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Speech-Language Pathology Master’s Class of 2006 Reunites

Speech-language pathology alumni gathering at Benjamin

Members of IUP’s speech-language pathology master’s class of 2006 returned to campus in October 2016 for a reunion and took in some local fall events with their families. While on campus, Jessica Link Dam Andersen ’04, M’06, Meredith Nelson Eberhard ’04, M’06, Bria Lawrence Millar ’04, M’06, Fatima Hassan Olivieri ’05, M’07, and Lindsay Gray Savinda M’06 took part in educational sessions for the program’s current students. That same weekend, graduates of the last three decades joined the program’s faculty and staff for happy hour at Benjamin’s restaurant (above).

Graduates attending the happy-hour get-together included Jenn Eckberg Cunningham ’93, M’94, Kacey Porter Cowburn M’00, Jess Link Dam Andersen ’04, M’06, Lindsay Gray Savinda M’06, Bria Lawrence Millar ’04, M’06, Meredith Nelson Eberhard ’04, M’06, Fatima Hassan Olivieri ’05, M’07, Lindsay Bartoldson Whited ’07, M’09, Erin Greenawalt Maloskey ’08, M’10, Kayla Fatula ’09, M’11, Renee Trout Thomas ’09, M’11, Hanna Gratzmiller ’10, M’12, Seana Hollingsworth M’10, Morgan Keller Uncapher M’11, and Jackie Hynson McKelvy ’12, M’14 (with baby girl Emmylou). Also in attendance were faculty members David Stein ’75, Karen Goltz Stein, Lori Lombard, Shari Robertson, Jill Brady, and Jodi Neal and staff member Celia Collins Barber ’91.

(Photos courtesy of Celia Barber)

Speech-Language Pathology Lecturers

Speech-language pathology alumnae who gave lectures to current students on Friday, October 28, posed with Celia Barber of the Speech and Hearing Clinic staff. From left: Jessica Dam Andersen, Fatima Olivieri, Celia Barber, Bria Millar, and Meredith Eberhard.

Andersen and Savinda lectures

Jessica Dam Andersen and Lindsay Savinda gave a lecture in Breezedale’s law library. Jessica works at Greenwich Hospital, Yale New Haven Health, in Connecticut, and Lindsay works at UPMC Shadyside.

Millar lecture

Bria Millar spoke in Breezedale’s parlor. Bria works for Riverview Intermediate Unit in Clarion.

Speech-language pathology undergraduates during Breezedale lecture

Undergraduates in IUP’s Speech-Language Pathology program listened to a lecture in the law library.

Masters class of 2006 at local events

While in Indiana, program alumnae took in some local events with their families. From left: Jessica Link Dam Andersen ’04, M’06, Amber Partsch Desrochers M’06, Tina Crnkovic Proctor ’03, M’06, Bria Lawrence Millar ’04, M’06, Meredith Nelson Eberhard ’04, M’06, Amy Primm Wentzel M'06, Lindsay Gray Savinda M’06, Ashley Henry Whiteman M'06, and Lee Ann Boyd Horvat M'06.

Andersen family at local events

Jessica Dam Andersen and her family went on a hayride.

Speech-language pathology graduates on hayride

On a hayride in Indiana, from left: Tina Proctor, Lindsay Savinda, Bria Millar, and Lee Ann Horvat.

2005 speech-language pathology majors

Speech-language pathology majors back in 2005. From left: Ashley Henry Whiteman M’06, Lindsay Gray Savinda M’06, Adele LaSalvia Barton ’04, M’06, Jessica Link Dam Andersen ’04, M’06, Meredith Nelson Eberhard ’04, M’06, and Bria Lawrence Millar ’04, M’06, with the Steins’ dogs.