"Eloquent speech is not from lip to ear, but rather from heart to heart. "
-William Bryan, American politician and representative (1860-1925)
The CCU Speech & Debate team competes nationally against some of the best colleges and universities in the country. CCU competes in Parliamentary style debate (both American and World formats), which emphasizes argumentation, persuasion and communication qualities. CCU also offers a fully comprehensive program in individual events.
Develop your argumentation, persuasion, and communication skills. These skills are essential in business, education, marketing, ministry, politics, and many other careers.
Deepen your understanding of world issues. Gain insight into the geo-political climate, current events and issues, and the values, philosophies, and principles undergirding them.
E-mail Dr. Chris Leland.
CCU is all about authentic community, and this is no different for our debate team. As you practice, travel, and compete together you'll also walk alongside each other's personal growth.
Boost your scholarship funds. A limited amount of scholarship money is available for students promising enough to become part of the CCU Debate Team.
Complete and return the Debate Recruitment Form (PDF) now!
Professor of Communication & Director of DebateSchool of Humanities and Sciences