Michelle Jewell, Communication Center Coordinator: Michelle received a BA and MA in Speech Communication from the University of Alabama where she was also a nationally ranked speech team competitor. Michelle taught communication courses at the University of South Alabama for seven years and served as Basic Course Director, training graduate students to teach public speaking. In 2004, Michelle joined the JMU faculty to develop the Communication Center, a speech tutoring service for students, faculty and staff. She also teaches courses in the General Education Program and the School of Communication Studies. Her research interests are speech pedagogy, communication centers and PowerPoint.
- Paige Normand, Writing and Communication Specialist:
Paige tutors for both the Writing Center and the Communication Center and teaches in the School of Media Art and Design. She received her M.A. in English Literature from the University of Texas at Austin where she was the Outreach Coordinator for the UT Undergraduate Writing Center, taught for the Division of Rhetoric and Writing, and tutored the Longhorn football players. Her interests include multimedia pedagogy, learning center development, and kittens.