Ian Lising, assistant professor of speech and debate, is excited for his new chapter at the University as the new associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, after being appointed by Dean Lawrence Potter in December.
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Two out of three teams from the La Verne Debate Team advanced to the quarter finals of the George Washington Intervarsity Invitational at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. March 21 and 22.
Kristine Butterly, adjunct professor of speech communication, graduated from La Verne in 2010 and is back four years later to follow her passion for education. At the age of 25, Butterly uses her age to relate to students.
A passion for teaching and love for debate has launched Robert Ruiz, director of forensics, instructor of speech communication and debate coach, into success after success.
Laughter and “here, here’s” filled LaFetra Auditorium yesterday as students watched their professors debate whether human rights are a luxury only developed countries can afford.
The debate team made the record books last weekend in British Columbia as captains Carl Decker and Sam French won their first international championship; the first in University of La Verne history.
I support student journalists here at La Verne and I support the Campus Times, so I hate to have to voice my complaint, but after reading the March 2 issue I have to say something.
As the centennial for the University of La Verne debate team approaches, assistant professor of speech and debate Ian Lising has organized a series of faculty debates to celebrate the milestone.
It has become fairly routine practice for University of La Verne students to turn on the laptop with every intention of working on homework. Five minutes of work go by, when suddenly the status updates of their friends seem infinitely more interesting than whatever you are working on.
Students at the University of La Verne are being conditioned to lead their generation with revolutionary speeches in the style of those given by Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and John F. Kennedy.