5 Tips for Preparing for a Career Fair

We sat down with CCI’s career liaison, Kate Herron, to talk career fair prep. The CCI Career Fair brings in companies from North Florida looking for students in public relations, communication, graphic design, advertising, information technology, cybersecurity, software development and more.     When preparing for a career fair, Kate gives a few pointers: Craft a Strong[…] »

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[…] »

FSU’s American Sign Language Club Creates a Community of Compassion

The Communication Science and Disorders program at FSU attracts students with a passion for helping others. Training as the next generation of professionals assisting individuals with speech, language, and/or hearing disorders, these students bring compassion to their work that extends from campus and benefits the surrounding Tallahassee community. Senior Francesca Rieth has taken this passion and[…] »

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[…] »

Communication Science & Disorders Welcomes New Faculty

Fall semester brings new faculty and staff to the School of Communication Science & Disorders at FSU’s College of Communication & Information. Michelle Therrien, PhD, Visiting Assistant Professor Dr. Therrien completed her Master’s in Computational Linguistics from University of Washington and her doctorate from Penn State University. Dr. Therrien’s research focuses on increasing and improving social[…] »

20 Questions with Jennifer Boss Kekelis

What was your first job? My first job was working in my parents’ restaurant which was a sub sandwich shop on Panama City Beach. If you were to write a personal memoir, what would you name it?  “Bossiness”. See what I did there? Not necessarily because I’m bossy, but because it would be all about[…] »

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,”[…] »