Student Clubs and Societies

Undergraduate Speech and Hearing Club (Queens Campus)

Executive Board
Francesca Bartalini, President
Cristina Iacobelli, Vice-President
Dana Giuntini, Treasurer
Demetra Mantikas, Secretary

Faculty Advisor
Susan Antonellis, Au.D. -

Graduate Student Club (Queens Campus)

Executive Board
Chelsea Duell
Vanessa Galeano
Jennifer Rose
Mara Blorian
Kristen Cahalan

Faculty Advisor
Arlene Wisan, M.A. –

Undergraduate Speech and Hearing Club (Staten Island Campus)

Executive Board
Alyssa DePaolis, President
Melinda Nelovic, Vice-President
Jessica Finale, Treasurer
Dina Abdelsalam, Secretary
Danielle Eikeseth, Parliamentarian

Faculty Advisors
Linda Carozza, Ph.D. –
Patrick Walden, Ph.D. –

National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association Chapters

The Speech and Hearing Club at St. John's University is the university chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association and membership is open to all students. Chapters are active on both the Queens and Staten Island campuses. The purpose of the club is to disseminate to its members academic and professional information that will enhance their knowledge of the field of speech-language pathology and audiology. The activities of the club include guest speakers, fund-raising events, and annual parties for the clients enrolled in the Speech and Hearing Clinic at the University.

Sigma Alpha Eta Honor Society

Sigma Alpha Eta is the Speech-Language-Hearing Honor Society that recognizes the outstanding achievement of students in the field of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. The membership is open to students on both Queens and Staten Island campuses who have completed the required courses in speech-language pathology and audiology with a 3.4 cumulative index in the major and an overall cumulative index of 3.0.

Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society

Students who have completed twelve credits in speech and have an outstanding academic record may be eligible for induction into Epsilon Delta, the St. John's chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, a national honor society sponsored by the National Communication Association. The purposes of Epsilon Delta include recognizing outstanding academic achievement, stimulating interest in the field of communication, promoting professional development among Rhetoric and Public Address majors, and encouraging strong relationships between students and faculty. Epsilon Delta induction events are held at least once a year. Eligibility information is available in the departmental office.