College of Health Professions News Archive

National sportswriter and advocate of stuttering community to tell his story
Author and sportswriter Ryan Cowley will be joining Marshall’s local chapter of the National Stuttering Association to discuss his new book, All The Right Words: My Journey as a Sportswriter Who Stutters. Cowley will visit (virtually) with the Marshall community Thursday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in Smith Hall 311.
Herd student-athlete serves as role model for stuttering
Senior Thundering Herd Safety André Sam may be known for his work ethic on the football field, but it’s his story off of the gridiron that is inspiring others. His near-lifelong battle with stuttering is helping him serve as a role model for young people who have speech impediments.
Master of Social Work program adds online-only option
Marshall University’s Master of Social work program is now offering an online-only option for students with advanced standing status. The brand-new option for social work students is accepting qualified students for the fall 2022 semester.
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).