New funds help maintain community programs
- Lisa Street, coordinator of field education in the School of Social Work, received $131,767.77 from the Missouri Department of Social Services for the Missouri Mentoring Partnership.
- Dr. Sarah Barber, clinical assistant professor in the department of communication sciences and disorders (CSD), received $3,805 from Sertoma to conduct community hearing screenings.
- Dr. Ye “Angel” Wang, associate professor in the CSD department, received $77,648 from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for the Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (EDHH) Scholarship Program.
College of Health and Human Services
The College of Health and Human Services offers 16 undergraduate and 17 graduate and certificate programs. The academic units in the college include: biomedical sciences; communication sciences and disorders; kinesiology; nursing; physical therapy; physician assistant studies; psychology; public health; social work; and sports medicine and athletic training. Complementing the academic course work in nationally accredited programs are clinical experiences, laboratory and research experiences and internship opportunities. Students receive comprehensive training through interdisciplinary course work, coupled with professional mentoring in the work environment.