A member of the University of South Dakota faculty has been recognized nationally for excellence in communication disorders. Liz DeVelder, an instructor in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders at USD, is a 2011 National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) Chapter Advisor Honors recipient.
DeVelder received a B.S. in Communication Science and Disorders and M.A. in Communication Science and Disorders – Speech and Language Pathology, from the University of South Dakota. She also has an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from Wayne State College.
In addition to being recognized at the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) convention NSSLHA banquet in San Diego last weekend, DeVelder will receive a plaque and a $500 stipend.