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Top Debaters in Novice and Professional Divisions at the LSUS debate tournament

SMU debate attended the largest tournament of the fall semester at Louisiana Statue University Shreveport this weekend (November 4-6) and had two of the top two competitors in novice and professional divisions. Sarah Mende was the top novice competitor among 69 student competitors from 20 different universities. SMU had a 57% win/loss rate in 42 […]

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SMU has two semifinalists at Lee College Debate Tournament

SMU debaters advanced to the semifinals of novice and junior varsity levels of the International Public DebateAssociation tournament at Lee College this weekend (September 23-25). Hailey Hazen advanced to the semifinals ofjunior varsity and Yazan Naseef advanced to the semifinals of novice. Eric Ryan and Hailey Hazen advanced to thequarterfinals of team debate on Friday. […]

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Novice National Title in IPDA Debate 2022

SMU won a national title at the International Public Debate Association National Championship at Abilene Christian Unviersity.  The tournament was host to 44 universities from 18 states.  More than 300 undergraduate students competed at the tournament held April 8-11.  More than 1,000 students competed nationwide in tournaments assessed by the IPDA organization since September of 2021. […]

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Professor Voth Wins Top National Book Award— Rohrer Award

Dedman College News Origingally Posted: November 29, 2021 Dr. Ben Voth, professor of rhetoric and director of debate and speech was honored with a national book award for his recent book entitled: Debate as Global Pedagogy: Rwanda Rising. The National Communication Association and the American Forensics Association met in Seattle, Washington November 18-21. At the […]