News & Events


Clinical Faculty Awards
August 2, 2011The School is proud to present the 2011 Elizabeth MacLeod Award for Excellence in Clinical Education (Speech-Language Pathology) to Ms. Barbara Cotter, and the 2011 Noelle Lamb Award for Excellence in Clinical Education (Audiology) to Ms. Michelle Smits. For more information, please visit here Read More >

Dr. John Gilbert appointed to Members of the Order of Canada
July 6, 2011Congratulations Dr. John H.V. Gilbert for his new appointment as a Member of the Order of Canada. He is recognized for his outstanding dedication and service in health care. For more information, please visit: http://www.gg.ca/document.aspx?id=14175&lan=eng Read More >

Professor Tony Herdman is featured scientist on The Year of Science BC website
February 22, 2011SASS Assistant Professor Tony Herdman is featured scientist on The Year of Science BC website (http://yearofsciencebc.ca/stories-scientists-and-careers/featured-scientists/tony-herdman/). Congratulations Tony!!! Read More >

UBC student recipients of 2010-2011 CASLPA scholarships
January 11, 2011Whitney Anderson, Michelle Johnson, Amita Khurana, Megan Staniforth, and Osamu Takai have been awarded the The Elks and Royal Purple Fund Scholarships by CASLPA. Congratulations Whitney, Michelle, Amita, Megan, and Osamu!!! Applicants for these scholarships are evaluated on the basis of academic coursework, clinical practicum references and an essay including career goals. UBC students this […] Read More >

SASS Aphasia Mentoring Project makes the news
December 22, 2010The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences’s Aphasia Mentoring Project received mention in Issue #28 of the TREK magazine under the title, “Living with Aphasia”. The full article can be found on: http://www.alumni.ubc.ca/trekmagazine/28-fall2010/aphasia.php For more info on the Aphasia Mentoring Project, please go to:  Aphasia Mentoring Project Read More >

2010 Harold F. and Anne Bedner Uphill Scholarship Recipient
November 5, 2010Shannon Osmond (Year 2 Audiology) is the recipient of the 2010 Harold F. and Anne Bedner Uphill Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded by the College of Health Disciplines to a female First Nations student in a health profession program, on the basis of academic performance and leadership in Aboriginal health. Read More >

Clint Meyers the new school Administrator
October 10, 2010We are pleased to announced that Clint Meyers has joined the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences. He is replacing Michelle McCaughran, who is retiring in December, in the position of School Administrator.  Clint is a highly educated CGA and UBC Alumni. Prior to joining the school Clint held a senior position with UBC Finance. […] Read More >

Clinical Faculty Awards 2010
August 3, 2010The School announced the 2010 recipients of our Clinical Faculty awards at the BCASLPA Awards Dinner on October 15, 2010. Mary Lou Iceton received the Elizabeth MacLeod Award for Excellence in Clinical Education (Speech-Language Pathology) for 2010.  Ms. Iceton practices at the Kelowna General Hospital and has been a UBC Clinical Instructor since 1992.  Ms. […] Read More >

Collins and Shyng receive 2009 awards for excellence in Clinical Education
March 2, 2010February 10, 2010 – The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences (SASS) awarded clinical faculty members Grace Shyng and Dina Collins the first Noelle Lamb Award in Audiology and the Elizabeth MacLeod Award in Speech-Language Pathology, respectively. In a simple ceremony at the Friedman Building headed by SASS Director Valter Ciocca, and faculty emeriti Noelle […] Read More >

SASS Celebrates 40 Years
February 1, 2010The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences (SASS) is marking forty successful years.  The only program in British Columbia to educate audiologists and speech-language pathologists, the School has much to celebrate as it enters its fourth decade. In 2008, SASS moved into renovated teaching and research facilities in the $19 million, energy-efficient Friedman Building. The […] Read More >