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Shayne McCormick


(719) 502-3200 |

Box C16, Centennial | F-200


Shayne McCormick, M.A., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Shayne McCormick is an adjunct faculty member in the Communication Department at Pikes Peak State College. Prior to entering academia, he served five years in the United States Army as a cryptologic linguist, studying Arabic at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA and deploying twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. After his time in service, he attended PPSC and earned his Associates of Arts in Communication while working in management at the United Way. He obtained his B.A. and M.A. degrees in Communication from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and has been an instructor for PPSC and UCCS since 2015. He currently teaches a diverse set of courses including Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Organizational Communication and Intercultural Communication.

During his time in the non-profit sector, Shayne was recognized by the Colorado Springs Business Journal as an influential young professional and was presented with the CSBJ Rising Star Award for his role in coordinating health and human service resources during the Waldo Canyon Fire. His graduate studies included extensive work in organizational and business communication, with an emphasis on rhetoric and marketing in the non-profit sector. He has adopted a student-centered approach to teaching and is passionate about the profound impact that effective communication skills can have on a person in their professional and personal lives.

Shayne is married to his wife, Lindsey, who is also a Communication instructor at UCCS and PPSC. They have two daughters, Adelyn and Emerie, and spend their free time exploring Colorado’s wilderness through hiking, cycling, camping, and backpacking.