Spring 2023

Please contact the Center’s Director to set up a class visit or tailored workshop.

Dr. Leah Schweitzer –

(540) 654-1347


Speaking Center consultants have created a series of tutorials that touch on the topics that they are most often asked to speak about. The videos are in the YouTube playlist below, and can be found on the UMW Speaking Services YouTube Channel. Each video is shareable and can be embedded on course Canvas pages.

The playlist includes:

1) Speaking Services FAQs

2) Introduction to the Speaking Side

3) Communication Apprehension

4) Class Discussion

5) Presentation Basics

6) Group Presentations

7) Tips for Making Response Videos

8) Visual Aids

9) Virtual Presentation and Recording

10) What not to do when you have to present online