SOURCE: Seneca

March 31, 2015 11:00 ET

VOICES Speak on Be the Change

Seneca, Humber and Centennial College Students Compete

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - March 31, 2015) - Communications students from Seneca, Humber and Centennial colleges compete today in VOICES, a Toronto-based intercollegiate public speaking competition. Four students from each college will deliver four-minute speeches on the theme of Be the Change. Topics include organ donation, climate change and education.

Guest judges include reporter Colin D'Mello, CTV News, media trainer Jeff Ansell, Jeff Ansell & Associates Inc., PR agency President, Cathy Cowan, Cowan & Company, and communications recruiter, Shannon Skinner, CCi Search/CCC Academy.

The VOICES competition is organized by Seneca's Corporate Communications postgraduate students. VOICES provides an excellent platform for students from colleges across Toronto to voice their opinions and gain valuable public speaking experience.

"VOICES is really our time to shine a spotlight on the amazing future communicators currently enrolled at the participating colleges," says Andrew Schmitz, Chair, English and Liberal Studies, Seneca College. "This project not only showcases the public speaking abilities of our students, but also gives them a chance to apply the media relations and event skills they have learned in class, to a real event."

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