WELCOME MESSAGE FROM
THE CSD FACULTY AND STAFF:
A warm welcome to the graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program at Chapman University! The faculty and staff are pleased to see the familiar faces of our wise second year students and the wide-eyed expressions of our enthusiastic first year students. Each first year student has felt the euphoria of having been accepted into graduate school in one of the most competitive fields in the nation, quickly melt into a realization of the work ahead! Second year students have left their wonder behind and are immersed in highly rigorous courses and practicum. Have you noticed ... there is a buzz of excitement every place that three or more CSD students get together in Reeves Hall, or anywhere on campus? You have all added something to Chapman University just by being here and learning together. We pride ourselves on providing a personalized education and I believe you will find it around every corner. For example, we only offer a graduate program in CSD- no undergraduate program- that means we focus all of our attention on you, every day. You receive personal, face to face advisement from the Program Director every semester. We arrange you in study groups, so no one works alone all the time. Faculty is available to you with frequent office hours, and 24/7 by email. We are committed to transforming you from student-scholars to practitioners in two years- and have you will relish the ride! Welcome to academic year 2014-2015.
Judy Montgomery, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Communication Sciences and Disorders Program Director