors Award for her publication in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 

Susan Duncan, awarded LSU Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award

Susan Duncan, awarded HSS Strategic Excellence Fund for development of COMD's anti-racism action plan

Melda Kunduk, earned sabbatical leave fall semester, HSS, LSU

Elaina McMurry, designation of Senior Instructor

Whitney Sutherland, awarded LSU Student Technology Fee Grant 2021

Veronica Walker, awarded the Parkinson's Voice Project Grant for the SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd Programs

Elaina McMurry, awarded the Parkinsons's Voice Project Grant for the SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd Programs

Masters

Elizabeth Jackson, awarded the Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter, Fall 2021

Ashley Guillotte, awarded the Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter, Fall 2021

Kathryn Langland, awarded the Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter, Fall 2021

Faculty

Neila Donovan, retired May 2021 and awarded Emeritus Professorship

Hyunju Chung, awarded LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation Teaching Award

Neila Donovan, promoted to full professor, HSS, LSU

Todd Gibson, earned sabbatical leave fall semester, HSS, LSU

Todd Gibson, promoted to associate professor, HSS, LSU

Eileen Haebig, ASHA New Investigator Award

Eileen Haebig, earned fourth year research leave spring semester, HSS, LS

Janna Oetting, along with alumni Jessica Berry, Kyomi Gregory, and Andy Riviere earned the JSLHR Editor's Award for Meritorious Article in Language

Masters

Jenisha Giles, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Emma Fox, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Juliana Gonzales, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Kara Aguillard, awarded the Scottish Rite Scholarship for the Spring of 2021

Madyson Bleakley, awarded the Scottish Rite Scholarship for the Spring of 2021

Brandi Gibson, awarded the Scottish Rite Scholarship for the Spring of 2021

Haley LeBlanc, awarded the Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter, Summer 2021

Mary Kathleen Ducote, awarded the Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter, Summer 2021

Abigail Davies, awarded the Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter, Summer 2021

Faculty

Hyunju Chung, earned fourth year research leave spring semester, HSS, LSU

Neila Donovan, recognized for 10 years of volunteer service, Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area, Baton Rouge, LA

Geoff Coalson, earned sabbatical leave fall semester, HSS, LSU

Geoff Coalson, promoted to associate professor, HSS, LSU

Geoff Coalson, received sponsorship funds from Stuttering Foundation of America to host Palin Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCI) Workshop at LSU

Susan Duncan, earned fourth year research leave spring semester, HSS, LSU

Doctoral Students

Maria José Bosanko, awarded a travel award to present at NBALSH (conference cancelled) from COMD, Graduate School, LSU

Barnali Mazumdar, awarded the LSU Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award, LSU University College

Barnali Mazumdar, awarded an ASHA Asian Indian Caucus Student Scholarship, Zenith Rehabilitation

Barnali Mazumdar, awarded travel funds to present at ASHA from LSU Graduate School and HSS

Barnali Mazumdar, Surani Nakkawita, awarded an International Student Scholarship, American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation

Shanley Treleaven, awarded Louisiana State University Dissertation Fellowship, LSU

Shanley Treleaven, received the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, HSS, LSU

Shanley Treleaven, awarded LSU Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award, LSU

Lori Vaughn, awarded travel funds to present at the Tulane Linguistics Conference (conference cancelled) from COMD, Graduate School, LSU

Masters

Maddie Howell, awarded the Outstanding MA Clinical Award in COMD, LSU

Loren Stoller, awarded the Outstanding MA Research Award in COMD, LSU

Zakary McDonald, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Mallory Robinson, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Hope Hunt, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Hannah Ysseldyke, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Marie Laiche, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Jacy Taylor, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Emily Coniglio, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Maria Ciaccio, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Undergraduate

Alexus Crawford, selected as McNair Undergraduate Research Scholar, LSU

Senea Diaz, awarded Distinguished Undergraduate Researcher medal, LSU

Mallory Scroggs, awarded the M. Jane Collins Undergraduate COMD Award, LSU

Doctoral Students

Barnali Mazumdar, awarded the Louisiana State University Dissertation Year Fellowship, LSU

Barnali Mazumdar, awarded the ANCDS Conference Student Fellowship

Surani Nakkawita, awarded the Minority Student Leadership Program stipend, ASHA

Surani Nakkawita, awarded the LSU Alumni Association International Scholarship,  LSU ISO

