September 21, 2012 (El Cajon) -- The Grossmont College Adult Reentry Program will host “Listen Up,” a free presentation on improving listening skills, from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Career Center on the El Cajon campus. Speaking will be Roxanne Tuscany, communications speech professor and director of the college’s speech and debate team.
Tuscany will discuss how to improve interpersonal listening and communication skills, including interpreting body language and attention levels and responsibilities to understand what’s being said. She also will discuss and identify the differences between hearing and listening and the types of listeners, as well as gender differences that affect listening and how to use your extra thought speed.
The public is invited to attend. The Career Center is located in Griffin Center, Building #60, which is the student center on the college campus. Parking lot #7 is the closest to Griffin Center. For more information, phone Nancy Davis at (619) 644-7615 or Susan Esparza at (619) 644-7697, or visit www.grossmont.edu/adultreentry