SCSD Doctoral Student Awarded McKnight Doctoral Fellowship

Shaylyn King, FSU School of Communication and Science Disorders (SCSD) doctoral student, is a recipient of the Florida Education Fund (FEF) McKnight Doctoral Fellowship for the 2021-2022 academic year. This program was created in 1984 to address the underrepresentation of minorities in crucial disciplines at colleges and universities in Florida. Since its creation, the FAF …


SCSD Researchers Explore Impact of the Pandemic on Parents and SLPs

This article was written by CCI Media Intern Leah Abounader. FSU School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) Assistant Professor Dr. Michelle Therrien leads a team of researchers in the School who are investigating parent and speech-language pathologist (SLP) experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. The project is part of the FSU’s Council on Research and …


SCSD Doctoral Candidate and Associate Professor Publish Paper on Alleviating Burnout in SLPs

School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) doctoral candidate Leesa Marante and Associate Professor Dr. Kelly Farquharson had their research published by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in the June 8, 2021 issue of Perspectives. Their publication titled, “Tackling Burnout in the School Setting: Practical Tips for School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists,” provides strategies for Speech-Language Pathologists …


SCSD Assistant Professor Promotes Diverse Children’s Books

SCSD Assistant professor promotes diverse children's books

The article below was written by Ellis Liebeskind-Blaufarb of Tallahassee Democrat and edited by CD Davidson- Hiers. It was published on the front page of the Tallahassee Democrat on Saturday, June 19, 2021.  Changing the way we approach children’s books, Florida State University professor Lakeisha Johnson and her 5 year-old daughter Maya developed their own …


15 FSU Students Inducted into the National ASL Honor Society

FSU Students Inducted into ASL Honor Society article graphic

At the end of the Spring 2021 semester, 15 undergraduate students from FSU were inducted into the American Sign Language Honor Society (ASLHS). The FSU Chapter of ASLHS is an organization that allows students to receive special recognition by demonstrating their hard work and dedication to studying American Sign Language. Students are inducted into the …


Doctoral Student Awarded Scholarship from Communication Disorders Interest Network

School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (SCSD) doctoral student Sara Collins was awarded the Student and Early Career Professional (SECP) Scholarship sponsored by the Communication Disorders Interest Network. The scholarship will be used to support her attendance at the 145th Annual Meeting of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) where she will …