Surani Nakkawita, awarded LSU Conference on Academic Program Grant for Graduate Students, LSU Office of Diversity

Shanley Treleaven, awarded travel funds to present at ASHA Conference, HSS, LSU GSA

Shanley Treleaven, received the 2018 Gail Patrick “Women of Distinction” Scholarship, Delta Zeta Foundation

Shanley Treleaven, awarded bursary funds to present at the International Fluency Association One World, Many Voices Conference

Shanley Treleaven, awarded travel funds to present at the ASHA Conference from COMD, HSS, LSU

Masters

Michelyve Petit, awarded the Outstanding MA Clinical Award in COMD, LSU

Erin Mann, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Alexandra Lowe, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Amber Burks, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Emily Coniglio, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Maria Ciaccio, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Erin Mann, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Alexandra Lowe, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Amber Burks, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Mary Jane Vincent, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Haley Merryman, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Allison Wood, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Undergraduate

Madeline Allen, awarded Discover Undergraduate Research Grant, LSU 

Senea Diaz, selected as McNair Undergraduate Research Scholar, LSU

Jena Vizzini, awarded Second Place in Poster Presentation – Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts, LSU Discover Day, LSU

Michelyve Petit, awarded the Outstanding MA Clinical Award in COMD, LSU

Faculty

Hyunju Chung, awarded a New Investigator Award, ASHA

Neila Donovan, awarded international travel award to present at the International Conference of Speech Language Pathology, Busan, Korea, HSS, ORED

Neila Donovan, invited to attend the Leadership Conference of the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD)

Todd Gibson, awarded LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation Teaching Award 

Doctoral Students

Maria José Bosanko, awarded a travel award to attend the Boston University Child Language Conference, BU

Barnali Mazumdar, awarded an ASHA Asian Indian Caucus Student Scholarship, Zenith Rehabilitation Services

Barnali Mazumdar, awarded a travel award to attend ASHA from COMD, HSS, LSU

Surani Nakkawita, awarded an ASHA Asian Indian Caucus Student Scholarship, Zenith Rehabilitation Services

Surani Nakkawita, awarded a travel award to attend ASHA from COMD, HSS, LSU

Austin Thompson, earned a Preparing for Academic-Research Careers (SPARC) Award, ASHA

Austin Thompson, received the Audience Choice Award, Three Minute Thesis Finals Competition, LSU

Cara Tyson, awarded a travel award to attend ASHA from COMD, HSS, LSU

Mathew Vansant, awarded a travel award to attend ASHA from COMD, HSS, Grad School, LSU

Lori Vaughn, awarded a travel award to attend the Boston University Child Language Conference, BU

Masters

Mary Jane Vincent, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Haley Merryman, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Allison Wood, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Ariel Johnson, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Ashleigh Bordelon, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Madeline Howell, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Collette Cobb, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Sidney Morgan, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Brittany Philburn, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Jill Henderson, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Heather Delaune, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Jill Henderson, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Undergraduate

Madeline Allen, awarded travel funds from LSU Discover Undergraduate Research Program

Lillian Dang, received 1st place in Humanities and Social Sciences for poster presentation at LSU Undergraduate Research Conference

Lillian Dang, selected as McNair Undergraduate Research Scholar

Jena Vizzini, awarded LSU ASPIRE research

Faculty

Janna Oetting, earned sabbatical leave for spring semester from HSS, LSU

Neila Donovan, earned sabbatical leave from HSS, LSU

Doctoral Students

Lori Vaughn, awarded travel funds to present research at NBASLH from COMD, HSS, Graduate School, LSU

Masters

Gayatri Brown, awarded travel funds to present research at NBALSH from COMD, HSS, Graduate School, LSU

Sophia Palombo, received Outstanding MA Graduate Student Award in COMD, LSU

Kasi Steele, awarded the Louisiana Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Graduate Scholarship, LSHA

Macy Jackel, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Jordan Mann, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Caroline Broussard, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Amanda Kuylen, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Undergraduate

Anne Ardoin, awarded the M. Jane Collins Outstanding Undergraduate COMD Award, LSU

Caitlin Cox, awarded ABRCMS Presentation Award at the Annual Biomedial Research Conference for Minority Students in Tampa, FL

Jillian Davis, awarded the Tom W. Dutton Scholarship for Participation in Campus and Community Service, LSU

