BUSINESS COMMUNICATION CENTER
The Business Communication Center, located in BE 347, offers assistance and tutoring in writing, oral communication, presentation preparation, library research, and document design software. Business students at any level, from first semester to graduate studies, may seek assistance from the Center. Our goal is to help students become effective, confident, and career-ready. We use interactive, cooperative learning techniques to meet each student’s needs. We also reach out to the WVU community of faculty, staff, and community partners by providing resources to enhance the practice of communication.
BCC Fall 2021 Workshop Series: Communicating Successfully Around the Globe
Workshop location: BCC, Room 347 B&E
Expand your global knowledge with us this semester! Knowing the best practices for communicating in a variety of cultures is critical for engaging with international business counterparts. The presenters will help audiences understand the following:
- The culture of the country/region
- Concerns external business people should be aware of when interacting in business settings in this country or region
- Country-specific politeness standards
- How Americans and others can work toward building positive relationships with people in this country or region
Friday, Sept. 3 (2-3 p.m.)
The Middle East | Dr. Chas Koermer
Friday, Sept. 10 (1-2 p.m.)
India | Dr. Ajay Aluri
Friday, Sept. 17 (1-2 p.m.)
China | Dr. Li Wang
Friday, Sept. 24 (1-2 p.m.)
Ukraine & France | Dr. Olga Bruyaka Collignon
Tuesday, Oct. 12 (10-11 a.m.)
Ireland | Dr. Jamie Field
Monday – Thursday 9:30-5:00, Friday 9:30-2:00
or call 304-293-9289
MEET OUR STAFF
Elizabeth Tomlinson, Ph.D. is the director of the Business Communication Center. She is a Teaching Associate Professor in the Marketing Department, and has worked at WVU since 2011. She specializes in teaching and researching business communication related topics, and particularly enjoys working with students on projects involving business clients from the community. She earned her Ph.D. from Kent State University, an MA from John Carroll University, and a Bachelors of Arts from The College of Wooster.
Tynetta JohnsonProgram Coordinator
Tynetta serves as a Program coordinator for the Business Learning Resource Center and Business Communication Center. She has been working for the University for 4 years. In this role she work with students, faculty and staff. She manages the budgets, and procedures to ensure the implementation and success of both centers. Tynetta assist in coordinating the Neidermeyer Scholars Program and handles all of the day to day operations as well as coordinate their schedules.
Camaryn is a senior at WVU majoring in Global Supply Chain Management with a minor in Business Data Analytics. She is on track to graduate in May 2022, having just recently completed an internship with United Launch Alliance in Cape Canaveral, FL. This is Camaryn’s third year working in the BCC and she is so excited to assist peers in developing strong business communication skills.
Casey is a senior at WVU from Severna Park, Maryland. She is currently pursuing a degree in Management Information Systems with minors in Data Analytics and Marketing. This is her second year as a BCC consultant and she is excited to have the continued opportunity to help her peers improve their writing skills.
Drew is a Senior at WVU, majoring in Accounting. This is his second year as a tutor with the BCC. Originally from North Carolina, he moved here to pursue his education. “I hope to help all of you learn, grow, and succeed, in your class this semester.”
Madison is the Graduate Assistant for the BCC. She studied Marketing and Advertising in her undergrad at WVU and graduated in May 2021. She is now on track to graduate with her Masters of Science in Human Resource Management in December 2022. In her free time, she loves hanging out with friends and being outdoors on the lake, at the beach or skiing in the mountains.
Andre is a Sophomore at WVU and is an Accounting and Finance major. It is his first year with the BCC. He is a huge sports fan and loves the Baltimore Ravens. In the future, Andre looks forward to pursuing a masters’ degree in Forensic Accounting or in Finance.
Roma is a senior from Charleston, WV majoring in Management with an emphasis in International Business and minoring in Communication Studies. This is her first year working with the BCC and is on track to graduate in May 2022.
Mikenzie is a consultant at the Business Communication Center. She is a Marketing major and will be graduating in May 2022. She is looking forward to working with students in the BCC! ”
Carli is a Senior from Parkersburg, WV. She is a Finance major with minors in Accounting and Political Science. This is her first semester as a BCC tutor and is on track to graduate in May 2022. After graduation, she is hoping to pursue law school.
Write on Site
Every 1st Tuesday of the month; 8:30 - 9:30 beginning Tuesday, September 7th in the BCC
We are looking for PhD Students and Faculty who are interested in working on their research or dissertation in the presence of others. If interested please sign up via email to Tynetta Johnson at email@example.com.