Comm Disorders Professor, Hugh Catts, Joins Harvard, MIT on $30M ‘Reach Every Reader’ Project

School of Communication Science and Disorders Director and Professor, Hugh Catts, Ph.D., joins Yaacov Petscher at the Florida Center for Reading Research to partner with the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Integrated Learning Initiative on a five-year, $30 million Reach Every Reader project. Through individualized assessment and interventions, the[…] »

Comm Disorders Professors Lead the Way

School of Communication Science and Disorders faculty have been in the spotlight over the last couple of weeks – and for good reason. Associate Professor Toby Macrae’s leadership of a federally-funded speech-language pathology project for graduate students was recently featured on FSU’s News site and shared on Tallahassee Democrat’s website. Through the project, students learn[…] »

Doctoral Student Research Travel Award winners

Doctorate students had the opportunity to present their research at the CCI Doctoral Research Poster Session. Students, alumni and faculty served as the audience for the session. We are proud to announce 5 students that were honored with the Doctoral Student Research Travel Award: Lynette Hammond Gerido—School of Information   Kristie Escobar—School of Information Jessica Hooker—School[…] »

CCI Professor Leonard “Chick” LaPointe Awarded University Teaching Award

Dr. Leonard LaPointe

The College of Communication and Information professor Dr. Leonard LaPointe was recently awarded the University Teaching Award, a prestigious honor from Florida State University recognizing faculty excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. The award is student-oriented, requiring students and alumni to nominate recipients. Affectionately known as “Chick”, LaPointe is the Frances Eppes Distinguished Professor of[…] »

FSU Speech Pathology Student Recognized at ASHA National Conference

It is easy to take language for granted, but almost everything you do within your day hinges on its presence. The ability to send and receive information from other human beings is a core part of participating in a community. FSU speech pathology doctoral candidate Lisa Fitton’s early education sparked her interest in the dynamics[…] »

SCSD Graduate Students Volunteer at Mag-Con Summer Camp

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Five graduate student clinicians in the Autism Spectrum Specialization Education and Training (ASSET) program within the School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) volunteered at Mag-Con summer camp in Tallahassee, FL on June 22 – July 3, 2015. The federally funded ASSET project was designed to build on the curriculum of speech-pathology graduate students and[…] »

6 CCI Faculty win FYAP and COFRS awards from FSU Office of Research

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Six faculty from the School of Communication, School of Information and the School of Communication & Science Disorders have been awarded for their fieldwork and experimental efforts through the Council on Research and Creativity (CRC) at the FSU Office of Research. The purpose of the First Year Assistant Professor Awards (FYAP) summer program is to provide[…] »