Bonnie Dupre, awarded LSU Arts & Sciences Program in Research (ASPIRE) funding, LSU

Bonnie Dupre, awarded an Honors College Thesis Scholarship, Honors College, LSU

Bonnie Dupre, awarded travel funds from LSU Discover Day Undergraduate Research Program to present research at the American Society on Aging, Chicago, IL

Bonnie Dupre, awarded First Place in Oral Presentation – Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts, LSU Discover Day, LSU

Bonie Dupre, awarded an Honors College Thesis Scholarship, Honors College, LSU

Sidney Morgan, awarded the Louisiana Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Undergraduate Scholarship, LSHA

Catherine Pinas, awarded LSU Arts & Sciences Program in Research (ASPIRE) funding

Catherine Pinas awarded an Honors College Thesis Scholarship, Honors College, LSU

Catherine Pinas, awarded travel funds from LSU Discover Day Undergraduate Research Program to present research at the American Society on Aging, Chicago, IL

Catherine Pinas, awarded First Place in Poster Competition – Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts, LSU Discover Day, LSU

Catherine Pinas, received Distinguished Communicator medal from LSU’s Communication across the Curriculum (CxC) program

Sarah Ramaraj, earned Tigers’ Choice Award in Poster Competition, LSU Discover Day, LSU

Gayatri Brown, awarded travel funds to present research at NBALSH from COMD, HSS, Graduate School, LSU

Sophia Palombo, received Outstanding MA Graduate Student Award in COMD, LSU

Faculty

Geoff Coalson, awarded LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation Teaching Award

Geoff Coalson, awarded Fourth Year Research Leave, HSS, LSU

Geoff Coalson, received Manship Summer Research Award, LSU

Neila Donovan, earned sabbatical leave for spring semester from HSS, LSU

Todd Gibson, awarded Fourth Year Research Leave, HSS, LSU

Rebecca Gouvier, awarded ACE Award, 2016

Rebecca Gouvier, awarded Certificate in Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, 2016

Elaina McMurry, awarded stipend to attend the Stuttering Foundation of America Eastern Workshop at Boston University

Jan Norris, recognized for 30 Years of Service to LSU

Doctoral Students

Cindy Parr, awarded the LSU Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award

Cindy Parr, awarded Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, HSS, LSU

Olivia Northen, received the Outstanding MA Graduate Student Award in COMD/LSU

Masters

Olivia Northen, received the Outstanding MA Graduate Student Award in COMD/LSU

Undergraduate

Erin Bryant, selected as Pre-Doctoral Scholar Institute program, LSU

Amanda Kuylen, received ASPIRE Undergraduate Research Award, LSU

Austin Thompson, awarded the M. Jane Collins Outstanding Undergraduate COMD Award, LSU

Faculty

Geoff Coalson, awarded Council of Research Faculty Research Grant, LSU

Geoff Coalson, awarded an LEQSF grant, Louisiana Board of Regents Pilot Research Fund

Neila Donovan, appointed to the Expert Advisory Group on the delivery of post-acute stroke care for the Office of Federal Advocacy, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

Neila Donovan, awarded a Tiger Athletic Foundation Teaching Award, LSU

Neila Donovan, CAPCSD National Leadership Conference award

Doctoral Students

Laura Delrose, awarded travel funds to present research at ASHA, COMD, HSS, LSU

Rebecca Parker, awarded a University College Tiger Athletic Foundation Teaching Award, LSU

Rebecca Parker, awarded travel funds to present research at ASHA, COMD, HSS, LSU

Cindy Lane Parr, awarded travel funds to present research at ASHA, COMD, HSS, LSU

Andrew Rivière, awarded Research-Mentoring Pair Travel Award (RMPTA) to attend ASHA, ASHA Foundation

Matthew Vansant, awarded the Schwartzberg Graduate Student Scholarship, HSS, LSU

Masters

Lindsey Thornton, awarded the M. Jane Collins Outstanding Undergraduate Award from COMD, LSU

Lindsey Parker, awarded outstanding MA student award

Alaina Abadie, awarded the Saia Scholarship from Saia Motor Freight, USA

Natalie Balhoff, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Natalie Balhoff, awarded a Scholarship from Scottish Rite, Louisiana Chapter

Katherine Ball, awarded an Honors College Thesis Scholarship, Honors College, LSU

