undergraduate research and creative activity
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CAS offers numerous ways for you to engage in research and creative activity. Research lets you build confidence and to make important contributions to our knowledge. Getting What sparks your curiosity? Do you have a passion for people, numbers, art, organizations, technology, history, or the natural world? Think about what you’re interested in exploring and why. Get started now!
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Featured Undergraduate Researcher
- Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in American Sign Language
- Class of 2023 from Sallisaw, Oklahoma
- I was first introduced to research during my second year in college through an Honors add-on course: Deaf Experience, Deaf Expression (DXDX).
- I was quickly drawn into the field of research after spending a semester on the DXDX team and through my Introduction to Research class.
- I was then accepted into the Ronald E McNair Scholars program that assists underrepresented student with goals of obtaining a PhD.
- Through McNair, I grew my interest in research and developed my project under the guidance of Dr. Valerie Freeman.
Research Impacts & Achievements
- I recently received the Student Preparing for Academic and Research Careers Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association to fund my research project.
- I have presented my research at a variety of on-campus and external conferences recently including the OSU Summer Research Expo and national McNair Scholars Conferences in California, Texas, Maryland, and Missouri.
- I also presented my ongoing DXDX project at the Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Associations Annual Conference.
- After graduating from Oklahoma State University, I plan to attend graduate school and obtain a master's degree and clinician certifications as a speech-language pathologist.
- In the future, I will continue my research career in a Communication Sciences and Disorders PhD program.