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Rahall Communication Center
Eckerd College
Franklin Templeton - FT 235
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Hours: 4 - 10pm, Sunday - Thursday
Location: Franklin Templeton, room 235, on the balcony facing Seibert

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Rahall Communication Center

Rahall Communication Center

Rahall Center Staff Members

Mallory Akard - Junior from Atlanta, GA

More information on Mallory coming soon.

Maya Carl - Senior from New City, NY

My name is Maya Carl and I am a Senior here at Eckerd College, originally from New York. I am a Communication major and an Environmental Studies minor.  Helping people is in my genes, so never hesitate to reach out. My favorite color is turquoise and my favorite animals are llamas. After college, I hope to enter the realm of environmental communication. I am not exactly sure what that entails, but basically I want to teach people and raise awareness about agriculture and sustainable living. Always here to help and listen..

Cory Champer - Junior from Geneva, IL

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Jeni Hollander - Sophomore from Saint Louis, MO

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Cassi Lyon - Senior from Annapolis, MD

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Drew Metzger - Junior from Glenwood Springs, CO

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Natalie Minor - Junior from Milpitas, CA

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James Patterson - Junior from Dayton, OH

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Christina Rosetti - Junior from Kenneth City, FL

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Kira Tangney - Senior from Arcata, CA

Kira Tangney is from Arcata, California. Kira is majoring in Economics at Eckerd College with minors in Spanish and Leadership. Her interests lie in social entrepreneurship, development economics, and international development. In addition to being a full-time student, she has four jobs on campus as a Communications Consultant at Rahall, a Resident Advisor to 36 residents, a Teaching Assistant for Economics, and an Intramural Sports Coordinator. She holds an appointed role in the Eckerd College Organization of Students (ECOS) as Director of Elections/Committee Chair and serves as a member of the ECOS Financial Affairs committee. She has been selected as a member at large of the Eckerd College Academic Honor Council.  Kira also is club head of EC Road Runners and treasurer of the Coalition for Community Justice club.  She works Tuesdays 4:00-7:00pm to help you with your presentations at Rahall.

James Janack - Associate Professor of Communication & Director of the Oral Communication Program

James Janack earned his B.A. in Russian Studies at Colgate University, his M.A. in Speech Communication at Syracuse University, and his Ph.D. in Speech Communication at the University of Washington. He joined the Rahall Center staff in 2005. He teaches courses in oral communication at Eckerd College, including Fundamentals of Oral Communication, Argumentation and Debate, Rhetorical Theory, and Communication Research. His research explores the relationship between political rhetoric and democracy and he has published articles on the rhetoric of Jesse Ventura, Howard Dean, and Barack Obama. When he's not studying and teaching, he likes watching baseball, riding his bike and getting into the mountains.

About the Center

Liberally educated women and men need to be effective oral communicators. Consistent with this goal, The Rahall Communication Resource Center strives to help Eckerd College students develop the skills necessary for thoughtful, reflexive, ethical, and effective communication. Learn more.