School of Communication Science and Disorders Hosts Speech-Language Pathology Bootcamp

On September 24th, first year graduate students from the School of Communication Science and Disorders took part in a workshop focusing on specialized skills training in Speech-Language Pathology. Over the past 7 years, this program has prioritized creating comfortable environments for students to practice hearing screenings and oral examinations in preparation for their fieldwork. Students …

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SCSD Faculty Member Wins Editors’ Katharine G. Butler Trailblazer Award

Associate Professor Dr. Kelly Farquharson has been awarded the Editors’ Katharine G. Butler Trailblazer Award for her recent publication, co-authored by researchers Marie Ireland, Sharyanne McLeod, and Kathryn Crowe. The publication, titled, “Evaluating Children in U.S. Public Schools With Speech Sound Disorders Considering Federal and State Laws, Guidance, and Research,” was recently published in the …

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SCSD Graduate Student Awarded F31 Predoctoral Fellowship

School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) graduate student Austin Thompson has been awarded an F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Institutes of Health. This award was created in order to enable promising students the opportunity to grow as research scientists through mentored research training. It will provide Thompson valuable support while he completes his …

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Researchers Explore Second-Language Acquisition Through Video Games

Four researchers of different disciplines have come together to study the impact of video gaming on second-language learning. This project was headed by FSU researchers Dr. Yolanda Rankin (School of Information) and Dr. Sana Tibi (School of Communication Sciences and Disorders). Titled “Designing a Socially Interactive Video Game,” this study was part of an internal …

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SCSD Graduate Student Awarded iThink Financial Community Foundation Scholarship

School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) graduate student Shirin Khambalia was one of three college students awarded the 2021-2022 iThink Financial Community Foundation Scholarship for her leadership, commitment to her community, and career goals. The iThink Financial Scholarship program awards high school, college, and trade school students $2,500 to help support themselves financially throughout …

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