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 Strelluf, studying communication is a way of life. In college she 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, developing promotions for a movie chain, or lecturing on overcoming audience anxiety, Strelluf is passionate about communication.
Linda teaches a variety of classes, often working with "real world" clients. Her students have received numerous awards.
Professionally, Strelluf has been elected to the national Board of Directors for the Association for Women in Communication (AWC). She serves as Board Student Liaison to 36 college student chapters across the country. After judging for four years and winning a Clarion Award in 2010, she was recently appointed the Chairman of the Clarion Award's Committee. In 2010 she was also selected to judge the Stevie Awards, which honor women in business. Additionally, she serves as Secretary/Treasurer of the Executive Committee and a member of the Advisory Board for St Joseph Institute for the Deaf–Kansas City. A member of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), she is the faculty advisor for IABC at Avila.