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Center for Professional Communication
Our mission is to help you achieve academic, intellectual, and professional goals by providing instruction and guidance in all facets of communication, from writing and speaking to listening and group or team interaction.

Center for Professional Communication



The center is located in the College of Business Annex 015 and is open by appointment. To make an appointment with a Center for Professional Communication faculty member or communication consultant, please schedule a consultation. You will have the option to choose one of the following services: 

  • Communicating Effectively @ Copeland Associates (Integrated Business Cluster)
  • Writing for Accounting
  • Writing for Business Courses
  • Presenting for Business Courses
  • Writing for Business Communication
  • Writing for Strategy 

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“Business communication is different than academic. Employers are looking for specific things: clarity, conciseness, and tone. Our mission is to help students develop those skills." —Professor Catherine Penrod, director of the Center for Professional Communication

Professional Communication Faculty & Staff

Associate Professor of Instruction in Management; Director, Strategic Leadership Certificate, EAP-Mgt
Copeland 401D
Professor of Instruction in Management; Director, Center for Professional Communication
Muck 014
Assistant Professor of Instruction of Management