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Sandra Elliott Joins Jones School Communications Faculty

HOUSTON, July 13, 2006—Sandra Elliott has joined the faculty of the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management, Rice University, as a lecturer in communications.
 
Elliott holds a Master’s in English from the University of North Texas and is currently completing her Ph.D. in composition, rhetoric, and pedagogy.
 
“Sandra brings us an excellent combination of academic and business experience,” said Gale Wiley, director of MBA communications. “Her expertise in developing online instruction and materials will make a key contribution to our new communications curriculum.”
 
Elliott has over ten years’ experience teaching college composition, literature, and communications classes. She also spent five years working as a training consultant developing custom training solutions for both face-to-face and online delivery. Her work included technical and soft skills training in engineering, finance, banking, telecommunications, and media industries.
 
Elliott will be teaching in the weekday MBA Program and designing online resources to supplement classroom and workshop instruction in oral presentations, writing, and graphics for presentations.