Caitlin Brown, awarded the Outstanding Student Research Award at the LSU Life Course and Aging Student Research Symposium, LCAC, LSU

Gabby Burns, awarded Student Scholarship from Speech Pathologists and Audiologists in Louisiana Schools, SPALS

Ana Maria Gaviria, awarded travel funds to present research at ASHA, COMD, HSS, LSU

Undergraduate

Alaina Abadie, awarded the Saia Scholarship from Saia Motor Freight, USA

Margaret Crocker, awarded a LSU Arts & Sciences Program in Research (ASPIRE) funding

Aubrey Ellis, Distinguished Communicator status from LSU’s Communication across the Curriculum (CxC) program

Alyssa Leblanc, Distinguished Communicator status from LSU’s Communication across the Curriculum (CxC) program

Lindsey Thornton, awarded the M. Jane Collins Outstanding Undergraduate Award from COMD, LSU

Katherine Ball, awarded an Honors College Thesis Scholarship, Honors College, LSU

Caitlin Brown, awarded the Outstanding Student Research Award at the LSU Life Course and Aging Student Research Symposium, LCAC, LSU

Gabby Burns, awarded Student Scholarship from Speech Pathologists and Audiologists in Louisiana Schools, SPALS

Aubrey Ellis, Distinguished Communicator status from LSU’s Communication across the Curriculum (CxC) program

Ana Maria Gaviria, awarded travel funds to present research at ASHA, COMD, HSS, LSU

Faculty

Neila Donovan, received LSU Office of Research and Development International Travel Award, World Parkinson Disease Congress, Montreal, Canada

Neila Donovan, selected as a Lead Abstract Presenter for Rehabilitation Research, World Parkinson Disease Congress, Montreal, Canada

Neila Donovan, promoted to associate professor, COMD, HSS LSU

Neila Donovan, Leading Abstract Award at World Parkinson Congress

Doctoral Students

Jessica Richardson Berry, received a travel award to attend ASHA from the LSU Graduate School

Laura Delrose, received the Advisory Council Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from HSS, LSU

Kyomi Gregory received a travel award from the LSU Graduate School to present research at ASHA

Cindy Lane Parr, awarded travel funds to attend ASHA from COMD, HSS, and LSU Graduate School, LSU

Cindy Lane Parr, awarded travel funds to attend ASHA from the Organization for Promotion of Education in Communication Disorders, OPECD

Masters

Katherine Ball, awarded the Herbert Huey McElveen Scholarship from HSS, LSU

Lindsay Brandon, awarded a scholarship from Scottish Rite Foundation, Louisiana Chapter

Lindsey Parker, awarded outstanding MA student award

Caitlin Brown received a travel award f to present research at ASHA, COMD, HSS, LSU

Caitlin Brown, received a mentor/mentee student fellowship to the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences Scientific Conference

Gabby Burns, received a scholarship from Scottish Rite Foundation, Louisiana Chapter

Gabby Burns, awarded Professional Women of St. Tammany Scholarship

Katie Daigle, awarded a scholarship from Speech Pathologists and Audiologists in Louisiana Schools, SPALS

Erin Ellender, received the Outstanding HSS College Council Member award

Emily Escousse, awarded the Outstanding MA Graduate Student Award from COMD, LSU

Rachelle Eugster, elected COMD graduate student representative to the LSU graduate school

Kellly Gioe, received a scholarship from the Scottish Rite Foundation, Louisiana Chapter

Alyssa LeBlanc, selected to complete a competitive clinical internship at The Speech Garden Institute in Charlotte, NC

Joseph Vera, selected to participate in ASHA’s Minority Student Leadership Program, ASHA

Undergraduate

Alaina Abadie, awarded a Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship, LSU

Alaina Abadie, awarded the M. Jane Collins Outstanding Undergraduate Award from COMD, LSU

Mariena Bracey, awarded a Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship, LSU

Alexis Caletka, awarded an Advisory Council Scholarship from HSS/LSU

Erin Ellender, awarded a Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship, LSU

Aubrey Ellis, awarded a Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship, LSU

Mary Virginia Griffin won 1st place for Level 1 Research in the Social Sciences at LSU’s Undergraduate Research Conference

Mary Virginia Griffin, awarded a LSU Arts & Sciences Program in Research (ASPIRE) funding

