Communication Studies Faculty
Tom has taught basic speech courses (Public Speaking, Voice & Articulation and Oral Interpretation) in Boston at Northeastern University, Massachusetts College Of Art, the Boston Center For Adult Education, and at Emporia State College, Emporia, Kansas. He has been a Speech Consultant in Central Massachusetts providing training in communication skills for clients in various businesses and commercial organizations. These skills range from accent reduction and vocal dynamics to competence in professional speaking presentations.
Tom has also been buying and selling collectable records for over 20 years--a profitable hobby that began when he was taking post-graduate classes at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
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Communication studies dept. news
Find out how Communication Studies students, faculty, and alumni are exploring and reshaping the way the world communicates.
Rich West, Professor, learned that his co-edited anthology Sourcebook of Family Communication (Sage Publications) was selected as the Outstanding Book for the Family Communication Division. The Division, one of the largest units in the National Communication Association (NCA), selects a book each year that represents “exemplary scholarship” as it relates to the family and all of its various issues, themes, and challenges. The award will be presented at NCA”s annual convention in Washington D.C. in November. The book is co-edited with Lynn Turner (Marquette University), who, like West, is a past President of NCA.