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Suzanne Oakes

Contributing Faculty

School of Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Studies

Degree Program B.S. Communication

Suzanne Oakes has been with Walden University since 2009 teaching in the Center for General Education (CGE). She has served Walden as a Lead Faculty for the first term course, Living & Learning in a Technological World, CGE Curriculum and Academic Policy (CAP) committee, and has supported CGE Faculty Development & Recognition activities. In addition, she teaches the new undergraduate faculty orientation course for the Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) and was awarded a Faculty Excellence Award in 2017. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and Community Health and a M.A. in Communication from Bethel University, St. Paul, MN.

Courses Taught

HMNT 1001 - Living & Learning in a Technological World

COMM 2002 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking

IC 1001 - Basics of Communication

IC 1002 - Describing Interpersonal Relationships

IC 1003 - Listening Effectively

IC 1004 - Effective Communication

IC 1005 - Becoming a More Effective Communicator

COMM 1001 - Contemporary Communications

COMM 1000 - Communication Skills for Career Development

WLDN 1000 - Dynamics of Walden Success: Learning Lab


MA, Bethel University - St. Paul , MN

Awards / Honors

Faculty Excellence Award, Center for Faculty Excellence, 2017