The Starkey Hearing Institute Class of 2021

Through what will be a year to remember, the Starkey Hearing Institute class of 2021 has successfully completed all academic requirements for the training program. The class of 2021 graduates are now trained Hearing Instrument Specialists equipped with the knowledge to better serve their communities. They now carry the torch as hearing healthcare ambassadors helping […]

The Resilient Class of 2020

Class of 2020 Journey: The beginning of 2020 came with so much excitement for the Starkey Hearing Institute. There was so much planned; the recruitment of students for the Class of 2020 was done in 2019 and everything was going according to plan; The campus was cleaned and ready for the arrival of the students […]

My Cause, My Cleats

Minnesota Vikings Offensive Tackle Rashod Hill teamed up with Starkey Hearing Foundation during the 2018 NFL season in honor of someone incredibly important to him: his three-year-old daughter, Codie. In an effort to bring awareness to Starkey Hearing Foundation and to those who are hearing impaired, Rashod’s cleats featured the Foundation’s logo for the Vikings […]

Starkey Hearing Institute Class of 2018

On December 3, 2018, Starkey Hearing Foundation celebrated the graduation of eight students from six African countries from the Starkey Hearing Institute in Lusaka, Zambia. After nine months of classes and intensive hands-on training, the students are now certified hearing care specialists. With the addition of these eight students, the Starkey Hearing Institute has now […]

Starkey Hearing Institute Class of 2017 Graduation

Starkey Hearing Foundation celebrated the second graduating class of its year-long program in hearing instrument sciences at the Starkey Hearing Institute in Zambia. Ten students from eight countries graduated as Second Inaugural Starkey Hearing Institute Class Graduates. These graduates came from all around Africa to be trained in hearing instrument sciences, including Starkey’s WFA® community-based […]

Leaders in Jamaica Join Forces

In early December, our team shared in a hearing mission in the Caribbean island nation of Jamaica. Jamaica is famed as the birthplace of reggae music and home to the Bob Marley Museum, which was fitting to acknowledge, since his son, Rohit Marley was in attendance once again at our mission. We were very happy […]

My Cause, My Cleats 2017

Although they were playing against each other, both Kyle Rudolph and Derrick Coleman were fighting for the same cause: Starkey Hearing Foundation. On Week 13 of the 2017 NFL season, the Minnesota Vikings and Atlanta Falcons faced off for the NFL’s My Cause, My Cleats campaign. The My Cause, My Cleats campaign enables NFL stars to showcase […]

High-Level UN Event on Ear & Hearing Health: A Vehicle for Peace & Sustainable Development

Williams F. Austin named Goodwill Global Ambassador at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Sept 14, 2017 The International Federation for Peace & Sustainable Development (IFPSD), accredited by the United Nations, named William F. Austin Goodwill Global Ambassador for Ear and Hearing Health during a high-level event on hearing at the United Nations Headquarters […]

World Hearing Day 2017

World Hearing Day is celebrated each year on March 3 to raise awareness and promote ear and hearing healthcare around the world. This year, the theme for World Hearing Day is, “Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment,” underlining the global economic impact of hearing loss and cost effectiveness of interventions to address it. […]

Bob Marley Foundation Shows Support in Jamaica

Starkey Hearing Foundation is teaming up with one of the world’s greatest musical icons to expand access to hearing healthcare in Jamaica. The Bob Marley Foundation on Monday announced its support of Starkey Hearing Foundation’s efforts to bring the gift of hearing to people in Jamaica. Monday’s announcement came on what would have been Bob […]