Jean Neils-Strunjas

Armstrong Names Coordinator for Communication Sciences

(October 12, 2011) Jean Neils-Strunjas has been named coordinator for the Communication Sciences and Disorders program at Armstrong Atlantic State University. She will oversee both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs and manage the RiteCare Center, the program's clinic located in the Savannah Mall.

Neils-Strunjas comes to Armstrong from the University of Cincinnati, where she served as professor and director of graduate studies in Communication Sciences and Disorders under the College of Allied Health Sciences, which serves more than 500 students, including 200 in graduate studies.

“Jean's background and experience will help her provide strong direction and support for our students pursuing careers as speech-language pathologists,” said Shelley Conroy, Armstrong dean of the College of Health Professions. “Her experience working in a community setting will also benefit the RiteCare Center and the clients we serve.”

Neils-Strunjas is the author of multiple refereed journal articles and book chapters in the area of speech -pathology and communication disorders.

She holds a Ph.D. and a master's in speech-language pathology from Case Western Reserve University. She earned a bachelor's in speech pathology and audiology from Pennsylvania State University at University Park.