Loyola University Maryland

Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

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Nicole Marie Hoenig, M.S., CCC-SLP

Clinical Faculty Member


Ms. Nicole Hoenig, M.S., CCC-SLP, clinical faculty member received both her B.A. and M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Loyola University Maryland. She recently  joined the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences for the 2016-17 academic year, focusing on the adult neuro population.

Where are you from?

I was born and raised in Baltimore, MD and attended Immaculate Heart of Mary for grade school and Institute of Notre Dame for high school.

Why did you choose Loyola for college?

I was part of the Loyola undergraduate Class of 2000 graduate Class of 2002. I chose Loyola for the excellent reputation, small class size, and Jesuit foundation.

How have things changed since you were a student at Loyola?

The graduate program has grown extensively, which is wonderful! Many of the same faculty are here. Even those who I did not know prior to coming have been extremely helpful and welcoming.

When did you realize your passion for speech-language pathology?

I spent my first year studying at Towson University in the pre-Occupational Therapy program. It was there that I decided that I was better suited to a smaller, private college. I had also taken an "Introduction to Speech" course and realized then that I was a SLP at heart! I came to Loyola with the intention to study SLP.

What do you love most about the field?

I love that as SLPs we have the ability to touch so many people in a positive way. Whether we decide to work with the adult or pediatric population, inpatient or outpatient, we can connect with people each day. I am thankful that I am working in a profession where I have many options, stability, and the ability to interact with others each day. To anyone considering SLP as a career, remember that flexibility is the key to success in this profession, regardless of the setting.

What do you like to do when you’re not supervising?

I work full-time for a long term care and skilled nursing provider supporting clinical operations for the Baltimore area. I love spending time with my 2 children, Rylee (4) and Theo (2), and my husband of 9 years, John. We love to spend time outdoors- beach, camping, running, etc.





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