News & Events

Collins and Shyng receive 2009 awards for excellence in Clinical Education
February 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
The 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 >

Recipients of the First SASS Clinical Faculty Awards Named
The School announced the first recipients of the new clinical faculty awards at the BCASLPA Annual General Meeting on October 17th. The awards allow the School to recognize a speech-language pathologist and an audiologist who demonstrate excellence in and commitment to the clinical education of the School’s students. The Elizabeth MacLeod Award for Excellence in […] Read More >

40th Anniversary Colloquium Series
Wednesday, October 28: 12:35-1:25 pm: *Sue Scott, M.Sc., SLP(C)*. “Spreading (sharing?) our Knowledge: Training the First SLPs in Bangladesh”. Sue Scott takes us to Bangladesh through her description of  training SLPs in Bangladesh. Wednesday, November 18, 12:35-1:25 pm: *Nick Haywood, PhD, *Postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Valter Ciocca. “The perceived continuity of a tone through noise […] Read More >

UBC Team provide audiologic screening at the BC Special Olympics
This year, for the first time, audiologic screening was offered as part of a Healthy Athlete Program at the BC Special Olympics.  Besides the Healthy Hearing activities, the Healthy Athlete program offered Special Smiles, Fit Feet, Open Eyes, and Health Promotion services.  These programs have been provided for several years by Special Olympics North America […] Read More >

Premier Gordon Campbell opens Friedman Building
Premier Gordon Campbell was joined today by faculty, staff and students to celebrate the reopening of the newly-renovated, $19-million, energy-efficient Friedman Building, the University of British Columbia’s state-of-the-art facility that houses the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences [More] Read More >