College of Health Professions News Archive

School of Nursing to expand to South Charleston campus
The Marshall University School of Nursing, housed in the College of Health Professions, will soon begin offering a new nursing program on the South Charleston campus. The venture is made possible through an award of $890,113 from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.
Speech and Hearing Center, Scottish Rite Masons to hold 20th fundraising dinner
Marshall University’s Speech and Hearing Center and the Huntington Scottish Rite Foundation will hold their 20th Rite Care, Scottish Rite fundraising dinner Saturday April 16, at 6 p.m. in the Don Morris Room in Marshall’s Memorial Student Center.
Marshall, West Virginia State University reach athletic training agreement
Marshall University’s athletic training program has partnered with West Virginia State University (WVSU) to establish an articulation agreement for a more efficient transfer of students from undergraduate studies at WVSU to Marshall’s graduate athletic training program. Marshall’s athletic training program is housed in the College of Health Professions.
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program to accept students for Fall 2022
Marshall University’s new Doctor of Nursing Practice Program is set to begin accepting students for the Fall 2022 semester.
Behavioral Health Center open to all members of the Marshall community
The Marshall University Behavioral Health Center is open to those who need somewhere to go to talk to someone.
Student, faculty member present research to NASA space research conference
Autumn Pennington, an undergraduate exercise science student at Marshall University, and her faculty advisor, Dr. Kumika Toma, presented their research to the NASA American Society for Gravitational and Space Research (ASGSR) conference in Baltimore earlier this month.
Students receive Take Back Our Health West Virginia fellowships
Two Marshall University students have been selected to receive fellowships from Take Back Our Health West Virginia. (TBOHWV).
Minority Health Institute to host advocacy training
The Marshall University Health Institute, along with Fairness West Virginia and WV Free, will host a training session on the Huntington campus Thursday for community members and Marshall University students. The training will focus on how members of the public can advocate for themselves and their causes at the Legislature and more directly, those issues
Fifth annual Speakeasy Gala to benefit the Luke Lee Listening, Language and Learning Lab
Marshall University’s  Luke Lee Listening, Language and Learning Lab (the “L”) is set to host its fifth annual Speakeasy Gala. The event’s yearly focus is to support and celebrate teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing children to listen and speak at the “L.” The fundraiser, which is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, will take place
Department of Communication Disorders to host accreditation committee
Marshall University’s Department of Communication Disorders will host the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) for a virtual site visit Nov. 8 and 9. The program has applied for continued accreditation of its master’s program in speech-language pathology.