Marywood University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) is proud to announce that its 2018 graduating class from the Master of Science program in Speech-Language Pathology has achieved 100 percent pass rate on the National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology. A pass rate is required for certification as a speech-language pathologist by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. All graduates passed the examination on first attempts. The CSD Department currently has a three-year average of 100 percent for passing of the National Examination of its graduates within one year of graduation.


First row standing:

Victoria Tingley, Neversink, N.Y.; Kristen Emery, Stroudsburg, Pa.; Brittany Odell, Honesdale, Pa.; Taylor Patullo, Basking Ridge, N.J.; Natalie Turner, Williamstown, N.J.; Dr. Lauren Burrows, academic faculty, Scranton, Pa.; Mrs. Mary Margaret Mazzaccaro, clinical faculty, Duryea, Pa.; Dr. Vijay Ramachandra, academic faculty, Stroudsburg, Pa.; Mrs. Amanda Bennett, clinical faculty, Jefferson Township, Pa.; Ms. Andrea Novak, clinical faculty, Olyphant, Pa.; Ms. Renee Jourdanais, clinical faculty, Pleasant Mount, Pa.; Dr. Bruce Wisenburn, academic faculty, Clarks Summit, Pa.; Ashley Garrido, Saylorsburg, Pa.; Amanda Petersen, Gap, Pa.; Lauren Schneider, Port Jervis, N.Y.; Samantha Michael, West Chester, Pa.; and Faith Harrison, Springfield, Pa.


Second Row (seated left to right)

Erin Byrne, Warwick, N.Y.; Carissa Robishaw, Clinton Corners, N.Y.; Catherine Kunz, Oakland N.J.; Mary Swift, Clarks Summit, Pa.; Cassie Caldwell, Mountain Top, Pa.; Taylor O’Neil, Lansdale, Pa.; Vanessa Latorre, Peckville Pa.; Sofi Walter, Hamilton, N.J.; Brianna Bruster, Vestal, N.Y.; Tiffany Mathis, Staten Island, N.Y.; Alyssa Bavaro, Westbury, N.Y.; Natalie Burke, Yorktown Heights, N.Y.; Erin Regan, Hopewell Junction, N.Y.; Brooke Labs, Perkasie Pa.; and Anthony Muscato, Lincoln Park, N.J.


Absent from picture:

Rachael Amarante, Lewisburg, Pa.; Polina Odegova, Newark, N.J.; Dr. Mona Griffer, academic faculty, Clarks Summit, Pa.; Mrs. Marla Kovatch, clinical faculty, Archbald Pa.