News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Mike Murray ‘Make a Difference’ Scholarship Honors Legacy and Inspires Recipients to Use Their Voice to Help Others

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | November 8, 2019
Mike Murray (a.k.a. “Da Voice”) of Orlando, an ardent UCF supporter and an expert communicator, is the inspiration for the newest scholarship for graduate students in UCF’s School of Communication...

Communication Sciences and Disorders Professor Honored With Luminary Award

Written By: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | October 25, 2019
Martine Vanryckeghem was honored this week as a recipient of the Luminary Award, an award given to UCF faculty who are making an impact on the world through their research...

CSD Students Join Camp We Sign for Adaptive Production of “Snow White”

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | July 31, 2019
Children from Camp We Sign, a Central Florida summer camp for children with hearing or language disorders, traveled through the Enchanted Forest with Snow White, Prince Charming and the Evil...

Internships Provide a Variety of Opportunities for CSD Students

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | June 24, 2019
Public schools, private clinics, nursing homes and hospitals are just a few places where communication sciences and disorders students intern during the year. With more than 200 community partnerships, there...

Alumna Named Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year for Orange County Public Schools

Written By: Amber Suarez Holsen | June 12, 2019
Amber (Suarez) Holsen ’14 MA was recently named Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year for Orange County Public Schools. Here is her story: I graduated from UCF with my bachelor’s and...

UCF Students Help Immigrants in Maitland Adjust to American Life

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER '17 | April 15, 2019
Every Thursday evening at 6 p.m., a small group gathers in the cafeteria of Maitland Presbyterian Church. Their reason for coming together has nothing to do with faith or religion....

Brazilian Government Sponsors Visiting Educator

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | April 12, 2019
Cátia Crivelenti de Figueiredo Walter, Ph.D., an educator from the State University of Rio de Janeiro and the graduate program in education, is studying augmentative and alternative communication devices with...

Vanryckeghem Honored as Pegasus Professor

Written By: Allison Hurtado | April 3, 2019
Among the faculty members celebrated at today’s Founders’ Day Honors Convocation is Martine Vanryckeghem, professor of communication sciences and disorders, who was honored as a Pegasus Professor. The Pegasus Professor...

Graduate Students Win UCF and College Awards for Outstanding Research, Teaching

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 and Karen Guin | April 1, 2019
Michael La Monica ’18Ph.D. is the recipient of UCF’s 2018-19 award for Outstanding Dissertation in the Social Science, Humanities, Education, Business, Art and Health category. He completed his doctorate in...

Belgium Students Complete Externship at Aphasia House

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | February 27, 2019
Fiebe Cuvelier and Maud De Craemer are two students visiting from VIVES University in Belgium for a six-week externship program in the School of Communications Sciences and Disorders. The students...