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Apr 18, 2019

Episode 32: Professional Communication and Workplace Skills


In today’s episode, we will be exploring a growing focus on the importance of communication in the workplace and how several Ivy Tech initiatives are meeting that need through an intentional focus on increasing workplace skills throughout our students’ academic experiences. Part of that work includes the Professional and Community Communication Certificate, which provides coursework as well as internship and other work-and-learn opportunities.


Call To Action

We hope today’s conversation has helped you to learn more about how Ivy Tech is preparing students to communicate effectively in the workplace. You can learn even more by visiting the program web page at


Get In Touch!

  • You can reach out to our panel:
    • Chris Lowery, senior vice president, workforce alignment
    • Stacy Townsley, executive director, workforce alignment operations and implementation
    • Gwenn Eldridge, assistant vice president, academic transitions and support
    • Allison Toren, assistant professor, communication, Kokomo Campus
  • You can connect with Kara Monroe on twitter @KNMTweets
  • You can connect with Anne Valentine on twitter @indypenny
  • Reach out with show ideas, comments, or questions via twitter or at our email address
  • Leave us a voice mail at 317-572-5049. Respond to the Call for Action, ask a question, give a shout out to a colleague, or an episode suggestion.
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  • Thanks as always to Jen Edds at The Brassy Broadcasting Company. Jen provides our theme music, recording, and post production services.