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Employers rate oral & written communication essential for career readiness.

2014 National Association of Colleges and Employers survey

Persuasion & collaboration abilities are two of the top soft skills desired by companies.

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Speech Minor

REQUIREMENTS

  • SPCH 101 – Fundamentals of Public Speaking
  • 15 hours of Speech Electives (9 hours of 300 level or higher)

COURSES

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Theater Workshop
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Spoken Word Poetry
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Directing
  • Speaking Through Technology
  • Social Movement Rhetoric

SPONSORED SPEECH EVENTS

Speech Forum Debate

“The US Senate should repeal its filibuster rule”

Tuesday, 11.1 @ 7 pm
Peltier Auditorium

Relate open mic nights

Relate to transparency

Thursday, 10.6.22 @ 7 pm
Mary and Al Danos Theater

Nicholls players

The memorandum

by Václav Havel
10.27-10.28 at 7 pm & 10.30 at 2 pm and 7 pm
Mary and Al Danos Theater

Speech Forum Debate

Next Event

“The US Senate should repeal its filibuster rule”

Tuesday, 11.1 @ 7 pm
in Peltier Auditorium

Relate Open Mic Nights

Next Event

Relate to Transparency

Thursday, 10.6.22 @ 7 pm
in the Mary and Al Danos Theater

Nicholls Players

Next Event

The Memorandum

by Václav Havel
10.27-10.28 at 7 pm &
10.30 at 2 pm and 7 pm
in the Mary and Al Danos Theater

Mary M. Danos Theater

News & Events

Speech News and Events

Speech Forum April 26

Date: Tuesday, April 26Time: 7 pmTopic: Should the federal government forgive student debt? This term’s forum will be on Tuesday, April 26 at 7 pm …

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MACO Events

Fall 2019 Speech Forum Debater Try-Outs

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Speech Forum Spring 2019 Results

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MACO Events

Spring 2018 Speech Forum

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Speech Forum Nov. 8

Don’t miss our fall speech forum Wednesday, Nov. 8, where students will debate if university decision-making should include all relevant student organizations, including SGA.

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SPEECH FACULTY

Dr. Daniel Bloomingdale

Instructor, Speech
101-B Talbot Hall
985.448.4579
daniel.bloomingdale@nicholls.edu

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Ms. Anna Broussard

Assistant Professor, Speech & Theatre
Director of Nicholls Players
101-F Talbot Hall
985.448.2673
anna.broussard@nicholls.edu

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Mr. Farren Clark

Assistant Professor, Speech
CROWN Coordinator
101-E Talbot Hall
985.448.4121
farren.clark@nicholls.edu

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Kayla Hastrup Whitney

Assistant Professor
100-D Talbot Hall
985.448.4584
kayla.hastrup@nicholls.edu

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Department of Mass Communication (MACO)

Office Location

102 Talbot Hall

Mailing Address

PO Box 2031, Thibodaux, LA 70310

Phone

985.448.4586
fax: 985.448.4577

Email

Dr. James Stewart, Head

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