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► School of Sport Science & Wellness Educ. - Exercise science professor recognized for teaching and research
Dr. Laura Richardson, professor of instruction exercise science, received the American College of Sports Medicine award as the 2017 Clinical Exercise Professional of the Year at the 2017 Midwest ACSM Fall Meeting in Grand Rapids, Mich.
► School of Speech-Lang. Path. & Aud. - From Feb. 28 through March 3, Dr. K. Todd Houston provided a series of lectures and hands-on training on the topic of telepractice and cochlear implants in Mexico City, Mexico. Houston, a professor in the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, spoke to an audience of staff members of the Latin America division of the Cochlear Corporation, the world's leading manufacturer of cochlear implants.
► School of Nutrition & Dietetics - Hosts Home Run Recipe Challenge with Akron's Rubberducks March 20, 2018.
► School of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology - The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association along with Delta Zeta is hosting the 5th Annual Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention on April 29th, 2018 at 1:00pm at the Stile Field House.
► School of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology - The Student Academy of Audiology is hosting a “Get into gEAR 5K” with a sign-up cost of $25.00. Proceeds go to fitting adult patients with hearing aids who couldn't otherwise afford them. April 14, 2018 at 10 AM at 377 Carroll street and goes through campus. The event includes a raffle, auction, t-shirts, snacks and refreshments!
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Mary Gladwin Hall 101
209 Carroll Street
Akron, OH 44325-3700
Allied Health Technology
Nutrition & Dietetics
Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
Sport Science & Wellness Education
With rigorous entrance requirements and a growing national profile, the school graduates nurses who transform lives as they deliver patient care with ethics, honesty and compassion.
Recognized as a national leader, the school provides evidence-based clinical training to prepare and graduate highly qualified audiologists and speech-language pathologists.
Using a scientist-practicioner model, the School of Counseling offers doctoral and master's programs which lead to licensure and practice in various mental health fields and, for the doctoral programs also career opportunities in higher education. The field is rapidly growing, providing a broad employment opportunity for graduates.
The School of Allied Health offers associate and baccalaureate programs which lead to rewarding and productive careers in the fields of medical assisting, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy and surgical technology. Students in Allied Health gain the opportunity to function in a realistic work environment under the supervision of clinical faculty or other health care professionals.
The school graduates practitioners who possess the knowledge, values and skills necessary to succeed with diverse clients in various practice settings. We offer both undergraduate and graduate programs.
Students in the program learn how to translate the science of food and nutrition and apply it to enhance health. The career outlook for the field is strong, owing to our aging population, growing interest in nutrition and emphasis on disease prevention.
Through engaged scholarship and experiential learning, the school develops students in areas related to sport science, and health and wellness education in preparation for cutting-edge professional careers with industry leaders.