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DU SPEAKS is du's new Toastmasters Club

Welcome to DU Speaks website.

DU Speaks is the epitome of One DU as it involves bringing students, staff, faculty and community members together for the purpose of personal and professional development.

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Is Toastmasters Right for You?

Do you want to become a confident public speaker and strong leader? If so, Toastmasters is the place for you. You'll find a supportive learn-by-doing environment that allows you to achieve your goals at your own pace.

What you need to know is that the DU Toastmasters Club requires individual dues and a commitment to the club. Members work through public speaking manuals and are expected to be at all meetings where they have a specific role.

Club Update

Toastmasters Informational Meeting!

DU's Toastmasters Club, DU Speaks, is having an informational meeting for prospective members (students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members) who would like to learn more about the club and how it helps improve presentation skills, meeting management skills and leadership skills. Come listen to present members talk about the club on Friday, June 1st from 12-1pm in the Renaissance Room in Mary Reed. Pizza will be provided. To register, click here . For a flyer, click here .

Our Bi-Weekly Meetings

DU Speaks meets every other Thursday - i.e., May 17th, 31st, June 14th & 28th, etc, etc

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Location: Margery Reed Hall, Room 119, 2306 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80208

For questions, email

Club Officers

Please help us acknowledge DU's first set of club officers:

  • President | Grace Baker
  • Treasurer | Kathryn Wennerstrom
  • Vice Presidents
    • Aleks Mialitsin (Education)
    • Maria DeHowitt (Membership)
    • Kristen Kidd (Marketing/Public Relations)
  • Secretary | Gina Wegener
  • Sergeant of Arms | Karen Stewart
  • Club Advisors | Greg Giesen and Camila Angelim

club update link

This Evernote Link contains up-to-date speakers and roles for the upcoming meeting and allows members and officers to plan accordingly.