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Charlene S. Gibson


Charlene S. Gibson is an award-winning tenured professor in the Department of Communication and serves as Faculty Initiatives Coordinator for Achieving the Dream at the College of Southern Nevada. She is the Co-Creator and Associate Producer of the acclaimed Emmy-nominated documentary, “No Greater Odds.” Known as an incredibly passionate, dynamic and engaging instructor, Charlene challenges her students, known as #TeamGibson, to find their passion and reach their fullest potential through excellent public speaking that opens doors and changes lives. 

A highly regarded international presenter, Charlene also frequently shares her passions for public speaking and excellent teaching as a motivational speaker and trainer for faculty and corporate clients. Her inspirational specialties include the art of creating community, fostering student engagement and success, innovative pedagogy, customer service, relationship building, and “No Greater Odds.” Finally, Charlene loves sharing her stories of teaching and working in Japan, Germany, and the Netherlands while traveling all over Asia and Europe, which she did for eight years before joining the College of Southern Nevada.

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