Behind the Staff Day Speech Showcase

On Monday, May 18th, Washington University will hold its inaugural Staff Day Speech Showcase. Members from Toast of WU and WUSTL Speaks will present their best speeches from the last year and a half. WUSTL Speaks member Troy DeArmitt came up with the idea for the showcase as a way to promote the club. “After […]

Notes & Notables: April 2015

Congratulations to Mary Clemens for completing the Competent Communicator Manual and for taking top honors at the Area 12 International Speech Contest. Contest Standings Rosalind Early and John Richards are tied for first in the participation contest with 180 points each. In the visitor contest, Rosalind is in the lead with 60 points and Marcia […]

New Member Spotlight: Nancy Bouffides

This month, we welcome Nancy Bouffides (pronounced BUFF-ih-des) to our club. She’s been working at the university since 2009 in the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. Recently, she was promoted to administrative coordinator for the Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Her favorite book: The Hours by Michael Cunningham Her favorite movie or […]