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Tea at 3 Speaker Series at CWU: Phil Backlund

June 4, 2015 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


The CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) will host Tea at 3, an engaging speaker series at CWU. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from the personal experiences of CWU faculty, staff, community members and influential individuals across the state as they share their journeys to their current places in life. Attendance to each speech is free, and speeches will be held at 3 p.m. in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Warm beverages and treats will be available for attendees to enjoy while the speakers give their talks.

The Tea at 3 Speaker Series welcomes Phill Backlund, who has been teaching at CWU since 1979 following his graduation from the University of Denver where he earned his Ph.D. in Speech Communication. He is currently a professor of and advisor for Communication Studies and teaches classes such as Gender Communication, Communication Theory and Intercultural Communication. Backlund has over 50 publications spanning the subjects of communication education and educational assessment. Students of CWU have honored Backlund three times as Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year, in addition to being recognized as Presidential Faculty Member of the Year by the CWU Board of Trustees.

For more information, please contact CLCE at 509-963-1850 or



June 4, 2015
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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400 E. University Way
ellensburg, WA 98926 United States
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CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE)
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