Katherine Levis, awarded a Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship, LSU

Brianne Thibodeaux, earned Distinguished Communicator status from LSU’s Communication across the Curriculum (CxC) program

Jessica Waggoner, earned Distinguished Communicator status from LSU’s Communication across the Curriculum (CxC) program

Hope Whitsell, earned Distinguished Communicator status from LSU’s Communication across the Curriculum (CxC) program

Dani Vice, awarded the Louisiana Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Undergraduate Scholarship, LSHA

Ali Beslin, received the Outstanding MA Graduate Student Award from COMD/LSU

Ashley Bourque, received a Travel Award from COMD/LSU to present research at ASHA

Ken Camara, received a Ttravel Award from the Baton Rouge Area Speech Language Pathology Organization

Kathryn Crochet, awarded the Undergraduate Scholarship from LSHA

Sydney Davis, earned Distinguished Communicator status from LSU’s Communication across the Curriculum (CxC) program

Catherine Fontenot, elected COMD graduate student representative to the LSU graduate school

Kyomi Gregory, received a Travel Award from COMD/LSU to present research at ASHA

Hailey Guillot, received McNair Undergraduate Research Program award

Wendy Jumonville, recognized for 25 years of service to the university, LSU

Cindy Lane, received Travel Award from COMD/LSU to present research at ASHA

Ryan Lee, inducted into Sigma Xi

Ryan Lee, received Travel Award from COMD/LSU to present research at NBASLH

Lindsey Mancuso, earned Distinguished Communicator status from LSU’s Communication across the Curriculum (CxC) program

Janna Oetting, received Tiger Athletic Foundation Undergraduate Teaching Award, LSU

Crystal Randolph, received Travel Award from COMD/LSU to present research at ASHA

Jessica Richardson, inducted into Sigma Xi

Jessica Richardson, elected President of the Black Graduate and Professional Student Association at LSU

Cindy Lane Parr, awarded travel funds to attend ASHA from COMD, HSS, and LSU Graduate School, LSU

Anne Schubert, received the Outstanding MA Graduate Student Award from COMD, LSU

Jessica Waggoner, received the M. Jane Collins Outstanding Undergraduate Award from COMD, LSU

Hope Whitsell, selected to complete a competitive clinical internship at The Speech Garden Institute, Charlotte, NC

April Anderson, received the 2011-2012 Love Purple Live Gold Graduate Student Leader of the Year Award, LSU

Mary Elizabeth Dilday, received Travel Award  to present research at AAS, COMD, LSU

Neila Donovan, recognized as Flagship Faculty from LSU

Kelly Gioe, received the M. Jane Collins Outstanding Undergraduate Award from COMD

Ryan Lee, received Travel Award  to present research at SRCLD, COMD, LSU

Karmen Porter, received Travel Award  to present research at ASHA, COMD, LSU

Meghan Savage, awarded one of 10 Scholarships from the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS)

Meghan Savage, received Travel Award to present research at ANCDS, COMD, LSU

Jessica Richardson, received Travel Award  to present researtch at NBASLH, COMD, LSU

Andrew Riviere, received a Travel Award fto present research at SRCLD, COMD/LSU 

Katelyn Rodrigue, received the Outstanding MA Graduate Student Award from COMD, LSU

Lauren Schembre awarded a LSU Arts & Sciences Program in Research (ASPIRE) grant

Aneesa Virani, received a Travel Award to present research at ASHA, COMD, LSU 

April Anderson, awarded a Minority Student Leadership Award from ASHA

Brittan Barker, recognized as Flagship Faculty from LSU

Laura Delrose, received Outstanding MA Graduate Student Award from COMD, LSU

Shayne Kimble, awarded stipend to attend the Summer Dialect Research Program from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA

Hallie Luckianow, selected as a trainer for the Building Bridges Camp and Training Institute from the Bridge School, Boulder Creek, CA

Courtney Manale, recognized as a McNair Scholar from LSU

Courtney Manale, received the M. Jane Collins Outstanding Undergraduate Award from COMD, LSU

Ashley Meaux, received Travel Award from COMD/LSU to present research at ASHA

Lindsey Myer, awarded an Audiology/Hearing Science Research Travel Award (ARTA) from ASHA

Christina Tausch, awarded a Travel Grant to attend the 15 European Career Fair at MIT from German Academic International Network (GAIN)

