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Kwame Curtis

CSD alumnus Maj. Kwame Curtis was inducted into the College of Arts and Sciences’ (CAS) Hall of Fame April 26. Induction into the CAS Hall of Fame is an honor bestowed upon individuals based on outstanding performance in one’s profession; demonstrated leadership in one’s profession; favorable statewide, national, or international recognition; honors from associations or employers; and/or proof that one’s work has proven beneficial to a pronounced segment of society. Curtis met all of these criteria.

Curtis earned his B.S. and M.S. in audiology from CSD. At the time he graduated, he was selected, based on a highly competitive process, to serve in the United States Air Force. He continued his schooling and earned his Au.D. from the University of Florida in 2008. In one of his placements, he served as the sole military audiologist in Italy and delivered services to 9,200 beneficiaries in six geographically separate units that included Slovenia, Austria, and Turkey. He currently serves as the executive officer for the 59th Medical Wing commander, the largest medical wing in the Air Force, and deputy director for the San Antonio Military Health System. He has been selected twice as the Air Force Audiologist/Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year.