Magazine Archive - February 2017

February 17, 2017

Frederick Douglass and The Columbian Orator

Resources , Instruction , Seen|Read|Heard , Speaker's Bookshelf

It’s rare, but every once in a while we do work with someone who brings along a copy of The Columbian Orator. Frederick Douglass began developing his skills as a speaker by reading this popular 19th century textbook. He bought the book while he was still enslaved, a boy of 12 or 13. It was the first book he'd ever owned.

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February 16, 2017

National Jell-O Week Hits Home

Welcome to Camden , Faculty , Just For Fun

It may or may not be America’s most famous dessert these days, but it’s hard to imagine a Southern congealed salad without it. And J-E-L-L-O has a special connection to Camden and our Buckley school staff.

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February 6, 2017

Welcome to Camden: Kershaw-Cornwallis House

Resources , Welcome to Camden , The Buckley Experience

Lord Cornwallis occupied the space during the Revolutionary War. Union troops occupied it during the Civil War. Now, it’s a Buckley School tradition to occupy the Kershaw-Cornwallis house for a Thursday night banquet during our Executive Seminars.

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February 5, 2017

Can We Keep PowerPoint Under Control?

Instruction , Presentation Tips , Just For Fun , PowerPoint

"Just Say No to PowerPoint Week" is Feb. 5-11, but it's a campaign the U.S. Military has tried to implement every day for years. Buckley faculty member Jenny Maxwell says that while every presenter can't say "no" completely, there are ways to limit the damage.

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