Magazine Archive - June 2017

June 28, 2017

Speaking of Tech Careers and Innovation


Public Speaking , Alumni

Per Scholas is winning widespread recognition for its ability to open new career opportunities. Here's how Chief Administrative Officer Michelle Pullaro tells that story...

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June 26, 2017

Boykin: Gators, Grits & World Famous Dogs


Welcome to Camden , The Buckley Experience , Just For Fun , Travel

This little community on a large mill pond east of Camden has a big time reputation for good food, wildlife, history, quirkiness--and a special breed of dog.

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June 22, 2017

Speaker’s Best Friend: Talk to the Dog


Faculty , Seen|Read|Heard , Just For Fun , Resources , Public Speaking

Inspired by American University's "audience dogs," our Buckley staff evaluate the benefits of practicing speeches with their canines.

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June 6, 2017

Cheers to the Happy Couple: When it's your turn to toast


Faculty , Tips , Toasts

When her son got married, Buckley Director Karen Kalutz had the wedding toast jitters. Here's what the mother of the groom did about it...

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June 5, 2017

Tips for Toasting: Reid Buckley's Rules


Tips , The Buckley Experience , Toasts , Public Speaking Books

Our founder loved celebrating with friends and family, and was a true master of the toast. Here's how he got it right.

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June 5, 2017

Raise a Glass and other Toasting Etiquette


Tips , Etiquette , Toasts

Before you clang on that glass with the butter knife, check out these simple rules for saying cheers with style.

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June 1, 2017

Summer Rain: A read-aloud poem for June


Public Speaking , Resources , The Buckley Experience , Poems to Read Aloud

She smoked cigars, won the Pulitzer Prize, and took issue with South Carolina's "obscene" shades of magenta: Amy Lowell is the poet for this month's verse to read out loud.

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June 1, 2017

Favorite Bookstores: Quirky, Beautiful, Charming


Travel , Seen|Read|Heard , Just For Fun , Favorite Bookstores

Buckley staff have been trading lists of favorite bookstores. Here are a few from the mixed-up files of our kid lit loving Jenny Maxwell...

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June 1, 2017

From Acting Class to Public Speaking


Three Things , Tips , Public Speaking , Faculty

What can a middle school acting class teach us about public speaking? Buckley Coach Emily Padgett has a few ideas....

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