Leslie Fernandez-Lopez joined MSU in 2016 where she worked as an Office Assistant at The College Communication Arts and Sciences in the Student Affairs Department. In September of 2018, she joined the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders. She is the Coordinator of Academic Programs and Administrative Assistant of the Department. She administers for both the MA and PhD graduate programs of CSD. The position oversees all aspects of student education from application to graduation, alumni contacts as well as course scheduling and room reservations. She also supports the department chair and faculty.