Du Bois – Harvey Debaters

Mission Statement: 

The Du Bois – Harvey Debaters program exists to complement the curriculum, engage members in scholarly discourse and research methods, and provide an enhanced educational experience through members learning to compare world issues, compete successfully and employ ethical conduct in comparing world issues. 


  •   To create a healthy atmosphere of seeking knowledge through research 
  •   Develop confidence and expertise in public speaking and communications skills
  •   Provide a uniquely rewarding educational experience 
  •   To create opportunities for cultural awareness and experiences 



  • Members will improve their oratorical, analytical and research skills 
  • Members will learn and participate in the various debate formats: policy, parliamentary, and teams world
  • Members will participate and host debate events: camps, public debates, intercollegiate tournaments, training, and debate viewing parties