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Constance Staley

Constance Staley is a Professor of Communication at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.  She holds a B.S. in education, an M.A. in linguistics, and a Ph.D. in communication.  While on a short break from academia, Dr. Staley worked full time for an East Coast Fortune 500 company, where she designed and delivered all management and supervisory training.  She was selected as a Fulbright Scholar to teach in the republic of Kyrgyzstan in the former Soviet Union; has won the University of Colorado Outstanding Teacher Award; and was nominated for a CASE U.S. Professor of the Year Award.  In addition to teaching full-time, she directs the UCCS First-Year Seminar Program with 110 sections.

Dr. Staley has published 15 books, including Teaching College Success (1999), 50 Ways to Leave Your Lectern (2003), and four first-year seminar textbooks from Cengage Learning: FOCUS on College Success; FOCUS on College Success, Concise; FOCUS on Community College Success; and a co-authored text with Steve Staley, FOCUS on College and Career Success (all in their second or fourth editions).     [ Click for More ]

author of the FOCUS on College Success series