The Freshmen Seminar class welcomed Dr. Dilip Abayasekara to share ideas about diversity in communication. The students identified their personal communication styles and participated in a discussion on the differences between people. Dr. Dilip suggested that understanding the diversity of people and their style of communication is critical in developing relationships. From working on school projects to team work at a job, these skills help to be a more effective student and employee. The presentation was part of a series of learning activities on diversity at school and in the work place.