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Student and Professional Organizations

Student Organizations

Longwood chapter of NSSLHA

The Longwood chapter of NSSLHA is the local affiliate of the national organization. Both undergraduate and graduate students participate in the organization providing service to the community and promoting the profession.

2015-2016 Officers:

Sterling (Rose) Hargrave - President
Sally Wilson- Vice President
Tyler Harris-Secretary
Geoffrey Uelman- Treasurer


 Operation Smile

The Operation Smile Club of Longwood University was founded in 2013.  We have approximately 55 members from a number of majors, including CSDS, Nursing, Education, Business, and HARK.  All students at Longwood University are eligible to join.  For more information, contact the club's faculty advisor, Dr. Ann Cralidis, at cralidisal@longwood.edu or 434-395-4951.


Professional Organizations

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.

The master’s of science in communication sciences and disorders (speech-language pathology) at Longwood University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.


Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia

The Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV) promotes professional excellence and advocates quality services for people with communication, swallowing, and hearing disabilities. Formed in 1957, SHAV is a nonprofit organization of professionals working to meet the needs of people with communication impairments in Virginia


National Student Speech Language Hearing Association

The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is a pre-professional membership association for students interested in the study of communication sciences and disorders.