The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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September 9, 2012

NRCTC plans to offer public speaking course

New River Community and Technical College will offer a six-week public speaking course on Saturday mornings beginning Sept. 29.  The class will meet from 9 a.m. until noon at New River’s Jefferson Office Park location in downtown Lewisburg.

This course is designed to give participants the tools and confidence needed to engage their audience and convey thoughts, ideas, information and instruction.

Upon completion, attendees will be able to address groups with confidence and conduct presentations to colleagues and clients, make positive and lasting impressions during interviews and interact with others in any situation.

The skills and experiences gained during the course will be invaluable to students, teachers, public safety/service employees, supervisors and managers, job applicants and anyone wanting to gain confidence and bearing in a public setting.

Instructor Helen Ann Barlow has more than 40 years of experience in public school and university settings as a teacher of theater/drama, stage production, advanced-placement English and broadcasting/journalism.

She has also acted in and directed stage productions at the high school, college and community theater levels. She is a graduate of Edinburg University, in Pennsylvania.

Tuition is $150, and preregistration is required by Sept. 15.

For more information, or to register, call Wanda Coleman or Gloria Kincaid in the New River Community and Technical College Office of Workforce Education at Jefferson Office Park, 304-793-3001, 304-793-6101, or e-mail wcoleman@newriver.edu.

 

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