Washington University receives corporate recognition
from Toastmasters International
On Thursday, November 12, Balraj Arunasalam, first vice president of Toastmasters International, presented the Corporate Recognition Award to the university. Arunasalam traveled from Sri Lanka for a ceremony on campus in Olin Library. Mark Bagby, director of emergency management and Toastmasters member, opened the ceremony and Henry Webber, executive vice chancellor for administration, accepted the award from Arunasalam on behalf of the university. The university has two Toastmasters clubs – Toast of WU and WUSTL Speaks. Both have achieved milestones that led them to this award, including hosting two recent Toastmasters Leadership Institutes and the Early-Bird Officer Training, earning “Select Distinguished” and “Distinguished Club” status and had members complete their Competent Leader and Competent Communicator Awards.