Category Archives: Our News & Events

Our News: Congratulations to Melissa Baker!

Former ILLC fellow Melissa Baker obtained an award to present her research project at the Psychobiology of Language conference in Finland in August, 2019. Photos below! SNL19 Poster-3  

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Our News: Current-Cohort Presentation by Samuel Liff

Congratulations to Samuel Liff! Thanks to a Hearst Opportunities Fund Scholarship award (for CUNY baccalaureate students), Samuel Liff presented his NSF-ILLC funded project at the second International Conference on Yiddish Language Structures (YiLaS 2), held at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany. … Continue reading

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Our News: Graduate School Admissions!

Congratulations to our current cohort for a number of acceptances to outstanding graduate programs! Melissa Baker has been accepted to the AudD program at the Long Island Audiology Consortium of Adelphi University. Chana Karp has been accepted to the Hunter … Continue reading

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Our News: More Current-Cohort Presentations

We are pleased to announce two more current-cohort conference presentations: Congratulations to Ann Kochuprakal, who presented a poster at LIU Discovery Day on April 24th, 2019 on the validity of a working memory test, part of her larger project on … Continue reading

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Our News: Current Cohort & Alumni Presented at NYSSLHA

A few of our current and former students presented at the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA) in Albany, NY, May 2-5, 2019! Congratulations to alumna Daniella Shimoonov (2017-2018 cohort) and Chana Karp (2018-2019), who presented a poster on Hebrew-English … Continue reading

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Current Cohort Presented at HULLS!

Congratulations to Melissa Baker, Deema Farraj, Linda Fauz, Paris Green, and Libby Pollak, who presented at the Hunter Linguistics and Language Studies Conference (HULLS), at Hunter College in New York, NY, on May 4, 2019. Photos below! HULLS

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Current Cohort News: Yerania Poline

We are pleased to announce that Yerania Poline presented a poster on her program project, titled The Comprehension of Subject-Verb Agreement in Dominican Spanish-Speaking Preschoolers, at the 6th Annual Language, Linguistics and Life Conference at Temple University in Philadelphia, on … Continue reading

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Alumni News: Moné Skratt Henry

Congratulations to Moné Skratt Henry, who presented at the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM, a conference for undergraduate and graduate students from under-represented minorities in Higher Education!  It was held in February, in Washington, DC, and Moné’s paper, … Continue reading

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Alumni News: Sarah Feng

Congratulations to Sarah Feng, who will be presenting “Modified Sinewave Speech and Tone Perception and Identification in Cantonese,” a talk at the 2019 Minnesota Undergraduate Linguistics Symposium!

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Essay Contest for High School Students! Gift Card Prizes!

Essay Contest for High School Students Submission Deadline: EXTENDED to Thursday, May 30, 2019, 11.59PM EST PRIZES: 1st Prize: $300 Amazon Voucher 2nd Prize: $250 Amazon Voucher 3rd Prize: $200 Amazon Voucher High-school students (currently enrolled in 9th-12th grades) in … Continue reading

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Alumni News: Daniella Shimoonov

Congratulations to Daniella Shimoonov, who presented a poster at ASHA last month! (The Annual Convention for the American Speech and Hearing Association.) Daniella’s project is on bilingual preschool Hebrew-English and Russian-English speaking children. We are pleased to announce that Daniella’s … Continue reading

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Alumni News: Elyanna Moskowitz

Congratulations to Elyanna Moskowitz, who presented a poster at ASHA last month! (The Annual Convention for the American Speech and Hearing Association.) Elyanna’s project is on accent preference in Hasidic Yiddish-speaking children. Photo below!

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Alumni News: Zian Jaffery

Congratulations to Zian Jaffery, who has completed his post-bac program in Speech-Language Pathology this past spring (during his year in our program), at Queens College of the City University of New York!

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Alumni News: Lissette Vizcarrondo

Congratulations to Lissette Vizcarrondo, who has been accepted to (and started) the Master’s of Science program in Speech-Language Pathology at Molloy College!

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Alumni News: Sarah Feng

Congratulations to Qian Min (Sarah) Feng, who graduated from Brooklyn College at the end of her year in our program (this past spring), with her BA in Linguistics, with minors in Psychology and Speech! We are also pleased to announce … Continue reading

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