Rollins College Debate Team

Debate Team Outreach

Joshua Brown, Debate Team Captain, discusses the need for debating at all levels of education with JSA students.Kelsey Eelman engages students from JSA on the virtues of debatingRobert McDonald greets students from Timber Creek High SchoolWhitney Elliot mentors students at Lake Nona High School

Junior Statesmen Association

Joshua Brown, Debate Team Captain, discusses the need for debating at all levels of education with JSA students.

Junior Statesmen Association

Kelsey Eelman engages students from JSA on the virtues of debating.

Timber Creek High School

Robert McDonald greets students from Timber Creek High School.

Lake Nona High School

Whitney Elliot mentors students at Lake Nona High School.

Inspring the Future

Throughout the academic year, the Rollins College Debate Team competes in domestic and international tournaments, hosts international exchanges with debating societies from around the world, and hosts debating seminars and exhibition debates at schools in Central Florida. The Rollins College Debate Team is proud to have established international exchanges with many debating societies around the world, including: iDebate Rwanda in Kigalie Rwanda, Africa; The Cambridge Debating Union in Cambridge, England; China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing, China; Shanghai International Studies University in Shanghai, China; Solbridge International Business University in Daejeon, South Korea; Taiwan Normal University in Taipai City, Taiwan; The Jamaican Association for Debating Empowerment in Kingston, Jamaica; Jindal Global University in Sonipat, Haryana, India; the Wits Debating Union in Johannesburg, South Africa; and many others. 

Colleges, universities, and debating societies in the international community that are interested in joining the Rollins College debating exchange are encouraged to contact Dr. Eric Smaw.