Month: May 2016

Toastmasters Charter Ceremony

On Tuesday, April 5th UCONN School of Business Toastmasters club facilitated a Charter Ceremony at the GBLC, 2nd Floor Observation Deck. This ceremony marked the official recognition of the club by UCONN and International Toastmasters Community.

Apart from toastmasters, students and faculty members from MSBAPM, FRM and MBA were also invited along with their families and friends.

The President of the Toastmasters Club, Suresh, commenced the meeting by welcoming the guests followed by the club sponsors, Heather McLarney and Ahren Niles extending invitations to Prof. Jose Cruz, Prof. Ram Gopal and Anna. They conveyed their best wishes to the club and emphasized the importance of such a club and appreciated the potential benefit this club could provide to the student community of UCONN.

The club mentors assigned to this club are Steve Burgess and Rick Kominowksi . Beth Langdon,  a Division Director and Sharon Mercado,  a District Director played instrumental roles in formulating this club. The meeting was followed by the charter presentation ceremony where the Club Charter was presented to the Club Officers.

The leadership team of the Toastmasters Club comprises of the following members, Suresh Shanmugham [President]Shyma Nair [Vice President Education]Haardik Sharma [Vice President Public Relations]Sudeepta Chandel [Vice President Membership]Sunny Dalsania [Secretary]Michael Luo [Treasurer]Samiresh Udutha [Sergeant at Arms], Mahesh Pai [Sergeant at Arms].

Till date, there are 30+ toastmasters enrolled with the club. The Toastmasters Club at UConn aims at building confident public speakers and strong leaders. The Club provides a supportive, learn by practice environment which helps students strengthen their communication skills, overcome stage fear and an overall personality development.

If you have stage fear, then the TM Club is unequivocally, the best antidote. It is a superb platform to learn, practice and experience power of communication.

The Toastmasters club operates every Thursday from 4.30 PM to 5.30 PM.

Interested students can contact Haardik Sharma (2019937846), to enjoy a free guest session of Toastmasters Meeting.

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MSBAPM Graduation Ceremony

The MSBAPM Graduation Ceremony was held at the Observation Deck in GBLC on May 2nd, 2016 for the students graduating in May. This event was held to congratulate the graduates and bid goodbye to them as they enter a new phase of their professional life. The MSBAPM family gave the students an overwhelming farewell wishing them success as they embark upon their new journey. MSBAPM is a close knit family with alumni visiting often, attending events and sharing their experiences with the new students. Here are a few glimpses of the wonderful evening.

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MSBAPM Golf Outing

Sunday, April 24, 2016 MSBAPM club witnessed one of the most awaited events of the year. The golf outing was a quick getaway for faculty, students and alumni’s to get out their routine ,out in the sun to enjoy golf. It was held at Goldwin Park at 9 am for optional lessons followed by tee-time and delicious lunch. The lessons taught the beginners well and the professionals very It was an excellent event for networking with alumni’s for current students and also, faculty interaction with students led them know each other better outside class. How fortunate we are, while there are many around the country digging their vehicles out of snow drifts. At MSBAPM, we interact differently!

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