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Ms. Nikki Loy

Student Success Coordinator, Teaching Instructor

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Interests:

Group Communication
Public Speaking
Social Media 

Nikki Loy is the primary advisor for the department and has been a faculty member since 2008. She teaches Small Group Communication (COMM 112),  Nonverbal Communication (COMM 308), Introduction to the Mass Media (COMM 105) and Social Media in the Workplace (COMM 335). Additionally, she serves as a member of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Assessment Committee, WVU’s Service and Learning Committee, and the WVU Advising Development Collaborative. A member of the National Academic Advising Association’s (NACADA), Nikki has been the WV state liaison, a member of the region 3 steering committee, and presented at multiple conferences. Recently, Nikki attended the “Inspired Educator, Engaged Learner” workshop where she learned how to make more meaningful connections with her undergraduate students.


B.S.J., West Virginia University
M.S.J., West Virginia University