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The privilege of working with college age students and beyond to assist them in polishing their presentation skills has been the focus of my professional career.”

Bio

The privilege of working with college age students and beyond to assist them in polishing their presentation skills and reducing speech anxiety has been the focus of my professional career. I have been a corporate facilitator and public speaker working with large and small companies to improve both speaking and communication skills. Working with a wide range of individuals, including politicians and beauty pageant contestants, my private consulting and corporate practice continues to enrich my classroom teaching.

I received my degrees from Boston University and Columbia in speech and continued my studies at The Citadel. I am an avid learner and continue to study and go to classes to enrich myself and my students. My classroom has high professional standards, while being a fun and enriching experience.

Outside the classroom, I have brought Toastmasters International to the campus and continue as the advisor.  In addition, I initiated and continue to host The Outstanding Speaker Competition. My motto is to learn a great deal while having a great time.

Areas of Expertise

  • Advanced business communication
  • Communication in the workplace
  • Presentation skills
  • Public speaking
  • Special occasion speeches

Certifications

  • Protecting Human Research Participants (PHRP) Certification

Awards

  • 2016: Johnson & Wales University Academic Teacher of the Year

Sample Courses

  • ENG 3016: Advanced Business Communication
  • ILS 2330: The Good Life