Associate Professor Deborah Panzer-Kilmnick

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Associate Professor Deborah Panzer-Kilmnick

03/05/2021 | AuthorNCC 

I have been teaching at Nassau since 1998 (as an adjunct) and full-time since 2008. My areas of expertise/courses taught include Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communications, Persuasive Speaking, Nonverbal Communication and Effective Listening. I was very attracted to the diversity at NCC--the life experiences that enrich the classroom at Nassau are unmatched.

I have taught and advised many students who have just graduated from high school and are figuring out their career goals, to others who are raising a family and coming back for a degree, and everything in between. Additionally, I was drawn to Nassau Community College due to the student-centered approach.

Outside of the classroom, one of my favorite experiences at NCC has been serving as the Chair of the Student Activities Committee and the valedictorian sub-committee and coaching the valedictorian for the past ten years. Being on the search committee for the valedictorian has been such a rewarding experience. As a committee, we interview an elite pool of candidates for the valedictorian every April. We hear so many touching and inspirational stories from students about their personal backgrounds and what led them to pursuing a degree at NCC


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