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Fall & Spring Semester
Monday-Thursday: 10am-7pm
Friday: 9am-Noon
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 4pm-8pm

Our History

Our Fact Sheet

Our sheet offers a quick look at productivity and provides some important insights into our organization.

Our Start

The University Speaking Center opened in 2002 after much research and preparation by Joyce Ferguson (founding coordinator for UNCG’s Speaking Across the Curriculum Faculty Development program) and Amanda Gunn.  The University Speaking Center was originally part of a Communication Across the Curriculum program which was tied to SACS accreditation efforts.

Our First Ten Years

Written by Evan Zakia and distributed at the 12th Annual Excellence at the Center Conference, this is the story of the UNCG Speaking Center: Written in honor of is tenth academic year in operation, 2012-2013.  It is also a story in which the author participated, first as an undergraduate consultant from 2006-2008, and then as a graduate assistant from 2009-2012. 

Our Assessment Report

Formal assessment efforts representing the first ten years of operation can be obtained here. (PDF document)

Our Summary of Services Offered 2002-2018

A brief numerical summary of services provided by the Speaking Center can be found here. (Word document)

Our Resource Suggestions for Starting a Center

We are happy to provide a starting place for others.

Our Speaking Center Leadership History:

2002 – 2003

2002 – 2003

2003 –

2003 – 2005

Spring 2006

2006 – 2008

2004 – 2005

2005 – 2006

2007 – 2009

2008 – 2009

2008 – 2009

2009 – 2011

2009 – 2012

2009 – 2011

2010 – 2012

Spring 2011

2011 – 2013

2012 – 2013

2012 – 2013

2013 – 2014

2013 – 2014

Summer 2013

2013 +

2013 – 2014

Summer 2014

Summer 2014

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

Summer 2015

2015-2016

2015 – 2016

2015 – 2017

Fall 2016

Fall 2016

Spring 2017

Spring 2017

2017 – 2018

2017 – 2018

2017 – 2018

2017 – 2018

Spring 2018 – 2019

2018 – 2019

2018 – 2019

Fall 2018

Spring 2019

Spring 2019 –

Fall 2019 –

Fall 2019 –

Amanda Gunn, Founding Director

Jessica Delk McCall, Graduate Assistant

Kim Cuny, Inaugural Director

Sarah Wilde, Graduate Assistant

Sarah Wilde, Assistant to the Director

Sarah Wilde, Assistant Director

Alex Vizzier, Graduate Assistant

Jessica Moss, Graduate Assistant

Hema Yarragunta, Graduate Assistant

Will Bryant, Graduate Assistant

Erika Lytle, Assistant Director

Hema Yarragunta, Assistant Director

Evan Zakia, Graduate Assistant

Erin Ellis, Graduate Assistant

Alyssa Davis, Graduate Assistant

Erin Ellis, Assistant to the Assistant Director

Erin Ellis, Assistant Director

Crystal Sutton, Graduate Assistant

Truc Trinh, Graduate Assistant

Truc Trinh, Graduate Assistant Director

Shaquana Suggs, Graduate Assistant

Kendra Lilley, Graduate Assistant

Erin Ellis, Associate Director

David Covert, Graduate Assistant

Kendra Lilley, Graduate Assistant

Jenny Southard, Graduate Assistant

Kate Kehoe, Graduate Assistant

Shaquana Suggs, Graduate Assistant Director

Jenny Southard, Graduate Assistant

Chanese Belton, Graduate Assistant

Katelyn Wilkinson, Graduate Assistant

Taylor Williams,  Graduate Consultant

Matt Hudnall, Graduate Consultant

Jenny Southard, Graduate Assistant Director

Katie Marshall, Graduate Consultant

Taylor Williams, Graduate Assistant Director

Jenny Southard, Center Coordinator

Corey Bussiere, Graduate Assistant

Lauren Beard, Graduate Assistant

Miranda Tonkins, Graduate Consultant

Taylor Williams, Research Associate

Tyler Christian, Graduate Assistant

Rebecca Ray, Graduate Assistant

Jenny Southard, Research Associate

Gabriella Torello, Assistant to the Directors

Jenny Southard, Center Coordinator

Keviele McBride, Graduate Assistant

Berenice Del Rio, Graduate Assistant

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