Winter semester meetings will be in HC 2-21 every Wednesday and Thursday at 5pm. No experience neccessary, come say hi!
Weekly meetings are currently held all summer every Wednesday at 6:00 PM in Humanities Centre 2-11. If you’re new to debate, we encourage you to come out! If you have any questions, you can e-mail us at email@example.com.
Welcome to the 2012-2013 school year!
The University of Alberta Debate Society is very excited to announce that our first meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 12th at 5 PM in Humanities Centre L-1! Please come out for FREE PIZZA and our annual show debate.
Memberships will be on sale for $18 for the year! Get them fast at the first meeting!
Weekly meetings will continue on September 19th and 20th at 5 PM in HC 2-11.
Hope to see you there!
The UADS is once again hosting it’s year-end party!
When: Friday, April 6th
Where: Windsor Park Plaza at 8210 111th Street*
from 6:30pm to 12am.
*The Party Room where this is being held will be accessible via the stairwell on 83rd Ave, west of 111th Street.
Please RSVP via the Facebook Event under the name “FUNSPEAK 2012!” or by emailing Nisha at firstname.lastname@example.org by WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4th! If you have any dietary restrictions, please forward those as well.
We will be providing light refreshments and food, and you are invited to bring your own games, drinks, and smiling faces to this final event!
On Wednesday, March 28th, we elected our executive for the upcoming, 105th year of debate. Our AGM was an efficient 45 minutes, where we passed constitutional reform to create a Vice-President Training position, which will be reviewed after next year.
President: Nisha Patel
Vice-President Executive: Andrea Diamond
Vice-President Finance: Keith Hill
Vice-President External: Zoe Francis
Vice-President Internal: Daniel Howitt
Vice-President Training: Catherine Fan
Auditor: Kathleen Elhatton-Lake
Thank you to our outgoing executive, Kristen Pue, Robert Lees-Miller, Julia Baum, and Andrew Robertson for another great year!
This Wednesday, the U of A Debate Society will be electing its new Executive Council. The positions open for election are:
Elections for the Member-at-Large and the Novice Member-At-Large will take place in September, 2012.
UADS members may NOT proxy your votes in, but we will allow you to vote before the meeting from 4pm onwards if you are unable to make the actual meeting at 5pm.
Platforms are on CUSIDnet. You will need to be a University of Alberta forum member to have access, so please create a use and message Kristen Pue for access.
Thanks, and good luck to all candidates running!
Once again, the UADS represented at the Canadian Parliamentary Debate Championships. Kristen Pue and Catherine Fan broke seventh to Quarter-Finals, with Kristen as 6th place Speaker and Catherine as 2nd place Novice Speaker. Congratulations are also extended to our Public Speech Finalist, Nisha Patel.