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[…] »

Meet Communication Disorders Student Macarena Gonzalez

Macarena Gonzalez

Meet Macarena Gonzalez-Del Riego, undergraduate student in the School of Communication Science & Disorders. The Basics Name: Macarena Gonzalez-Del Riego Degree: Bachelor’s in Communication Science & Disorders Anticipated Graduation: 2020 Hometown: Boca Raton, FL Meet Macarena Who do you admire and why? My grandfather because he was kind but also strong. He could be really gentle but he wasn’t afraid[…] »

Noel Hutcheson Overcomes Medical Trials to Become A Better Therapist

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Noel Hutcheson, two-time graduate from the School of Communication Science and Disorders, is working as a speech language pathologist for Kidsource Therapy in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 2008, Noel graduated with her Bachelor’s in Communication Science and Disorder and again in 2011 with her Master’s in Communication Science and Disorders. After graduation, her husband was accepted into[…] »

SCSD Grad Joannie Descardes Takes the Road Less Traveled

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In the field of Communication Science and Disorders, a graduate degree is necessary to practice as a Speech Language Pathologist. When Joannie Descardes came to Florida State pursuing her Bachelor’s in Communication Science and Disorders, a Master’s degree was always on her horizon. During her undergraduate career, Joannie wasted no time getting involved. In 2012,[…] »

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,[…] »

SCSD’s MacPherson awarded $10,000 for Parkinson Disease Research

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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is a national association for Communication Science and Disorders, boasting 173,000+ members and affiliates across the country. The Association’s high standards and outstanding contributions make it’s recognition a high honor. Megan MacPherson, an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders, is no stranger to ASHA recognition. Earlier this[…] »

Kaitlin Lansford, SCSD, awarded grant for Crowdsourcing

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Florida State University’s School of Communication Science & Disorders Assistant Professor Kaitlin Lansford, is being recognized by the ASHFoundation, an extension of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Lansford will receive the 2014 New Century Scholars Research Grant for her proposal entitled “Use of Crowdsourcing to Assess the Ecological Validity of Perceptual Learning Paradigms in Dysarthria.” The $10,000 grant[…] »