Moravian Debate Team
Faculty Advisor: Leon Niemoczynski
SAVE THE DATE!
North East Regional Ethics Bowl Competition - St. Joseph's College in New York
DATE: Saturday, November 14, 2015
Registration is now open and closes October 1st.
To access registration, as well as a campus map, directions, information on dining and lodging at the tournament, go to website: www.nereb15.wordpress.com
The Moravian Debate Team competes in the Intercollegiate Ethics
Bowl (IEB), sponsored by The Center of the Study of Ethics in the
Professions at Illinois Institute of Technology. The IEB provides
undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in a competitive
tournament of ethical debates with undergraduate students from
over 100 Universities and Colleges. The experience challenges student
on various fronts and helps them develop invaluable educational
skills for future success in the work force and in graduate school.
Some of the skills they work on and practice throughout the year
are the following:
- Public speaking.
- Develop and articulate arguments.
- Express their views and justification clearly and intelligibly.
- Discern ethical issues.
- Discern ethically relevant and irrelevant issues.
- Discern the various ethical perspectives and viewpoints.
About IRB and The Center for the Study of Ethics in the
Profession at Illinois Institute of Technology
“The Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl (IEB) combines the excitement and fun
of a competitive tournament with a valuable educational experience for undergraduate
students. Recognized widely by educators, the IEB has received special commendation
for excellence and innovation from the American Philosophical Association,
and received the 2006 American Philosophical Association/Philosophy Documentation
Center's 2006 prize for Excellence and Innovation in Philosophy Programs. The
format, rules, and procedures of the IEB all have been developed to model widely
acknowledged best methods of reasoning in practical and professional ethics.” For more info on the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl: http://ethics.iit.edu/eb/index.html