Room 330, Suite F, Smith-Curtis
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I believe in the value of creating an invitational classroom. Students and the instructor shape the learning environment and have a responsibility to "listen so others may speak and speak so others may listen" (Littlejohn).
Ph.D.: Communication Studies, University of Nebraska
MA: Administrative Arts, Doane College
BA: Business Administration, Chadron State College
Communicating Through Dialogue
Communication in a Contemporary Society
Liberal Arts Seminar
Co-Chair of the Strategic Planning Steering Committee 2019-2021
Member of the faculty/staff band "Release Time"
Help design and facilitate the annual Envision Vocational Dialogue Project
Collaborated with students and colleagues to design and facilitate dialogues intended to invite the NWU community into dialogues about critical issues.
Present workshops on public speaking
Present workshops on incorporating dialogue into the college classroom
2012 Margaret J. Prouty Faculty Teaching Award
2012 Named a "Notable Woman" by the NWU Women's Commission
2010 NWU Advocate for Diversity
2006-2007 – Exemplary Teacher by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church
Member of the National Communication Association
Member of Call To Action