Teri Catanio

Director, Career Center; Adjunct Professor, School of Business

  • MS in Organizational Leadership, Cairn University
  • BA in Communications, Douglass College-Rutgers University

Teri Catanio teaches Critical Reading & Writing Skills, Fundamentals of Business Communication, Research Writing & Project Design, and Professional Field Integration.

With an extensive background in corporate communications, management, program design and development, and training, Teri is the founder and proprietor of a consulting business, Get It Write!, as well as a published author, career director, and adjunct faculty member at Cairn University.

Prior to teaching at Cairn, Teri worked as a consultant/contractor; lead technical writer; program manager; marketing specialist; and  assistant editor.

Academic Specialties & Interests:
Business communications, Public speaking, Social media for business

Publications & Presentations

  • “The Effects of Integrating On-Going Training for Technical Documentation Teams” Journal of Technical Writing & Communications, Vol. 40, Issue 1, 2010, p. 77-97.
  • “Driving Factors Affecting Employee Training.” Academy of Business Disciplines National Conference, November 2010, Ft. Meyers, FL.
  • “Training Documentation Teams: A Research Plan.” International Conference on Systems, Computing Sciences, and Software Engineering, 2007.

Awards & Honors

  • Second Place Trophy, Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) 5K Run (Women’s division)
  • Achievement Award, Society for Technical Communicators/Philadelphia Metro Chapter

Personal Interests:

  • Reading English and American classic novels
  • Hhealth and fitness (running, yoga, pilates)
  • Learning about biblical geography and maps

Teaching at Cairn since 2010

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