Tournaments and Upcoming Events:
The February 2014 issue of The Key is here.
The Spring 2013 Public Forum Debate Topic is: "Resolved: Congress should restore funding to the SNAP program to pre-November 2013 levels."
View the invitation for the 2014 National Comprehensive Tournament here.
View the 2013-2014 PKD Professional Development and Targeted Instructional Grants here. View a copy of a successful grant application here.
Read the winning papers from the To Honor Scholarship event: First Place Josh Watkins (Boise State), Second Place Caleb Rawson (Colorado Christian), and Third Place Allison Hight (Ohio University). As the winner of the event, Josh's paper will be published in the next issue of The Forensic. Congratulations to all who participated in this event!
View the Final Round of Public Forum Debate here:
View pictures of the 100th anniversary tournament and convention here:
View President Jeffrey Stopenhagen's address to the convention here:
Congratulations to all of the 2013 Pi Kappa Delta All-Americans:
Ken Corbit, Arkansas State University
Andrew Kasick, Marietta College
Benjamin Reese, Marietta College
Mason Rozell, University of North Georgia
Josh Watkins, Boise State University
Daniel Hinderliter, West Chester University
Sean Kohloff, Central Michigan University
Get the Latest Copy of The Key here. The key is now a quarterly newsletter with feature stories on a wide variety of topics of interest to Pi Kappa Delta members. The latest issue includes fund-raising tips, and information about Public Forum Debate and the 2013 tournament. To receive your own copy of The Key electronically, click the "Subscribe to PKD" button on the left menu bar.
Announcements, Scholarships, Grants andIt's Official! By an overwhelming margin, the three motions submitted by the National Council have been approved by the membership. View the motions and incorporation documents here.
Professional Development Opportunities:
Awards, Prizes, Professional Development Grants and Program Support Information: View Public Forum Debate individual and institutional prize program support information here. View the complete set of Professional Development and Targeted Instructional Grant Applications here.
PKD Chapter and Alumni News:
Interested in creating an oral history of your chapter? check out these excellent Oral History projects from the 2013 PKD National Tournament. Boise State University , Ottawa University, Southwest Baptist University and William Carey.
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From the National Office:
View the PKD historical video, footage from the 100th Anniversary Tournament and Convention and footage from the Public Forum Debate Final Round.
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