Communication Adjuncts

Khai Dang

Mr. Khai Dang

Mr. Dang teaches Intercultural Communication on-line. Mr. Dang is a former restaurant owner with a background in recreation instruction and international consulting. He holds 3 undergraduate degrees from MSSU and an MBA with an international business emphasis from MSU. He has taught for the Robert W. Plaster School of Business Administration. He travels extensively during the summer.

Mike Gullett

Mr. Mike Gullett

Mr. Gullet worked for several newspapers in the Mid-West including 12 years at the Joplin Globe. His photo credits are extensive covering numerous other media outlets. He maintains his shooting and writing skills by accepting contract assignments from a variety of publications. He is a member of the National Press Photography Assn. & Joplin Advertising Federation. His philosophy on life is: Enjoy whatever you do and do it the best you can. His philosophy on photojournalism: Shoot tight, and be creative.

Jeffrey Skibbe

Jeff Skibbe photo Mr. Skibbe is general manager of 88.7 KXMS. He came to MSSU in 1990 from Wichita State Univ. where he was director/general manager of NPR-affiliate KMUW. He also has worked at commercial and public radio stations in IN, NY, IL, TX, & FL since the mid-'70's. He has taught undergraduate and graduate-level Radio-TV communications courses at Wichita State and the Univ. of Texas at El Paso. He earned B.A. and M.A. degrees at The University of Evansville, IN, as well as a M.A. degree at Southern Illinois Univ. He also attended Harlaxton College located in Lincolnshire, England.

Judy Stiles

Ms. Judy Stiles

Ms. Stiles is the General Manager of KGCS-TV. She earned a Bachelor of Journalism Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Masater of Arts Degree in Spech Communication from Pittsburgh State University. Prior to coming to Joplin, she worked as a television news producer in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As General Manager of KGCS, Stiles works with students, faculty and staff in daily operations, programming, and "Newsmakers." She has taught courses as an adjunct instructor for the MSSU Communication Department for more than 20 years.

Kelly Wilson

Ms. Wilson is a proud Alumnus of the Communication Dept. She was one of the five first graduates of the program in 1983. She is in her 25th year at Southern and serves the University as Director of Advising, Counseling and Testing Services (ACTS). As an adjunct she has taught Oral Comm for 9 years and truly enjoys working with students in gaining stronger communication skills. Prior to her experience at Southern, she worked in advertising and public relations for an independent agency and a local trucking firm. She has a Masters in Higher Ed Administration and is currently finishing her doctorate in Higher Ed Leadership.