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The Tennessee Online Public Speaking
Center supports speakers in their
ongoing process of becoming more
confident and competent communicators.
We achieve this through instruction, collaborative consultation, & feedback.

TOPS is the online presence of the University of Tennessee’s Public Speaking Center. The Public Speaking Center has two locations; 260 Communications and 220G Hodges Library in the North Commons. Both locations are open Monday – Thursday in the afternoons. Or email the center at

The Public Speaking Center serves as a source of supplemental instruction in research, composition, delivery, self-recording, and self-evaluation for visitors from all disciplines on the University of Tennessee campus.

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