Speech-Language Pathologist Doctoral Student Megann McGill
"The Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) program is an exceptional opportunity for graduate students to actively engage in the mentorship and teaching of undergraduate students. During the fall semester, I was fortunate to have three remarkable Communication Sciences and Disorders undergraduate mentees, Robyn Croft, Faith Izuegbu, and Morgan Neely. Through this unique internship program, our IE students participated in hands-on research and clinical experiences that will undoubtedly propel them to the top of their graduate classes in speech-language pathology.
Together, our three undergraduate IE students obtained over 50 hours of clinical experience in the Michael and Tami Lang Stuttering Institute - providing direct speech-language pathology services to persons who stutter and their families. As a doctoral student mentor, I reflected on my graduate school experiences with my mentees - and realized how fortunate I am to have had the opportunity to work with each of these outstanding students. I am thankful for the framework that the IE program provides that, in turn, leads to successful mentorship experiences. I look forward to continuing my participation in the IE program in the future."