Instructor Bios

Ronnie W. Stanley
Division of Communications
Northwest Florida State College

Ronnie W. Stanley Ronnie W. Stanley is a Professor of Speech Communication at Northwest Florida State College, currently teaching public speaking and interpersonal communication courses. He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where he studied speech communication with an emphasis on advanced persuasion.

This is Professor Stanley's ninth year at Northwest Florida State College and he has been awarded the college's "Professor of the Year" award twice – in 2006 and most recently, in 2010. He has served on various campus committees, including co-chair of the General Education Task Force and the Presidential Search Advisory Committee, and is a former advisor for the Forensics team and a graduate of the college's Leadership Program. Professor Stanley has been the key speaker for a wide variety of civic and service organizations in the community, including the Rotary Club, United Way Youth United and several college-based organizations. In 2002, he served as the commencement speaker for Wood College's graduation ceremony. Notably, Professor Stanley has consulted for several companies, including the Joint Special Forces Operations at Hurlburt Field and is skilled in the training areas of public speaking, persuasion, small group communication issues and conflict management.

Communications, Public Speaking, Persuasion, Conflict Management