Ms. Holly Helterhoff
Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
Director, Arts and Sciences Undeclared Program
Senior Lecturer, Technical and Professional Communication
Office: Science Building S207D
Ms. Helterhoff joined the Lawrence Tech faculty as a full-time director and instructor in 2008. As the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, Holly connects faculty with resources to enhance the impact of pedagogy.
She also guides the Arts & Sciences Undeclared Advising Program which partners students with faculty for academic guidance and support.
As a Senior Lecturer in Technical and Professional Communication, Holly continues delivering instruction in COM 2103. She began teaching this required course at Lawrence Tech in 2005, and enjoys seeing student writing and presentation skills grow over the semester. She also developed the graduate and undergraduate Writing for Social Media courses, and teaches additional graduate courses including Communicating Across Cultures, Proposal Writing, and others.
From 2005-2008, Holly also co-developed and taught multiple sections of the Digital Fundamentals Foundation course at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. Prior to her return to education, Holly worked in automotive marketing.
Holly has earned a Master of Science in Technical and Professional Communication from Lawrence Tech, and a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Honors & Awards
The State of Michigan’s King-Chavez-Parks 4-S competitive grant “Best Practices” Designation for program coordination (2010) and innovation (2011)
H. Helterhoff. “Crossing the Bridge.” 7th Annual National Symposium on Student Retention, Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE), Charleston, SC, 2011.
H. Helterhoff, J. Zweisler-Vollick, and G. Aviles. “Beyond Newsletters.” 7th Annual National Symposium on Student Retention, Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE), Charleston, SC, 2011.
King-Chavez-Parks 4S, State of Michigan. S.T.A.R. (Students with Technology Achieving Results) renewal, 2011-2017
Michigan Campus Compact. “Financial Literacy VISTA.” 2010-2017
Coleman Foundation. Fellows Program. “Social media and technology.” Holly Helterhoff (Fellow) 2011-2012
Equity Conference, King-Chavez-Parks, Saginaw, MI, 2012
7th Annual National Symposium on Student Retention, Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE), Charleston, SC, 2011
Equity Conference, King-Chavez-Parks, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 2010
Michigan Foundation for Education Leadership, Governor's Education Summit, 2009
COM 6493 Communicating Across Cultures
COM 7103 Proposal Writing
COM 6543 Technical Editing
COM 6533 Writing for Social Media
COM 2103 Introduction to Technical and Professional Communication
MCO 3633 Social Media