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[…] »

Richard Morris awarded Critical Thinking Initiatives Grant

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Richard Morris, professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders, has recently received a Critical Thinking Initiatives grant as a part of Florida State University’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). QEP is centered around teaching critical thinking skills to undergraduate students. Morris received a Discipline Focused Project grant to provide time and funding to develop a[…] »

Meet SCSD Student: Teresa Carmedelle

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In November, members of the Florida State University NSSHLA chapter attended the ASHA Convention. One of the attending students, Teresa Carmedelle, had the opportunity to present her undergraduate honors thesis. Teresa was six years old when she had her first interaction with speech-language pathology. “My younger sister was diagnosed with childhood apraxia of speech,” she[…] »

Lansford featured in Tallahassee Democrat & FSUNews

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Kaitlin Lansford, Assistant Professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders, has gained more attention for her 2014 New Century Scholars Research Grant. The story was picked up by Tallahassee Democrat and fsunews.com. Both articles spoke of Lansford’s innovative research and prestigious award. Tallahassee Democrat featured Lansford’s research news in their Campus Notes section,[…] »