Assistant Professor, Public Relations & Media
Advisor: IABC Student Chapter
“The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.” Anthony Robbins
For me, the study and practice of communication is a way of life. I am committed to facilitating a learning experience that is rigorous, inspiring and empowering. I teach a variety of classes, often working with "real world" clients.
I help my students understand not only the theories of communication, but also how these theories can be applied to every aspect of life, academically, professionally and personally. As a result my students have received numerous local, regional, national and international awards.
The future is limitless – I want to help you “unleash your power.”
Education and Experience:
In college Strelluf received a BA in Speech from UMKC and earned a Master's degree in Film and Literature from Baker University. Whether working as a company agent for Starlight Theatre in Kansas City, developing promotions for a movie chain, teaching communication strategies, or lecturing on how to overcoming audience anxiety,"I am passionate about effectively communicating."
Strelluf was elected to the national Board of Directors for the Association for Women in Communication (AWC) and served a three year term. During her tenure she was the Board Liaison to 36 college student chapters across the country. In 2005 Strelluf was selected as a judge for AWC’s Clarion awards and has served as a judge for the past nine years. After winning the Clarion for Curriculum Design in 2010, she was appointed as Chair of the Clarion Committee and facilitated the transition to online submissions. Currently, she serves as a consultant to the Clarion Awards Chair.
Other Organizations and Activities:
Selected to judge the Stevie Awards, which honors women in business
Secretary/Treasurer of the Executive Committee and a member of the Advisory Board for St Joseph Institute for the Deaf–Kansas City
Faculty advisor for the International Association for Business Communicators (IABC/Avila)
Member of IABC