Monthly Archives: January 2013

CALL Mentor Spotlight: Matt Burch

Matt Burch Matt Burch is currently a sophomore and a life science major here at ASU West and is living off-campus. He graduated from Mountain Ridge High School in 2011 and since then he has never looked back and has being forward

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Smiling your way through a successful presentation

It’s TED  Tuesday New College – Smile! Our speech of the week is “The Hidden Power of Smiling,” presented by Ron Gutman.  While the topic is inspiring, the way in which he delivers it provides valuable learning lessons in personal

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CALL Mentor Spotlight: Julia Varkey

Julia Varkey Julia Varkey is currently a Life Science major and is in her sophomore year at ASU West. She loves spending time with her family and enjoys not only listening to but playing music as well. Julia is involved

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Scientists unite! (behind a lanugage we all understand)

Imagine that you have made the greatest scientific discovery ever… and then imagine having to talk about it to a large group of people. Making the discovery is one thing, but then to actually have to tell the world about

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Peer mentors prepare to end poor public speaking

CALL peer mentors from the communication lab have been busy preparing for another semester dedicated to helping students become more effective public speakers. Recently, CALL became one of only eight communication labs to be a nationally certified mentoring program as

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CALL Mentor Spotlight: Ben Tolmachoff

Ben Tolmachoff Ben Tolmachoff is a 20-year-old junior with a beard studying public relations at the Walter Cronkite School. He works as a server, and between his job and mentoring at CALL barely has enough free time. When he is

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