Joy E Zoodsma

Joy Zoodsma


  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
    Masters in Communication, Graduated December 2012
  • Calvin University, Grand Rapids, Michigan
    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graduated May 2010
    Communication Major

Professional experience

2013—present: Communication Instructor, Calvin University
2009—present: Professional Photographer, JoyPhoto LLC
2010—2014: Communication Instructor, Western Michigan University
2008—2009: Media Production and Youth Ministry Internship
2000—2006: Dance Instructor, Brighton City Ballet Company

Academic interests

Courses Taught

  • Public Speaking
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Communication Theory
  • Mass Media Theory
  • Communication & Culture
  • Gender & Media
  • Special Skills

  • trained in seminars on public speaking for elevator pitches
  • trained to give professional presentations within the job market setting
  • 7 years of experience teaching a diverse student population at private and public universities
  • 10 years of professional photography skills, shooting quality coverage of special events
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