Alumni 1980-1989 | Speech Pathology and Audiology | Kent State University

Alumni 1980-1989

The following list is alphabetical by the names used at the time of graduation. Subsequent names are then listed after the first name. An asterisk next to a name means that an e-mail address is on file for that individual. If you would like to contact an individual, send an e-mail message to the school (spaadmin@kent.edu) and we will forward it on. Please send any updates or additions to the same e-mail address. (updated 9/03)

  • Ankney, Enid Phreaner* (84, slp): in private practice. Married
  • Armor, Barbara Rothermel* (83, slp): works at Intermediate Unit 1, Washington-Fayette-Green County in early intervention. Married with 3 children
  • Baker, Cynthia* (84, slp): Middletown Area School District, in PA. Autism specialist/consultant. Married with 2 children
  • Barkey, Deborah Kasminsky* (86, slp): works for Woodridge Local Schools
  • Best, Cathy Vinski (81, slp): works for South Plainfield School District in a preschool disabilities program and with children with autism. Married with 2 children.
  • Boyd, Corinne Combine* (87, slp): self-employed, primarily provide home-based early intervention services. Married with 2 children
  • Chandler, Yolande* (81, slp): retired
  • Cohen, Nancy* (82, aud): Clinical Director of Audiology; Laney Clinic Medical Center
  • Crane, Debra McCall* (84, slp): works in the Ithaca City School District, Ithacca, NY
  • Daugherty, Sharon Windey* (82, slp): works in the Lee County Schools, Florida. Married with 2 children
  • Dentino, Monica* (85, aud): mother of 7. Left work for her kids, but will be back soon
  • DiLorenzo, Gaylene May* (86, slp): works full-time with preschoolers and is currently working towards a Ph.D. in educational leadership
  • Eastman, Katherine Schmiel* (86, slp): teacher of speech /hearing handicapped; Washington Saratoga Warren Hamilton County Board of Cooperative Educational Services (WSWHE BOCES; jr/sr high school for emotionally disturbed and learning disabled adolescents). Married with 3 children
  • Enders, Susan*(81,slp): Lincoln -Way Area Special Education. Married with 2 step-children and grandson, and 2 children
  • Halfhill, Kay* (81, slp): self-employed as longarm machine quilter
  • Hammar, Carolann Corbit,* (81, slp): in private practice, "Communication First", and part-time with Naperville School District #203. Recently published a product with the Super Duper Co.- "Syllable Drilling Deck"
  • Hartzell, Susan*(86, slp): Monroe county school district in Key West, FL
  • Holton, Kathy Lamb* (84, slp): works for the Crestwood Local Schools providing services to the preschool and Crestwood Units for students with multiple disabilities located at the Hattie Larlham Center for Children with Developmental Disabilities. Married
  • Jennings, Deborah Lonergan* (88, slp): Teacher of Speech and Language Impaired in Livingston County, Michigan
  • Johnson, Melanie Jordan* (80, slp): works for the Trumbull Educational Service Center with the low incidence population and a member of TCESC Autism Team. Married with 2 children
  • Krabacher, Kathy Luhn* (81, aud): works for Robert C. Kratz M.D. as an independent consultant. Married with 3 children
  • Kraus, Linda Roberts* (84, slp): Administrative Assistant at the Chapel of North Canton (part-time). Resides in Uniontown, OH, married, and has 2 kids. Worked as an SLP in a hospital, private clinic, and schools before leaving the field in 1996 for ministry work
  • Leaman, Susan Previtera* (80, slp): works for the Jackson Local School District in Stark County. Has 3 children
  • Mermel, Wendy Florick* (87, slp): works for the Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative. Married with 1 daughter
  • Olden, Flossie Hoffman* (83, slp): works for the Manchester School District in New Hampshire. Married with 2 kids, resides in Concord, NH
  • Patrick, Maureen Bross* (81, slp): works for the Hubbard Schools. Married for 16 years
  • Saphos, Maria Vassilaros* (85, slp): works with 3-5 year old special education population of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, PA. Married, living in Pittsburgh and has 2 children
  • Soltisz, Laura Sadler* (80, aud): audiologist at E.B. Brown Opticians and Hearing Centers. Married with 3 daughters
  • Tansey, Martha (80, slp): Henry city
  • Vendeland, Audrey* (82, slp): Coventry Local School District in Akron, OH
  • Vitone, Sherry* (85, slp): works for the Stow/Monroe Falls High School with a special interest in AAC. Married with 4 children
  • Walters, Mary Schneider* (87, slp): Coordinator at the Mahoning Educational Service Center
  • Weiss, Pamela Altman* (84,slp): works as a speech pathologist, is married and has 3 children
  • Werner, Janet Wido* (86, slp): works in private practice. Married with 2 children
  • Wynn, Barbara Wynn-Rauckhorst* (81, slp): works for Aegis Therapies, Akron, OH. and supervises KSU (extern) graduate students