2015-16 Moravian Debate Team

Moravian Debate Team

Nicholas Gaspar
Zachary Molchany
Edwin Gonzalez
Nathan Nocchi
Lowell Perkins
Monick Perone
Abagael Woleschok

Faculty Advisor: Leon Niemoczynski


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:

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: