Michelle DeSelle

Client Development Manager

Michelle DeSelle is a twenty -year public speaker, Professor, journalist, and author. A native Houstonian and one of the most positive and upbeat people you will ever meet. She developed a love for all forms of communications; and later studied and obtained a BA in broadcast journalism and a MA in communication from Texas Southern University and later her Ph.D. She is also a dynamic journalist and is a free-lance reporter for several municipalities throughout Texas and served as the voice for Missouri City Television. She has been bestowed with many honors, most notably is the Stellar Communicators Award for her contribution to the field of communication from Texas Southern University.  Her passion for communication is also manifested in the classroom as she became a Professor of Speech Communication at her beloved alma mater Texas Southern University and at Prairie View A&M University where she taught Speech Communication, Visual Communication, Screen Writing and Public Speaking.  

DeSelle is an author for Kendall Hunt Publishing’s higher education division, her book “The Speech I Teach Public Speaking for Today’s Students was adopted by Prairie View A&M University’s Language and Communication Department and students are thriving from the knowledge of her insightful research. DeSelle was also chosen for the “Author Spotlight” honor as well by Kendall Hunt for her dynamic contribution to Public Speaking. Her accomplishments are also the highlight of her hometown of Lufkin Texas with features in their newspapers education section.  She also served as instructional coach for new faculty and oratory trainer for the University’s Presidential Lecture Series; her work concerns the creation, analysis, and critique of messages. It is here where her research and teachings devote particular attention to understanding the ways in which communication erodes and sustains collaboration within and among local, national, and global communities.

Getting To Know Michelle

The best part about my career

is the privilege to shift a person's life perspective instantly with new knowledge and insight of which they've never had before.

Favorite Quote:

Knowledge is Power. Information is liberating.
Education is the premise of progress, in society, in every family.
Koffi Annan

In my free time you can find me

me on adventures with my two daughter besties, spoiling my grandson Elias, and finding any excuse to edge and trim something... anything at all, because I love a good weed eater.

My hobbies

include writing music & poetry,
dancing, and cycling.

My favorite food

red velvet cake and anything with buttercream frosting even a stake!



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