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[…] »

20 Questions with Leonard LaPointe

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20 Questions with Leonard LaPointe Francis Eppes Professor of Communication Science and Disorders Faculty: Program in Neuroscience Faculty: College of Medicine What was your first job? Bagging potatoes in the local Red Owl store; peeling pulpwood in the woods of Upper Michigan; tamping railroad ties for the Milwaukee Road; lifeguard at Sawyer Lake. If you[…] »

SCSD hosts Study Tour in Human Communication Disorders for Japanese visitors

Florida State University (FSU)’s School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) hosted a Japanese Study Tour in Human Communication Disorders from October 9-12.  During this time, a group of 12 visitors from Japan toured Florida State’s campus and facilities.  Three of the visitors were university professors and the rest were practicing professionals in the hospitals of Japan. […] »

Leonard LaPointe research highlighted in "Research in Review"

Research being conducted by Dr. Leonard LaPointe, Francis Eppes professor of Communication Science & Disorders, was highlighted in an article in the most recent edition of Florida State University Research in Review. The research focuses on how to prevent falls in America’s aging population. Read the article…