Did you know that Pi Kappa Delta now provides grants to support the creation of instructional materials, professional development, scholarly research, historical preservation and the development of new competitive speech and debate events? PKD’s mission is focused on advancing the theory and practice of intercollegiate forensics in all of its forms. Please consider applying for grant. Approximately $10,000 in total funding is available for the next academic year. View application materials and grant descriptions here:
Applications for the 2013 Pi Kappa Delta Academic All American Awards are now available. The deadline for submission is February 13, 2013. view award criteria and application materials here:
Thanks to the generous support of the Arthur N. Rupe Foundation, Pi Kappa Delta is happy to announce the availability of scholarships and program assistance funding for participants in Public Forum Debate at the 2013 PKD National Tournament and Convention. For more information, visit our website at www.pikappadelta.com, or read more here:
Pi Kappa Delta is creating a national directory of everyone with speech and/or debate experience at the high school or college level. (This includes judges, coaches or competitors.) The directory will be available in late 2013 or early 2014, and will coincide with PKD’s “Second Century.” You can enter your information by following the link below. It takes just a few moments to complete the survey:
As part of PKD’s effort to develop better outcome assessment and measurement tools, we’ve created a National Forensic Census survey. The survey should take no more than ten minutes to complete, and it is designed to generate a statistical composite of the scope and magnitude of competitive forensics experience at both the high school and college level. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey by following this link:
The PKD Credit Point System is now live. Please read the documents on our homepage for information about how to create an account and begin recording points. READ THE LETTER FROM PRESIDENT GINA JENSEN FIRST to find out when your Province may begin entering points: http://www.pikappadelta.com.
Here’s a link to the PKD President’s Reception at NCA. Hope to see you there!