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Learning Support Services

Speech Center

Speech Department

Student Success Center 1242

(618) 650‑3085

Hours of Operation
Mon. – Thu. 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fri. – 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sat. – Sun.: Closed

Appointments recommended;
Walk-ins welcome

Mission Statement

In partnership with the Department of Applied Communication Studies and Learning Support Services, the SIUE Speech Center is dedicated to providing the University community quality assistance in improving public speaking abilities for both academic and professional development. The Speech Center provides an active-learning environment in which students and staff are engaged in speech research, writing and delivery.

Don’t let public speaking leave you speechless!

The Speech Center is open to all students. The center is a great opportunity for students to improve public speaking and speech-writing skills.

We offer several resources:

  • One-on-one guided sessions from trained tutors
  • Assistance with research of speech topics
  • Advisement with the development of speech outlines
  • Help with the organization of speech content
  • Assistance with speech delivery skills
  • Will video record students and offer feedback
  • Help with visual aids, including Power Point
  • Overall general assistance with speech assignments

We are dedicated to helping students plan and develop presentations. Experienced applied communication studies students serve as tutors and resourceful individuals who are enthusiastic and want to help fellow students succeed.

We also offer in-class workshops and presentations on the following topics:

  • Effective individual presentations
  • Group presentations
  • Effective PowerPoint
  • Speech Delivery skills

Please contact the Speech Center if you are interested in scheduling an in-class presentation.

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