Communications & Presentation Skills for Professionals

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Date(s) - Sep 15 2022
10:30 am - 12:00 pm


What does it mean to present in an audience-centered way with “conversational presence”?

In this interactive, online workshop, Dr. Allie Rowland will provide real-world communication skills training grounded in empirical research and participant self-reflection.

We will address managing speaking anxiety, vocal and physical delivery, and facilitating engaging discussions. 

Issues of equity will be foregrounded. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn to manage feelings of communication apprehension.
  • Recognize various vocal and physical delivery styles.
  • Discover how to lead lively discussions.
  • Identify the points at which communication and equity challenges overlap.

About the Presenter:
Dr. Allie Rowland (she/they) is Associate Professor of Rhetoric in the Performance & Communication Arts department at St. Lawrence University. She also directs the Maurer Rhetoric & Communication Program, a speaking-across-the-curriculum initiative. She lives in Canton with her partner and two kids and avidly consumes contemporary literary fiction.

This workshop is scheduled to be online via Zoom. The 1.5-hour session will be on September 15 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm.

September 15 Session – Register Here