Christina Tausch, received a Travel Award from COMD/LSU to present research at NABE

Aneesha Virani, awarded a Graduate Student Scholarship for International Students from the ASHA Foundation

Aneesha Virani, received a Travel Award from COMD/LSU to attend ASHA

Allison Gish, awarded a Students Preparing for Academic and Research Careers (SPARC) Grant Award from the ASHA Foundation

Christina Gary awarded a LSU Arts & Sciences Program in Research (ASPIRE) grant

Brittan Barker selected for the LSU 6th Annual Communication Across the Curriculum (CxC) Summer Institute

Catherine Fontenot, received Travel Award to attend CSAAL Summer Dialect Research Program from University of Massachusetts

Heidi Michiels, received Outstanding MA Graduate Student Award from COMD, LSU

Lekeitha Hartfield Morris, awarded a Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid Dissertation Scholarship

Brandi Newkirk, awarded a Dissertation Fellowship from LSU

Brandi Newkirk, received the Charles Harrington Graduate Student Award from LSU

Jan Norris, awarded Certificate of Recognition for Special Contributions in Higher Education from ASHA

Janna Oetting, recognized as Flagship Faculty from LSU

Ahsley Silverstine, recognized as a McNair Scholar from LSU

Natalie Swierzbin, awarded the Rolla F. Wood Graduate Study Scholarship from Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity

Christina Tausch, awarded a Travel Grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Ashley Bourque-Meaux, received a Travel Award from COMD, LSU

Whitney Dolan, awarded Outstanding MA Graduate Student Award from COMD, LSU

Neila Donovan, appointed to the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences Scientific Affairs Committee

Lekeitha Hartfield, received a Travel Award from COMD, LSU

Lekeitha Hartfield, inducted into Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

Kaylah Lalonde, awarded a Students Preparing for Academic and Research Careers (SPARC) Grant Award from the ASHA Foundation

Heidi Michiels, awarded the Harvey Jay and Betty Adele Schwartzberg Fellowship from LSU

Lindsey Meyer, selected to participate in a national Minority Student Leadership Program from ASHA

Brandi Newkirk, inducted into Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

Brandi Newkirk, received a Travel Award from COMD, LSU

Brandi Newkirk, awarded a New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship from the ASHA Foundation

Janna Oetting, received the Rainmaker Award from LSU

Aneesha Virani, received a Travel Award from COMD, LSU

Jennifer Wyrick, earned Mortar Board Top Ten Freshman

Brittan Barker selected as a Lessons for Success Invited Fellow by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Ashley Bourque, received Outstanding MA Graduate Student Award from COMD, LSU

Megan Collins, inducted into the Sigma Phi Omega National Gerontological Academic Honor Society

Neila Donovan, selected for the American Heart Association Committee on Rehabiliation Outcomes Research

Heidi Huckabee, earned BA University Medalist from LSU

Elise Kaufman, earned Recognition Specialty in Fluency Disorders

Ashley Marino, received a Graduate Student Scholarship, LSHA

Janet Norris, selected for the LSU Service-Learning Faculty Scholars Program

Janna Oetting, received the Jeanette Laguaite Award, LSHA

Elizabeth Parks, earned BA University Medalist from LSU

Autumn Rourk, awarded BA Outstanding Cajun French Student of the Year from French, LSU

Amanda Stead, inducted into the Sigma Phi Omega National Gerontological Academic Honor Society

Christina Tausch, received Travel Award to attend ASHA’s Special Interest Division Conference from Ev. Studienwerk Villigst, Germany

Aimee Bonnette, awarded Outstanding MA Graduate Student Award from COMD, LSU

Lesli Cleveland, awarded a Dissertation Fellowship from LSU

Alice Johnson, received a Travel Scholarship from Bilingual Therapies Symposium.

Brandi Newkirk, received a Travel Award to attend SRCLD, SRCLD, NIH

Janna Oetting, awarded Fellow of ASHA and Honors of LSHA

Christina Tausch, awarded a Graduate Student Stipend, DAAD-German Academic Exchange Service 

Emily Jones, awarded Student Scholarship from Speech Pathologists and Audiologists in Louisiana Schools, SPALS

Lekeitha Hartfield, received a Travel Award to attend SRCLD, SRCLD, NIH

Brandi Newkirk, received a Travel Award to attend SRCLD, SRCLD, NIH