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Nichols College

Learn. Lead. Succeed

Luanne Westerling

As a business professional with a broad range of business and communications consulting experience, Professor Luanne Westerling knows what it takes to succeed in the business world. Prior to beginning her teaching career 15 years ago, she worked in the training and development field delivering communication based training to employees at all levels of an organization. She has taken that experience and used it to enhance Nichols Business Communication program by offering new courses and increased internship opportunities.

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Luanne Westerling

Associate Dean for Business / Interim Chair of Accounting / Emerging Leaders Program Co-Chair


Professor Westerling teaches the following courses depending on the semester:

  • Survey of Business Communication
  • Effective Speaking
  • Intercultural Communications
  • Managerial Communications
  • Mass Media & Public Relations
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Management & Organizational Behavior
  • Learning to Lead (LEAD 101)
  • Special Topics in Communication
  • Business Communication Internship

Professor Westerling says that the best part of her teaching experience is meeting students, developing relationships with them, and watching them change over the time she is able to spend with them at Nichols. She considers it rewarding to consider many of them friends at the end of four years.

Industry Experience

  • Senior Consultant – Process Analysis, Paul Revere Corporation
  • Director--Corporate Training, Paul Revere Corporation        
  • Training Consultant