Wendy La was the first in her family to go to college. She earned a degree in psychology but later realized her passion was working in speech pathology with children. She found a degree program tailored to her needs at Sacramento State.
Coral Connor may only be in her 20s, but this speech pathology graduate has already found a mantra to live by. “I think turning your trauma into triumph is something a lot of people can relate to,” she says. She shares her story in this video.
The American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) recently featured one of Sac State’s students in its Humans of ASHA blog. Coral Connor is finishing up her Second Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology in Sac State’s Speech Pathology Department. The program is coordinated by the College of Continuing Education.
Jennifer Ratcliff moved a step closer to her dream job as a speech pathologist, becoming the first class at Sacramento State to earn the Second Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology in 2014. “Thankfully, this program finally came about and made it possible for students, like me, to keep going and achieve that dream of going to graduate school.”