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Renee Fussell is an instructor at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts in December of 1989 and her Master's in Speech Communication in August of 1991. She has taught at SIUE for over 13 years, and her courses include Public Speaking, Presentational Skills (Advanced Public Speaking), Interpersonal Communication, Interracial Communication, University Experience, and Cultures Ideas and Values. She is involved on campus with the Organization of Minority Business Students, Student Mentoring Program, and The Blaq Poet Society.
Renee is a mentor of her students and enjoys helping them reach their educational goals. She believes, as Tim Merriman says, "Education is not just what we learn in school. We have the opportunity to grow and become better communicators, partners, parents, teachers, students, and workers in everything we do." Renee loves spending time with her family and traveling. She also enjoys learning as much as teaching and spends time outside of the classroom attending workshops, quilting, and practicing other creative activities. For more detailed information on Mrs. Fussell's teaching and service please click on her CV.