SFSU NSSLHA is at it again!

~Written by Isabella (Bella) Firpo

After being awarded the silver standing last year in Chapter Honors, NSSLHA is determined to earn the gold level this year. They are currently fundraising, volunteering, planning events, donating, and meeting the requirements needed to be considered. One of the requirements is to create a video that represents their chapter and also touches on the theme of the ASHA convention this year. The theme is science, learning, practice and generations of discovery. This is encompassed in the video which follows a Hunger Games theme. NSSLHA members who participated had a long but fun day of filming. It was a nice outlet during the stressful month of midterms. SFSU NSSLHA has submitted their video and is currently awaiting approval from the ASHA board. Stay tuned to see the video on this blog!

The seniors in the undergraduate Communicative Disorders program are in the process of getting their Graduate School applications finalized. They are open to any advice you may have. Feel free to leave a comment on our Facebook page with words of wisdom, words of encouragement and anything else you would like to add. You can find this page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/172037491056/. We look forward to hearing from you!

We will keep you updated on the status of our video. For now, here is a behind the scenes sneak peak!

Editor’s Note: Since the writing of this post, it was announced at the 2014 ASHA Convention that the SFSU chapter’s video won 2nd runner up for NSSLHA video of the year. Congratulations, NSSLHA!

A scene is filmed on the steps in front of Burk Hall which houses our Communicative Disorders program!

A scene is filmed on the steps in front of Burk Hall which houses our Communicative Disorders program!

SFSU NSSLHA enlisted the help of the broadcasting department. One of their students prepares his equipment prior to shooting a scene.

SFSU NSSLHA enlisted the help of the broadcasting department. One of their students prepares his equipment prior to shooting a scene.

Off-camera actors watch as a scene is filmed.

Off-camera actors watch as a scene is filmed.

Actors take directions from their directors (Bella Firpo and Shana Rehm).

Actors take directions from their directors (Bella Firpo and Shana Rehm).

SFSU students prepare for a scene for one of the most humorous scenes in our movie.

SFSU students prepare for a scene for one of the most humorous scenes in our movie.

 

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