News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

PHOTOS: Celebrating Representation During Latinx Heritage Month

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER ’17 | September 21, 2020
Inspired by the arts and multimedia, five Knights discuss their cultural pride and the importance of representation. In 1968, Hispanic Heritage Week launched a cultural celebration that would expand 20...

New Faculty Members Join CHPS

Written By: David Janosik | August 24, 2020
We are so happy to welcome our new faculty to the College of Health Professions and Sciences for 2020-21! Nine faculty have joined their colleagues in the School of Communication...

ASHA Voices: Working at Diversity Awareness in Higher Education

Written By: J.D. Gray | August 14, 2020
On this episode of the podcast, higher education takes on the moment in two distinct ways. We hear the story behind a program created to raise diversity awareness among faculty...

New CSD Pilot Telehealth Clinical Instruction Initiative Keeps Students on Track for Graduation

Written By: David Janosik | July 10, 2020
A new clinical instruction initiative in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is ensuring that students in the master’s program get the patient-contact hours they need for graduation. The...

UCF CARD Receives $150,000 Gift to Help Those with Autism and Their Families

Written By: David Janosik | June 10, 2020
The UCF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities recently received a gift of $150,000 from Providing Autism Links & Supports(PALS). UCF CARD is one of seven regional resource centers established...

Linda I. Rosa-Lugo Elected to National ASHA Post

Written By: David Janosik | June 8, 2020
Linda I. Rosa-Lugo, Associate Dean of Faculty Excellence and Graduate and Global Affairs, was recently elected Vice President for Speech-Language Pathology Practice for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Her three-year term...

A Message from Our Dean on Our Commitment to Stand Up for What Is Right

Written By: Christopher D. Ingersoll | June 4, 2020
Dear CHPS students, faculty and staff- The heartbreaking events of the past week emphasize the significant and persistent racial injustices that exist in our nation. I share in your feelings...

UCF Develops Course to Enhance the Care of Patients Recovering From COVID-19

Written By: Megan Pabian | May 22, 2020
The fully online course is available through the graduate clinical speech pathology program and intends to prepare professionals to meet the complex needs of patients.

Communication Sciences and Disorders Alumna Prepares to Teach in Bulgaria

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | May 18, 2020
While many students wonder what path they will take after graduation, Emily Bom already knew where her path would lead her – to Bulgaria. Starting in January 2021, the Spring...

Associate Professor Kenyatta Rivers Leaves a Lasting Impact on Students and Profession

Written By: David Janosik | May 15, 2020
Associate Professor Kenyatta Rivers recently passed away. His devoted friends and family members, and UCF students, colleagues and alumni remember his dedication to his profession. Kenyatta Rivers, a retired faculty...

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