Professor Grobmeier is a Saint Xavier alumna, earning her Bachelor of the Arts in Mass Communication from SXU and her Master of Arts in Speech Communication from Governors State University. She has taught for over twenty years in the Chicagoland area. She brings her commitment to having a strong basic public speaking course in the core curriculum to her role as the COMM-101 Program Coordinator. With an additional commitment to embracing the role of technology in higher education, Professor Grobmeier has developed several online courses and recently completed her Master of Online Learning Certificate from the University of Illinois. She is thrilled to join the Communication Department at her alma mater and looks forward to working with her students.