Your resource for knowledgeable lecturers.
Thank you for your interest in Niagara County Community College and in our Speakers Bureau. The NCCC Speakers Bureau was developed as a community service for area organizations. As you plan your group’s next meeting, please consider using a distinguished member of the NCCC faculty or staff as your guest speaker.
How to schedule a speaker
All requests for NCCC speakers should be made by contacting the speaker either by phone or by e-mail. Requests should be made at least two weeks prior to the speaking engagement. Keep in mind that during class breaks and summer vacation, some speakers will not be available. In addition, speaking engagements must be scheduled around teaching commitments and other activities.
When making arrangements, please supply the following information:
- Approximate size and type of audience
- Name and phone number of person making the request
- Name of organization
- Time allotted for speaker’s presentation
- Time, place and date of meeting
- Topic of program
|Suzanne Buffamanti||Professor||Film and Literature, The Gothic Mode across the Arts and Culture, Nineteenth-Century Literaturefirstname.lastname@example.org
|Kathleen Gerbasi, Ph.D.||Professor (Retired) and Adjunct (current)||Student Success, e.g., growth mindset, cognitive biases, memory, successful study strategies, human / animal relations, animal assisted therapy, furries, furry email@example.com
|Rebekah Keaton||Professor||Creative Writing: Poetry, Creative Writing: Fiction, American Literature, 17th Century Metaphysical Poetryfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Pamela Lange||Reading Coordinator||Academic College Vocabulary Acquisitionemail@example.com
|Nancy Knechtel||Professor||Art History, Art Galleries, Museumsfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Lynn Oswald||Director, Niagara Small Business Development Center, Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP)||Entrepreneurship, Getting Business Ready, Small Business Marketing, Small Business Planning, Determining Profitability, Government Procurement, International Tradeemail@example.com
|Marc Pietrzykowski||Assistant Professor of English||Poetry, Small Presses and Publishingfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Carolyn Stanko||Associate Professor/Program Coordinator||Horticulture, Gardening, Plants, Landscapingemail@example.com
|Ian Stapley||English Professor/Program Coordinator||Shakespeare, British Literature, Chaucer to Defoe, Nature Writingfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Gail Tylec||Professor (Retired) and Adjunct (current)||Nutrition, Dietetics, Dietary Planning, Menu Planning, Portion Control, Macro/Micro Nutrients, Understanding the Food Labelemail@example.com
|Bradley Wingert||Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs||Music History / Musicology, Choral Conducting, Music Education, Teaching, Measurement & Evaluation in Education (Assessment)||firstname.lastname@example.org
Normally, there are no charges for programs or speakers provided by NCCC. If unusual expenses and/or travel of significant distances are incurred, reimbursement should be made to the speaker. Honoraria are not expected as a general policy, but are left to the discretion of the organization.
Campus Tours and Talks
NCCC’s recruiters are available to conduct campus tours or present information about a particular program. To arrange a tour or to request specific information about NCCC, please email email@example.com.
Our speakers may also be available to speak to the media about today’s prominent news stories. Contact Barbara DeSimone, Public Relations Director, at (716)614-5904 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a press interview with our experts.
If you have any questions, call the NCCC Public Relations Office between 8AM and 4PM Monday through Friday at 716-614-6225 or email email@example.com
Speakers are currently being added. Please check back – new listings will be posted in the fall.