The Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) is fortunate to take a moment to be grateful to our members and supporters for their work and accomplishments throughout the year.
2021-2022 Chapter Challenge Winners
The SAA would like to give a big congratulations to the 2021-2022 chapter challenge winners!
- Most Overall Points: Nova Southeastern University
- Most Well-Rounded: Northeast Ohio AuD Consortium
- Advocacy: University of Cincinnati
- Diversity and Inclusion: Pacific University
- Fundraising: A.T. Still University
- Education: California State University- Northridge
- Humanitarian: University of Colorado at Boulder
Throughout the year, SAA chapters have the opportunity to track their local programming initiatives and share them with the SAA to receive participation points in the SAA Chapter Challenges. Top chapters in each of the seven categories receive funding from the SAA to promote future chapter initiatives. Continue to keep track of your chapter activities over the summer for the 2022-2023 Chapter Challenge!
We owe a huge thank you to Hearing Healthcare Recruiters, LLC, which has sponsored these awards for seven years and has committed to sponsoring them for many more years to come. George Mathis, owner and CEO of HHR, passed away on January 8, 2022. The SAA acknowledges the significant contributions that George made over the years. His contributions enabled and continues to enable the SAA to support chapters in grassroots activism and the promotion of public awareness for the profession.
2021-2022 Scholarship and Grant Recipients
Congratulations to the 2021-2022 scholarship and grant recipients!
Learn more about these recipients, as well as open scholarship and grant opportunities.
Benefits of Being a National SAA Member
The SAA prides itself on representing the collective voice of audiology students. The SAA is committed to serving students of all backgrounds pursuing careers in audiology including advancing their rights, interests, and welfare. To do this, the SAA provides a wide range of benefits to its student members, including, but not limited to…
- Resume Review Service
- Distribute surveys/questionnaires to membership
- Fellow Up! program
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion resources
As a membership organization, the SAA is driven by each of us. Thank you for all you have done this year for the profession of audiology. While this academic year did not go the way any of us expected, the bold action and ideas of students around the country reminds us all why we love being a part of this profession and this organization with all of you.
Finally, the SAA is proud to work with the AAA Foundation and its sponsors to recognize the accomplishments of individual students through scholarships and grants. We wish to thank the scholarship and grant program sponsors as well as the sponsors that contributed to making the many student-related benefits possible over the last year.
- AAA Foundation
- Hearing Healthcare Recruiters, LLC
- Jerry Northern, PhD
- Oticon, Inc.
- Plural Publishing
- AAA 2022 Sponsors:
- Alpaca Audiology – Student Education Session
- Phonak, LLC – Student Education Series
- Starkey – SAA Conference and SAA Mix & Mingle
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