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WHY UAF COMMUNICATES

The UAF Communication Center increases the personal, professional, and civic impact of UAF by enhancing the communication competence of its community members.

We are a student-focused resource center that offers assistance and coaching services for a wide range of needs, including:

  • Speech outline structuring
  • Critical listening
  • Topic selection
  • Presentation practice
  • Thesis statements development
  • Nonverbals
  • Communication anxiety management
  • Mock interview prep
  • Visual aid assistance
  • Video review
   
... and more! Schedule a one-on-one 30 minute session with a Communication Coach. We're here to help you with anything communication related.
         

 

 



 

 


 

COACHES

 

UAF Communication Center is lead by the Department of Communication and Journalism (COJO) Faculty and Graduate Teaching Assistants in the Professional Communication program. The Center is helping students prepare for course-related oral presentations, as well as for speaking engagements outside the classroom. 

 

  Dr. Amy May, Ph.D.
Amy May
Co-Director & Coach
Assistant Professor
Department of Communication & Journalism
  Victoria McDermott
Tori McDermott
Co-Director & Coach
Assistant Professor
Department of Communication & Journalism
  Taylor H Caslin
Taylor H Caslin
Assistant Director & Coach
Graduate Teaching Assistant
MA, Professional Communication '24
  Emily Paine
Emily Paine
Coach
Graduate Teaching Assistant
MA, Professional Communication '24

 

This could be you! Interested in becoming a public speaking leader? Contact Amy May for more information! amay11@alaska.edu

 

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