Meet Sarah Cooper, Speech-Language Pathology Grad Student

Sarah Cooper FSU

Meet Sarah Cooper, current student in the Master Program for Speech-Language Pathology. The Basics Name: Sarah Cooper Degree: Masters in Speech-Language Pathology Anticipated Graduation: 2018 Hometown: Weston, FL Meet Sarah Who do you admire and why? I admire my parents. They are the most giving and supportive people I know. I hope that I am lucky enough to be a[…] »

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[…] »

FSU Alum Victoria Hollar: Volunteer, Choir Singer, and Speech-Language Pathologist

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When Victoria Hollar (B.S. Communication Disorders, ’03 and M.S. Speech-Language Pathology, ’05) was considering career paths, she was drawn to a career as a speech-language pathologist because she wanted to use her strengths in communication and interpersonal relations. Today, those skills have brought her to Halcyon Rehabilitation as the National Director of Clinical Services. As Director, Hollar is responsible[…] »

SCSD Alum Tanya Shores Finds Her Calling as District ESE Administrator

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Tanya Shores (M.S. Speech-Language Pathology, ’07) has always felt drawn to help and teach others. Even in high school, she had several friends with disabilities and obtained extensive volunteer experiences working with children with disabilities. After learning about the Communication Science & Disorders program at FSU during orientation, it didn’t take long for Shores to realize[…] »

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,[…] »