April 24, 2014  

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Southern Miss Student Dong Receives Graduate Assistantship

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Cherry Dong

Cherry Dong, a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at The University of Southern Mississippi, received one of five assistantships with the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences for the 2013-14 academic year.

As a graduate assistant Dong gains hands-on experience in early intervention with children ages 3-5 while working with a certified speech-language pathologist and occupational, physical and behavioral therapists at The Children's Center for Communication and Development.

A Hattiesburg resident, Dong is originally from Guizhou, China, and holds a master's degree in Communication and News Media from the City University of Hong Kong.