Farewell to a Friend: Katherine Morse

Katherine “Kay” Morse, FSU alumna and one of the first graduates of our Master’s Speech Pathology program, passed away peacefully at age 90 on October 21, 2015. While at Florida State, she served as President of Zeta Phi Eta, directed a play at Jefferson High School in Tampa and experienced what she told her family were some …

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Delta Zeta Raises $12,620 at Homeruns for Hearing

On October 16, Delta Zeta hosted their first annual Homeruns for Hearing. All proceeds benefitted the FSU Speech and Hearing Clinic as well as the Starkey Hearing Foundation, a non-profit that provides hearing aids to underprivileged individuals in third world countries. The Fall philanthropy event featured a homerun derby, a BBQ, various lawn games and a silent …

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

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 …

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SCSD Alum Tanya Shores Finds Her Calling as District ESE Administrator

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 …

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FSU Alum Jennifer Alcorn Runs Successful Speech Pathology Blog

Jennifer Alcorn (M.S. Communication Science & Disorders, ’07) has taken the speech pathology world by storm with her blog, Crazy Speech World. Additionally, she works with Leon County Public Schools with students from preschool through fifth grade. She has also been published in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s journal, the ASHA Leader. Clearly, Alcorn has a lot on her …

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Alumna Dr. Robin Parker Leaves Lasting Legacy in Autism

Dr. Robin Parker, Florida State alumna and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) professor, passed away July 16, 2014 at age 50, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Parker worked with children and adults on the autism spectrum for 25+ years, and helped pioneer treatment for autism through the use of mobile apps. Recently, Parker was honored …

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