Two SCSD faculty members named ASHA fellows

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Lisa A. Scott and Juliann Woods, faculty members at Florida State University’s School of Communication Science and Disorders, have been named Fellows by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and will be recognized at the organization’s national convention in November. Fellowship is one of the highest honors the association bestows. To be awarded Fellow, the nominee must[…] »

COMM alumna uses career skills to launch charity

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Florida State University College of Communication & Information alumna Danielle Skeen is a busy advertising professional, who uses her free time to run The Star Boutique, Inc., a charity-driven, pop-up shop that provides clothing, shoes, accessories, makeovers and workshops in self-esteem to underprivileged, teen girls who are affected by homelessness in New York City. Skeen[…] »

SCSD welcomes applicants for doctoral leadership training grant

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Florida State University’s School of Communication Science and Disorders is proud to announce it is accepting applications for Project BOLLD, a doctoral leadership training grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs. Project BOLLD (Bilingual Oral Language and Literacy Development & Disorders) is designed to build the capacity of young[…] »

iSchool professor named chair of National School Library Program of the Year Award committee

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Nancy Everhart, a professor at Florida State University’s School of Information, has been appointed chair of the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) National School Library Program of the Year Award committee for the 2014-15 academic year. Everhart served as president of the AASL in 2010-11 and was a member of the National School Library Program[…] »

iSchool doctoral grad accepts faculty position at Texas Woman’s University

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Aaron J. Elkins, a recent doctoral graduate of Florida State University’s School of Information, accepted a position as an assistant professor at Texas Woman’s University’s School of Library and Information Studies beginning in August. Elkins, who successfully defended his dissertation on June 23 and will officially graduate Aug. 2, will be teaching Librarians as Instructional[…] »

COMM alumnus wins Daytime Emmy Award

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At just 22 years old and only one year after earning his bachelor’s degree, Florida State University School of Communication alumnus Steven Rodriguez can proudly list “Emmy-winner” on his résumé. Rodriguez, a producer for the Spanish-language morning show “Un Nuevo Dia” which airs on the Telemundo Network, was a part of a team that won[…] »