July 23, 2024

Speaking Center Staff Present at Conference

(From left to right): Mariah Young, Danielle DeVille, Professor Esther Yook, Russell Michaelson, and Tom Pacheco.

(From left to right): Mariah Young, Danielle DeVille, Professor Esther Yook, Russell Michaelson, and Tom Pacheco.

Four UMW Speaking Center consultants and Speaking Center Director Esther Yook presented papers at the National Association of Communication Centers conference held at the University of North Carolina Greensboro from April 19 – 21.

Mariah Young and Danielle DeVille received the Undergraduate Research Award for their research “Achieving the Unachievable: The Effectiveness of a Communication Center in the Absence of a Communication Department.” They, along with Tom Pacheco and Russell Michelson, will be presenting at the Undergraduate Research and Creativity Day on Friday, April 26.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.