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

Kimberly M. Cuny


UNC Greensboro Professional Appointments

Director, The University Speaking Center
Co-Director, The Multiliteracy Centers
Senior Academic Professional, Communication Studies

Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Theatre
Office: 3332 MHRA
Phone: 336-256-1346
Fax: 336-256-3281
Email: kmcuny@uncg.edu



Kimberly M. Cuny, MFA, holds a faculty appointment with UNC Greensboro’s Communication Studies Department and has served as the director of The University Speaking Center for the past 14 years. Kim is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School of Theatre where she is a North Carolina Theatre for Young People teaching artist. Kim is currently serving as Co-Director of UNCG’s Multiliteracy Centers program. Kim is Managing Editor of The Communication Center Journal and Student Advocate for the Communication Centers Section of the National Communication Association (NCA).  She earned the NCA’s Beth VonTill Communication Centers Newcomer Award and Linda Hobgood Distinguished Service to Communication Centers Award, the National Association of Communication Centers’ Joyce G. Ferguson Research Award, and Teaching Excellence for her part time classroom work at Guilford Technical Community College.

Over the past 25 years, Kim has published more than 30 peer-reviewed pedagogical innovations, book chapters, and journal articles. Kim’s recent publications include an essay on the role employee engagement plays in successfully running a peer-to-peer learning space in Communicating Advice and a coauthored chapter on supporting marginalized voices in building sustained community movements in Teaching Communication Activism: Communication Education for Social Justice.  Kim’s pedagogical and creative interests include radical pedagogy, experiential learning, speaking center studies, teaching tolerance, and use of storytelling, along with process drama, to help young children and adults with disabilities make sense of the world around them. On her first day of kindergarten, Kim told her classmates the story of Chicken Little, and she has been telling stories to children ever since.


MFA  The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Theatre for Young Audiences
M.A.  The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Communication Studies
B.A.   Monmouth University, Speech, Communication, and Theatre

Courses Taught

Communicating Ethically Contemporary Global Issues in Free Speech
Creative Dramatics Critical Discourse
Independent Guided Study Speaking Center Internship Studies
Relational Communication Introduction to Communication
Public Speaking Nonverbal Communication
Speaking Center Theory and Practice Speech Fundamentals
Storytelling Studies in Communication Across the Curriculum
Theatre Appreciation Oral Communication Skills (MPA)


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