University Speaking Center

National Communication Association's 2017 and 2019 Recipient for Outstanding Undergraduate Consultant

Our Consultants

Veronica Shoemaker is a Communication Studies and Spanish double major. She became a consultant at the University Speaking Center in the fall of 2017, so she could share her love of the art of public speaking with her peers on campus. Her goal is to show the clients that public speaking Is not something to be feared, but to be embraced with confidence and a positive attitude. She is originally from Livonia, Michigan and moved to North Carolina to pursue a higher education and career in Motorsports. She is extremely interested in Public Relations and hopes to work in the Motorsports industry post-graduation. 

Jordan Whitley is a second year, communication studies graduate student. She is from China Grove, North Carolina, and her aspirations after school is to be an educator. This is her first year with the University Speaking Center, but she is looking forward to meeting with students and taking on a new experience. Her favorite quote and life motto is, "Be somebody that makes everyone feel like a somebody," by the Kid President.