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 and Russian-English bilinguals,  and to alumna Sarah Feng (2017-2018 cohort), who presented a poster on her ILLC/PSC-CUNY project on modified sine wave speech and tone perception in Cantonese.

Photos below!

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, “Phrase Boundary Blinks in American Sign Language,” was one of the very few in Psychology and Linguistics.

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 project was also selected for the progeny program, which awards emerging undergrad researchers and enables them to discuss their projects with experts in the field, and attend professional development workshops. Photos below!

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 that she is now serving as a Research Assistant at the Brooklyn College Linguistics Lab.

Alumni News: Daniela Castillo

Congratulations to Daniela Castillo, who has been accepted to (and started) the PhD program in Linguistics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York! We are pleased to announce that she has also been awarded a Graduate Center Fellowship and a Provost’s Enhancement Fellowship to support her doctoral studies.