Laura Oliver received a B.A. in English with a minor in Theatre Arts from Texas A & M University in May 1981. She completed her M.A. in Communication from the University of North Texas in August 1983.
Laura joined the faculty at UTSA in 2002 and has also taught Communication at the University of North Texas, Del Mar College, St. Phillip’s College, and Palo Alto College. She teaches Introduction to Communication (1043), Public Speaking (2113), Interpersonal Communication (3383), Business and Professional Communication (1053), Oral Interpretation (2123) Foundations of Communication (3023), Interpersonal Communication (3383) and Topics (Nonverbal 4413).
Laura began teaching for the Center of Professional Excellence at UTSA in their Paralegal Certification Program in 2015. She conducts workshops in Electronic Communication and Interviewing Skills.
She has also worked in retail, as an insurance agent (Laura Bishop Insurance Agency) and as a bodily injury Claims Specialist for ten years. She is married and has three adult children.
Electronic Communication 1, Electronic Communication 2, Interviewing Workshop (Resumes & Cover Letters, Interview Questions)
I love being part of a program that helps students from all walks of life learn and practice skills that help them achieve success in their paralegal careers.