Public Speaking 101


Sep. 24, 2021, 1pm to 2pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Hybrid: Gather 1 & 2 (GTW 268 & 269) & Webex


In this workshop, we will review how to share effective and engaging stories and presentations. This is a skill that employers of all fields and disciplines are exceedingly searching for in potential employees. Great ideas fall short if they are not clearly communicated.  In this workshop, we will review how to communicate with purpose, passion, and poise. Learn how to present clearly and confidently in any situation, analyze your audience, organize information, use body language effectively, and use compelling slides and visual aids. You will also have the opportunity to hear from individuals on how they overcome their anxiety and fear of public speaking. By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Learn tips & tricks for writing a public speech and/or presentation
  • Learn strategies for how to overcome your fear of public speaking and how to present under pressure
  • Learn techniques for better public speaking
  • Better understand how we communicate to a variety of audiences 

The Grad Academy Pillars: Communication, Career Prep

The Grad Academy Program: PGCPP, GTC, GRC, GRA Elective

Learning Experience:Interactive

Time Commitment: < 2 hours

Lifecycle Stage: N/A


  • Rachel Allen, Visiting Lecturer, Department of Communication Studies
  • Stephanie Willes, Visiting Lecturer, Department of Communication Studies

Admision Information

This workshop is open to graduate students. Please log in to your Grad Rebel Gateway account and click on The Grad Academy tab to RSVP for this workshop.

Contact Information

Nevena Cvijetic
Graduate College

External Sponsor

Graduate College