Group photo of IMPACT members

The Innovative Mentoring and Professional Advancement through Cultural Training (IMPACT) program is a multi-dimensional, inter-institutional, collaborative mentoring program for students who are interested in communication sciences and disorders (CSD). IMPACT is run in collaboration with Hampton University (HU), a historically black college and university (HBCU). The IMPACT program is designed to provide students with access to diverse Communication Sciences and Disorders professionals, exposure to research opportunities, and graduate school preparation. Professor Lauren Calandruccio and Assistant Professor Jessica Sullivan (HU) co-direct the IMPACT program.