Ann Blackford

By

College: Health Sciences

UK NSSLHA Holds Bandana Drive to Benefit Ecuadorian Child Development Center

Published: Nov 26, 2012

 

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 26, 2012) -- The University of Kentucky's National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) at the UK College of Health Sciences  has been holding a "Bandana Drive" during the month of November.

 

A child development center in Ecuador working with UK Shoulder-to-Shoulder will benefit from the drive. Several of the patients at the center have motor disorders that cause them to drool and a bandana is a functional tool that can serve as a bib but is also age-appropriate.

 

UK's Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG), started in 2005 is a UK-based initiative devoted to improving the health and quality of life in Ecuadorian communities suffering the effects of poverty, including high rates of preventable health problems, violence, low educational  attainment, and lack of safe drinking water, among other issues.

 

New, clean bandanas can be dropped in the box outside of the Student Lounge on the first floor of the Charles T. Wethington Building.

 

Founded in 1972, the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association is a pre-professional membership association for students interested in the study of communication sciences and disorders. Undergraduate and Master's students as well as doctoral candidates are encouraged to join.

 

For more information about the drive, contact student representative Haley Gatlin at hlga222@uky.edu.

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Ann Blackford, ann.blackford@uky.edu

 

bandanas-5.jpg
December
 
1
Resumes and Cover Letters
Circle of Love Gift Return
Mon
2
UK Guitar Studio
Circle of Love Gift Return
Tue
3
Networking and Job Search
Internship Info Session
LNFS Presents: Wayne's World
Study Sounds: Classical Concert
Wed
4
LNFS Presents: Frozen
Ballet Music of Tchaikovsky
Circle of Love Gift Pick-Up
Live Screening of Orion Spacecraft Re-entry
Massage on the Go
Thu
5
LNFS Presents: Winter's Bone
LNFS Presents: Gremlins
Open Studio
Circle of Love Gift Pick-Up
Fri
6
Snow Skiing @ Perfect North Slopes
Sat
7
Free Holiday Shopping Shuttle to Fayette Mall
Sun
8
Undergraduate Research Information Session "How to Find a Faculty Mentor"
Mon
9
Job Club - Identifying Your Skills
Paws for Stress Relief
Tue
10
 
Wed
11
 
Thu
12
Last Day of Classes
Fri
13
 
Sat
14
Free Holiday Shopping Shuttle to Fayette Mall
Finals Treats
Sun
15
Final Exams
Crunch Brunch
Mon
16
Final Exams
Jazzy Holiday Concert
Tue
17
Final Exams
Caregiver Support Group
Wed
18
Final Exams
Thu
19
Final Exams
End of 2014 Fall Semester
Fri
20
 
Sat
21
 
Sun
22
 
Mon
23
 
Tue
24
 
Wed
25
 
Thu
26
 
Fri
27
 
Sat
28
 
Sun
29
 
Mon
30
 
Tue
31
 
Wed
 
 
 
Jan 14
Bicycle Trivia 01/14/2015

Wed, 01/14/2015

Fri, 01/16/2015

Wed, 01/21/2015

Reset Page