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Public Speaking Seminar for Graduate Students, Feb. 12

Guest Speaker: Scott Morgan

February 10, 2014 10:25 PM
This Wednesday, February 12, there will be a special seminar for graduate students on public speaking:

"Improve Your Public Speaking"
Guest Speaker: Scott Morgan 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Commons 331

Scott Morgan, President of The Morgan Group of Washington, DC, provides media training and public speaking tips to a variety of organizations, and universities. Morgan is a Senior Associate of the Abshire Inamori Leadership Academy, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in DC.

Scott Morgan has been teaching communication skills since 1994. His clients have included the National Institutes of Health, Mount Sinai Hospital, the Mayo Clinic, Merck, Celgene, the Environmental Protection Agency, City of Hope Cancer Center, and Harvard Medical school, as well as several universities including Cornell, Duke, North Carolina State, Ohio State, Texas A&M, and Universities of Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, and North Carolina. He has 30 years of broadcast experience and has taught media and communication strategy at several think tanks in the Washington area, including the Brookings Institution, the Center for a New American Security, the U.S. Institute of Peace, and the World Resources Institute. Morgan graduated with honors from the University of California at Davis and is the coauthor of Speaking about Science: A Manual for Creating Clear Presentations (Cambridge University Press, 2006).

For more about Scott Morgan, click here.

For more about Morgan's sessions and clients, click here.

Please RSVP to the event here
: We are working on options for webcasting, and will post more information on the MyUMBC page. 

This seminar will provide some preparation for UMBC's Graduate Research Conference (GRC). All graduate students are strongly encouraged to participate in the conference. The deadline for the GRC's pre-registration is this Saturday, Feb. 15. Please see details for the GRC here:

Faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and staff are welcome to attend. Please RSVP on MyUMBC:

A light lunch of sandwiches, soup, salad, and cookies will be served.

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