Category: Awards and Honors

Category: Awards and Honors

Seniors Present Honors Thesis for Distinction Projects

Congratulations to all the Sargent College seniors who presented their honors thesis projects this semester. The Senior Thesis for Distinction is an opportunity for exceptional undergraduate Sargent College seniors to complete an in-depth research experience within a major or minor field of study. Under the supervision of a faculty mentor, this year, six students developed […]

Sargent Faculty and Staff Honored for Service, Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to the 2024 recipients of the Whitney R. Powers Award for Teaching Excellence, Staff Award of Merit, and the Faculty Award of Merit. Staff Award of Merit Katherine (KC) Barnes, Clinical Sites Manager The Staff Award of Merit honors a Sargent staff member who has demonstrated professional excellence and made a positive impact on programs, faculty, […]

Post-Professional Online Doctor of Occupational Therapy Class of 2024 Student Presentations

Congratulations to our post-professional online doctor of occupational therapy class of 2024, who successfully completed their doctoral presentations on April 8, 2024. A complete list of student presentations is below.  2024 PP-OTD Student Presentations Student: Sarah Mickel, MS, OTR/L Presentation Title: EmpowerED: Elevating Early Childhood Educators for Student Success  Academic Mentor: Lauren Telesmanic  Student: Paula […]

PhD Students Receive Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award

Sargent speech, language & hearing sciences PhD students Erin Carpenter and Michael Scimeca received the prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31) from the National Institutes of Health. Erin is a member of the Aphasia Research Laboratory, and her research interests include bilingual and monolingual aphasia rehabilitation, neural […]

Occupational Therapy Students Win Sargent Challenge at BostonHacks!

Sargent College is proud to once again co-sponsor BostonHacks!, a 24-hour event where students from different disciplines use technology to solve global challenges while learning about the intersection of data, computer, and health sciences.  Hosted at Boston University, hundreds of students came together to work on challenge tracks including inclusive innovation, sustainable solutions, and digital dreamers.   […]

Recent PhD Alumni Erin Meier and Liz Heller Murray Earn Prestigious ASHA Awards

Each year, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) honors a select group of outstanding recent PhD graduates to receive the Award for Early Career Contributions in Research. This accolade is designed to acknowledge “significant scientific accomplishments by individuals” beyond their training. We are so pleased that this year, two alumni of our PhD program in Speech, […]

Undergraduate Award Winners Honored for Service, Professional Contribution

At the end of each academic year, we recognize outstanding graduating seniors who show great potential professionally, make strong contributions to extracurricular activities, and exemplify the ideals of service, loyalty, thoughtfulness, and excellence of scholarship. Congratulations to this year’s Sargent College Undergraduate Award Winners: Bernard Kutner Award Established in 1972 in memory of Dean Bernard […]

Boston University Sargent College and the Travis Roy Foundation Announce $1M Gift for Endowed Scholarship Fund

Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College and the Travis Roy Foundation are pleased to announce the creation of the Travis M. Roy Endowed Scholarship Fund, established through a $1 million gift from the Foundation. Honoring the life and legacy of the late Travis Roy, the Fund will provide annual scholarship awards […]

Sargent Seniors Present Honors Thesis Projects

Congratulations to all the Sargent College seniors who presented their honors thesis projects this week. The Senior Thesis for Distinction is an opportunity for exceptional undergraduate Sargent College seniors to complete an in-depth research experience within a major or minor field of study. Under the supervision of a faculty mentor, this year, six students developed and executed […]

Physical Therapy Chair Terry Ellis Promoted to Full Professor

Physical Therapy Department Chair Terry Ellis is one of 24 Charles River Campus faculty promoted to full professor this spring. Ellis specializes in neurorehabilitation, investigating the impact of exercise and rehabilitation on the progression of disability in those with Parkinson disease. She is the director of the BU Center for Neurorehabilitation and a Catherine Worthingham Fellow […]

Sargent Faculty & Staff Honored for Service, Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to the 2023 recipients of the Whitney R. Powers Award for Teaching Excellence, Staff Award of Merit, and the Faculty Award of Merit. Whitney R. Powers Award for Teaching Excellence Alyssa Boucher, Clinical Assistant Professor, Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences Recognizing an outstanding teacher from the Sargent faculty, this award is named in honor of Whitney R. […]

PhD Candidate Kimberly Dahl Awarded Communication Sciences and Disorders Scholarship

Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences PhD student Kimberly Dahl has been selected for a 2023 scholarship from the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD). This scholarship will support Dahl’s research on motor learning in articulation and prosody during speaker-listener interactions as well as the completion of her PhD program. A doctoral […]