Katrina Miller, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, associate professor and director in the Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders, recently received the William T. Simpkins, Jr. Service Award from the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing (NBASLH) in Houston, Texas. The award honors someone who exemplifies the mission and goals of NBASLH through notable contributions, according to the criteria for the award, which is named after one of the founders and charter members of NBASLH.
Dr. Miller joined Shenandoah in August 2021. She is the founding director of the Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders and is currently developing a new Master of Science in Speech and Language Pathology program. Miller will submit the application for accreditation of the program this summer and, if approved, the university will admit the program’s first class of students in the fall of 2024. In Spring 2023, Miller will offer a three-credit Intro to Speech and Language Pathology course for Shenandoah undergraduate students. Also, in the Fall 2023, she will begin to offer the prerequisite courses for the master’s program.