Biography: Ashlie Klepper has come along way since the college now and drivers ed courses she once took at Queensborough. Since then, she has received her Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Potsdam where she majored in Communication, and a Master of Arts degree from The College at Brockport (SUNY) where she studied Communication as well. Her research interests include instructional communication and interpersonal communication. When she is not teaching at Queensborough, she can be found at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre taking improv classes or attending shows. Her interest in improv theatre helps inspire her approach to the public speaking classroom. She lives by the Ralph Waldo Emerson quote "Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm"