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Eastern Illinois University’s Speakers Microphone PodiumBureau

EIU provides a comprehensive list of speakers in a wide variety of topics organized here by subject matter. Our goal is to offer our faculty, staff, registered student organizations, etc a resource for finding quality speakers for their upcoming events

You can search the database of speakers by keyword, speaker, or topic category. Contact information for each speaker is located on the individual pages which provide detail on their area's of expertise.

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  • Dana Barnard
  • Sandra Bowman
    • The Respectful Workplace - Examine relationships in the workplace and what we can do to improve our own workplace behavior and also to influence others.  Identify several models that can be applied to workplace situations.  Consider the impact of our behavior on others.

  • Janice Collins
    • Speaking topics include:

      Athleticism and Gender, Self Esteem, and Leadership
      Journalism/Mass Communications/Communication in a Multi-Cultural Society and Public Speaking
      Critical Issues of Race
      Critical Cultural Theory
      Leadership and Self-Esteem for the College Student
      Motivational Speaking
      Relationship and Dynamics between Broadcast Journalism and Multi-Media/Online Journalism

  • Melody Wollan
    • Managing organizational exits: Retirements, Terminations, Voluntary Exits

      Feedback seeking behavior in organizations

      More than just a job: Planning and implementing your career

      Staffing: Recruiting and Interviewing Techniques (org and as individual)


  • Michael Dobbs
  • Anita Sego
    • First Aid/CPR/AED Disaster Preparedness Health Program & Facility Administration Non-Profit Management Fundraising Health Issues for Special Populations Sexuality Issues When Working with the Intellectually Disabled Preventing Alcohol Poisoning Simple Adaptations for Teaching the Vision Impaired
  • David Closson
  • Nick Osborne
    • 1. Program Evaluation 2. Collective Bargaining 3. Managing Change 4. Data Driven Decision Making 5. Building Collaborative Environments

Thank you for your interest in our Speakers Bureau, which is a web-based Directory that provides information to allow you to directly contact a speaker independently after you review the information that is provided. This information is provided by the speakers themselves. The Eastern Illinois University Training and Development department makes no claims as to the accuracy of this information or the status of the professional licenses of any speaker listed in the directory. Use of the names and titles, or any of the information contained in this list, is prohibited without the expressed written consent of the individual speaker.

The identification of any individual in this Speakers' Bureau in no way constitutes an endorsement or guarantee, either express or implied, of the competency, services, performance, or standards of practice of either the individual Speaker, or any business, company, corporation, or organization with which the individual may be affiliated.