• MSU Debate Qualifies Two Teams to the 2020 NDT
    Eva Farver, Jack Scullion, Ezra Serrins and Lauren Pepper qualified to the 2020 National Debate Tourament at the district tournament hosted by Northwestern.

  • Carly Watson Named ADA Coach of the Year
    Carly Watson, MSU Debate Team Program and Events Coordinator, was named American Debate Association (ADA) coach of the year for 2019 in recognition of her service to the team and debate community.

  • $1.5M gift will support debate team’s longevity
    An alumni couple’s $1.5 million gift to Michigan State University’s debate team – the team’s largest gift ever received – ensures the nationally competitive program will enjoy ongoing scholarship and funding support for years to come.

Oct
28
2020
Michigan State University Debate finished as finalists at the Wayne State Ziegelmueller Invitational this week.
Mar
02
2020
Michigan State University Debate participated in a public debate at CitizenDetroit’s Dinner and Dialogue event last week.
Feb
07
2020
At the forefront of debate technology and inclusion stands the Michigan State debate team.
Sep
18
2019
Michigan State University Debate finished in the top 32 out of 122 teams competing at the Georgia State University Atlanta Season Open tournament this week.
Jul
15
2020
In rethinking a lot of the whys about how debate camp works it got me thinking about something that I think should be a widely adopted change at summer debate camps: practice tournaments shouldn’t be run like a “competitive” tournament
Apr
10
2020
As E-Debate becomes more popular, judges will be asked to make the transition as well. Bruce Najor, SDI Instructor and MSU Debate Coach, has some tips on judging debates remotely.