UNC Greensboro

Alumna Debuts Documentary on Understudied Brain Disorder

Jamila Minga

Speech problems usually follow from strokes that occur on the left side of the brain. Because of that, Communication Sciences & Disorders alumna (’14) Dr. Jamilia Mijnga explained, clinical education, practice, and research have been on the overt communication impairments from left hemisphere stroke, leaving a whole other half of the brain and population under identified and underserved.


Camp helps kids, grad students, to grow

A camper smiles at an adult volunteer

Emily Hamuka, a clinical educator in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at UNC Greensboro, was once asked what she would do if she could design any summer camp. From that question – the Sports and Language Camp was formed.


Helping Clients Find Their Voice

Client participating in voice therapy

Sena Crutchley didn’t set out to become a specialist in gender affirming voice work. When she joined UNC Greensboro’s Communication Sciences and Disorders Department (CSD) in 2007, the University already had an established program housed within the Speech and Hearing Center.


Students take the reins at horse therapy camp

Horsepower Summer Camp

It’s a hot Tuesday morning in July. The horses twitch and stomp. A barn cat snoozes in the sun. Seems like just another day at HORSEPOWER Therapeutic Learning Center in Colfax, but for four kids with intellectual learning disabilities, it’s the best day.