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Alumni Association seeks public speaking memories

Penn State has taught public speaking to more students than any other university, a result of the course becoming a campus-wide requirement in 1959. Credit: Penn StateCreative Commons

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Alumni, students and friends are encouraged to share their memories from enrolling in the public speaking course or participating in the debate team while at Penn State. Select responses will be published in an upcoming edition of AlumnInsider.

Stories should be emailed to alumninsider@psu.edu, with the subject “Public Speaking.”As denoted on a historical marker on the University Park campus, Penn State has taught public speaking to more students than any other university, a result of the course becoming a campus-wide requirement in 1959.

 

Penn State has taught public speaking to more students than any other university, a result of the course becoming a campus-wide requirement in 1959. Credit: Penn StateCreative Commons

Last Updated September 15, 2015

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