Dr. Therrien Receives ASH Grant

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Dr. Michelle Therrien is a professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders. She recently received a grant from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation for her project, Training Preschool Teachers to Support Peer Interaction for Children with Complex Communication Needs. The outline of the project states: “Friendships and peer interactions play an important role in …

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Doctoral Students Present Research, Win Awards

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College of Communication and Information doctoral students and faculty members gathered at FSU’s Alumni Center Ballroom for the annual Doctoral Student Research Presentation and Reception on November 5, 2019. Twenty posters from the FSU’s School of Communication, School of Information, and School of Communication Science and Disorders competed for awards. See below for a list …

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Meet SCSD Doctoral Student: Iris Davis

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1. Where did you grow up?  I grew up in Blountstown, FL. Blountstown is a rural community with approximately 5000 people, and it is one of the small towns you pass on the way to Panama City. 2. What made you choose FSU? I have been a fan of FSU since I was a young …

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Michelle Therrien Attends Google Conference

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Earlier this month Assistant Professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders Michelle Therrien was invited to a workshop at Google in San Francisco. The workshop brought experts in speech, language, and neurology together with Google researches, engineers, and product managers to discuss recent advances in machine learning for people with disabilities. Therrien’s background …

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SCSD Collaboration Receives $25,000 in Funding

SCSD to Collaborate on new project

Each semester, the Office of Proposal Development hosts events called Collaborative Collisions. These events encourage researchers from all FSU Colleges, Departments, and Centers to come together and discuss potential collaborations around specific topics. In the past, topics have included “Smart Cities,” “Environment,” and “Mental Health and Well-Being.” “The goal of Collaborative Collision events is to …

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Summer of Success for Dr. Constantino

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Dr. Christopher Constantino, an assistant professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders, has been awarded an Advancing Academic-Research Careers (AARC) grant from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). This award is designed to support academic-research careers of junior-level faculty in the field of communication science and disorders. Dr. Constantino was awarded one of ten …

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Listen Camp Connects Children Experiencing Hearing Loss

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Founded by faculty member and speech-language pathologist Linda Sasser, FSU’s L.L. Schendel Speech and Hearing Clinic hosted its first-ever Listen Camp in late July. Partnering with the FSU School of Communication Science and Disorders graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology, the camp provided fun activities for eight campers suffering with hearing loss. Aged from kindergarten to …

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