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Teresa Wilkerson

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Assistant Dean of Adult Studies
School of Business
316-942-4291 ext. 2439
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Office: MN219
|Undergraduate Business|IDS|IBA|MBA|Communications

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Teresa Wilkerson is a professor in the disciplines of both business and communication at Newman University and serves as the Assistant Dean in the School of Business. She has been an educator, professional speaker and corporate strategic communication trainer for over 30 years whose clients have included Spirit Aerosystems, Cox Communication, United Way, Cessna/Hawker/Beechcraft, The Center for Entrepreneurship at Wichita State University, USD 259, as well as many local small business owners and political candidates. She specializes in pitch training for upstart companies and entrepreneurs and soft skills coaching.

M.A.
Education:
  • M.A. in Communication
  • B.A. in Mass Communication and Spanish
Areas of Expertise:
  • Pitch training for entrepreneurs
  • Soft skills coaching
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Group communication
Research Interest:
  • Generation Z
Publications & Presentations:

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Center for Entrepreneurship at Wichita State University Business Booster Series. Wichita, Ks
“Business Pitching:  Knowing the Essentials to Grab Attention” (Feb 2017, Oct. 2017)

Youth Entrepreneurs:  High School Training Session.  Wichita, Ks
“Pitching for Beginners” (2017)

Center for Entrepreneurship at Wichita State University Business Booster Series. Wichita, Ks.
“Business Pitching:  Knowing the Essentials to Grab Attention” (Oct. 2016)

Cessna/Hawker/Textron Professional Management Leadership Development Series. Wichita, Ks.
“Communication-It’s More than Just Talk” (2015)

Wichita Manufacturer’s Association. Wichita, Ks.
“Meetings, Madness, and Mayhem” (2015)

Wheat State Telephone Company-Udall, Ks.
“Communication: It's Not Just All Talk” (2015)

Alternative High School Teachers and Staff. Wichita, Ks.
“Communication: It's Not Just All Talk” (2015)

National Organization of Women Business Owners. Wichita, Ks.
“Meetings, Madness, and Mayhem” (2015)

Cox Communication:  Field Operations Leadership. Wichita, Ks.
“Let’s Get Passionate!  Leadership thru Enthusiasm” (2015

Cox Communication:  Human Resource Professionals. Wichita, Ks.
“Let’s Get Passionate!  Leadership thru Enthusiasm” (2015)

Thomson Reuters Customer Conference. Wichita, Ks.
“Communication: It's Not Just All Talk” (2015)

Casling Medical Imaging Provider Customer Conference.  Dodge City, Ks.
“Let’s Get Passionate!  Leadership thru Enthusiasm” (2014)

Cessna/Hawker/Textron Professional Management Leadership Development Series. Wichita, Ks.
“Meetings, Madness and Mayhem” (2014)

Wichita Area Association of Realtors. Wichita, Ks.
“Speech 101” (2014)

Cessna/Hawker/Textron Professional Management Leadership Development Series. Wichita, Ks.
“Speech 101” (2014)

Newman University-Administrative Assistants Lunch & Learn. Wichita, Ks.
“Netiquette” (2014)

Young Professionals of Wichita. Wichita, Ks.
“What Did You Mean by That?  Nonverbal Communication” (2014)

Newman University-Freshman Orientation. Wichita, Ks.
“Rights and Responsibilities of the Student” (2014)

Newman University-Student Leadership Conference. Wichita, Ks.
“Communication & Leadership—We’re Linked Together” (2013)

Wichita Chamber of Commerce. Wichita, Ks.
“Netiquette” (2013)

Young Professionals of Wichita. Wichita, Ks.
“Speech 101” (2013)

National Organization of Insurance Professionals –Wichita Chapter. Wichita, Ks.
“Meetings, Madness and Mayhem” (2013)

Dress for Success Wichita. Wichita, Ks.
“Communication: It's Not Just All Talk” (2012)

Kansas Non-Profit Chamber of Service. Wichita, Ks.
“Meetings, Madness and Mayhem” (2012)

Wichita Chamber of Commerce Sunrise Breakfast. Wichita, Ks.
“Meetings, Madness and Mayhem” (2012)

Kansas Non-Profit Chamber of Service. Wichita, Ks.
“Let’s Get Passionate!  Leadership thru Enthusiasm!” (2012)

Public Relations Society of America -Western Division National Conference.  Denver, Co.
“Meetings, Madness and Mayhem” (2012)

Public Relations Society Association –Wichita Chapter. Wichita, Ks.
“Speech 101-Tips and Hints in Professional Presentations” (2011)

USD 259 Data Technical Department Communication Series. Wichita, Ks.
“Understanding the Dynamics of Small Group Communication in a Business Setting” (2011)
“Meetings, Madness and Mayhem!” (2011)
“Strategies for Effective Meeting Management” (2011)

United Way of the Plains. Wichita, Ks.
“Speech 101” (2010)

USD 259 Data Technical Department Communication Series. Wichita, Ks.
“Communication—It's Not Just All Talk” (2010)
“Effectively Communicating Your Message in a High-tech Low-touch World.” (2010)
“It's a Small 'Group' World After All” (2010)

Boeing Military Women’s Program. Wichita, Ks.
“And, Would You Like to Say a Few Words to the Group?”-Learning how to Speak on your Feet with Confidence” (1990)

Friends University High School Communication Career Seminar. Wichita, Ks.
“ ‘Didja Want Some Smnrfers or Kdjudmn With Your Order, Sir?’ -Why Speaking Clearly in the Workplace is Essential to Career Advancement” (1990)

Kansas Funeral Directors Association Convention. Wichita, Ks.
“Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On” -Tips and techniques to help overcome the fear of public speaking.” (1989)

Recognition & Awards:
  • 2013 Newman University Student Retention Award Recipient
LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/teresa-wilkerson-a21aa21b/

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