Judy Suke, Sheridan College Faculty of Business Communications Professor, writer, humorist
Judy Suke has a reputation for being informative, entertaining and memorable. She is an author, motivational humorist, and coach whose mission is to bring humor and hope to people around the world. Suke delivers keynote presentations, corporate training, and conference workshops and she is a professor of Communication in the Faculty of Business at Sheridan College.
Judy has been giving seminars and workshops for the past twenty-five years. In her carefully customized presentations she manages, through tales of her own experiences and the use of humour, to bring the message home to every audience.
Her diverse workshops include topics like “Let Laughter Lighten the Load” – Stress busting techniques, Understanding the Intergenerational Workforce, Achieving Intercultural Efficiency, Understanding and Overcoming Interpersonal Communication Barriers. For her humorous approach to workshop training, Suke has been called the Canadian Loretta Laroche.
“People learn best when they are having fun. Their laughter during the presentations heals the body, soothes the soul, lifts their spirits and gives them energy,” said Professor Suke.
Suke’s Sheridan Faculty of Business students praise her caring and humorous approach in the classroom. “Encouraging and caring, she not only brought the best out of students, but also instilled an urge to strive to better ourselves,” said Ronak Sisangia, Sheridan business student.
Suke has collaborated on several books about public speaking including Master of Ceremonies with Jacques Brunet and From The Stage to the Page with Meg Soper, Judy Croon, and Susan Stewart. These titles are available through Triangle Seminars.
Suke has earned awards and certificates of appreciation, including The Apprenticeship Board’s “Employer of the Year”; Mississauga “Woman of the Year”, Ontario Certificate for “Excellence in Human Resources”, the “Pinnacle Business Woman of Distinction” for excellence in education and training, Distinguished Toastmaster Award, District 60 Toastmaster of the Year, and is also the Past-President of the Hamilton-Niagara Chapter of the Association of Professional Speakers.
Suke also uses her great talents to give back to the community where, this spring, she will be part of a comedy fund-raising event to rebuild tornado-ravaged Goderich. Tickets will be free with donations to the Rebuild Goderich Fund being accepted at the door. Show is April 4, 2012 from 8:00-10:30 pm at Bingeman’s in Kitchener.