Social work students at Marshall University are partnering with the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy to host a community discussion about hunger insecurity and how it impacts the greater Huntington area. Learn more here.
The Marshall University Speech and Hearing Center is the first clinic in West Virginia to offer an innovative voice treatment for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. The new therapy regime, SPEAK OUT! And LOUD Crowd, was developed at the Parkinson Voice Project and founded on the principles of Dr. Daniel R. Boone. Learn more here.
Marshall University’s Master of Social Work students have joined forces with Harmony House to host a cleaning product drive. The drive will benefit residents of Vanity Fair who are at risk for hygiene-related evictions.
Donations for the cleaning product drive can be dropped off June 16 through June 29 at the following locations:
- Prichard Hall, Room 317 on Marshall’s Huntington campus
- Gullickson Hall’s Behavioral Health Clinic (Basement G01) on Marshall’s Huntington campus
- Drug Emporium
- Christ Temple Church
- Cabell County Department of Health and Human Resources
- Pullman Square Summer Concert Series (only from 6-9 p.m., Thursday, June 28)
Supplies needed for a successful drive include Pine-Sol® or equivalent; dish soap; bleach; disinfectant cleaner; paper towels; mops and brooms; sponges and cleaning cloths; buckets; disinfectant wipes; Mr. Clean Magic Erasers® or equivalent; distilled white vinegar to kill mold; and cleaning gloves.
Students will be conducting a basket raffle and accepting donations at the June 28 Pullman Square Summer Concert Series event. Tickets for the raffle are $1 per ticket or $5 for six tickets. To learn more about Harmony House and how you can get involved, contact Bill Rosenberger, Director of Development for Harmony House, at 304-523-2764, extension 102. For more information on the Marshall University Department of Social Work, contact Young at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more here.
For the third consecutive year, the St. Mary’s/Marshall University cooperative respiratory care program received the Distinguished RRT (registered respiratory therapist) Credentialing Success Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). Learn more.
Marshall University’s College of Health Professions is hosting the Lose the Training Wheels Camp June 11-15 and, for the third year, the university has partnered with the Phil Cline Family YMCA to host the summer sessions. In its eighth consecutive year and offered in concert with the non-profit charity iCanShine, the program teaches participants with disabilities how to independently ride a two-wheel bicycle. Riders from Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia and Maryland are encouraged to apply if they do not have access to similar services in their cities. Learn more.
Students in Marshall University’s Department of Athletic Training were recognized for their first-place win in the 2018 West Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Association (WVATA) Quiz Bowl Competition March 2.
Eleven students from the Professional Master of Science in Athletic Training (PMSAT) program traveled to Flatwoods, West Virginia, for the 2018 WVATA Annual Sports Medicine Conference held March 2-3. Three of these students participated in the annual student Quiz Bowl competition and brought home first place over the second-place state rival, West Virginia University, according to Dr. Joe Beckett, director of the athletic training program. Learn more.
Marshall University’s Luke Lee Listening Language Learning Lab, also known as “The L,” will have a presence at the West Virginia State Capitol Thursday, Jan. 18, when it is recognized for its work in providing listening and spoken language outcomes to deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Learn more.
Dr. Girmay Berhie, director of Marshall’s health informatics graduate program, has been listed as one of PokitBlog’s “20 of America’s Best Healthcare Informatics Researchers, Professors and Minds.” Learn more.
Marshall University’s College of Health Professions is providing global internship opportunities for its students during the 2017-18 winter season at YongPyong Resort in South Korea – a venue hosting the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic ski and snowboard events.
Two students in the college’s Department of Sport Management will have the chance to work exclusively with Dr. Seong-ik Baek, a supervisor in the Yongpyong Resort’s Snowboard School. Kade Sebastian, 19, of Huntington, and Takuya Endo, 20, of Japan, will depart for South Korea Sunday, Dec. 17, for three months. Learn more.