Cristina Belencaia is an International Student from Germany who is majoring in Communicative Disorders. On campus, she is a member of the Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society, the CSUF Hillel Club, and The National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSHLA). She serves as the Early Assessment Program Student Coordinator, and she is the Educational Outreach Scholarship Chair of NSSLHA. Cristina is also involved in research on Autism, and since September 2012, she has assisted a clinical director and assistant Professor at Loma Linda University. Cristina’s ultimate educational goal is to earn a Master’s in Communicative Disorders and then work as a Speech and Language Pathologist. Her positive attitude and unique background in service show extreme dedication to her goals.