FSU alumna becomes clinical fellow at the San Diego VA

Even though speech-language pathology was a natural fit for Communication Science and Disorders alumna Ashley Campbell, it wasn’t always her plan. Starting off as a business student at the University of Florida, Campbell heard about speech-language pathology for the first time from a catalog of majors. She was instantly intrigued and wanted to learn more. While[…] »

Meet Sarah Cooper, Speech-Language Pathology Grad Student

Sarah Cooper FSU

Meet Sarah Cooper, current student in the Master Program for Speech-Language Pathology. The Basics Name: Sarah Cooper Degree: Masters in Speech-Language Pathology Anticipated Graduation: 2018 Hometown: Weston, FL Meet Sarah Who do you admire and why? I admire my parents. They are the most giving and supportive people I know. I hope that I am lucky enough to be a[…] »

Elizabeth Barrios Brings the Mambo to Speech Pathology

Elizabeth Barrios started out wanting to build things. As a student in her last year of high school in Cuba, she was preparing to become an architect or engineer, until one day she visited a school for children with behavioral disorders. Her experience there altered the course of her career, a particular teacher/ student interaction[…] »

Stephanie Kopplin Finds Inspiration in Speech Pathology Career

With an extensive extracurricular history in vocal performance and musical theater, and an early affinity toward the medical field, it seems only fitting that Stephanie Kopplin (M.A. ’13) ended up pursuing a career in Speech-Language Pathology. “I was very intrigued by the science of Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP’s) helping singers and professionals retain their vocal health,”[…] »

Farewell to a Friend: Kris Barton

Three-time College of Communication & Information graduate Kris Barton (B.A. ’00, M.A. ’02, Ph.D. ’07) passed away unexpectedly on May 4, 2016 at age 39. The alum and Chair of the Department of Communication at Dalton State College was known for his book, A State of Arrested Development. He also published books on reality television, trivia and fandom culture. Barton was[…] »

Communication Disorders Alumna Creates Doreen Brown Oyadomari Scholarship

Doreen Oyadomari transferred to Florida State University in 1965 as a junior pursuing English. She had received a scholarship to live in the since-demolished Palm Court house at of the Southern Scholarship Foundation. Unbeknownst to Doreen, her roommates at Palm Court would influence decisions that led to her career as Chief of Audiology & Speech Pathology Service at[…] »

Farewell to a Friend: Katherine Morse

Katherine “Kay” Morse, FSU alumna and one of the first graduates of our Master’s Speech Pathology program, passed away peacefully at age 90 on October 21, 2015. While at Florida State, she served as President of Zeta Phi Eta, directed a play at Jefferson High School in Tampa and experienced what she told her family were some[…] »