Chowan University to Participate in North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Ethics Bowl
MURFREESBORO, NC – Chowan University is one of twenty-two colleges slated to participate in the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Ethics Bowl, debating ethics in law, on February 17th and 18th.
The event takes place at the Legislative Complex in Raleigh. A few of the topics debated will include, professional responsibilities, legal liability, humane treatment, individual rights vs. community standards, and corporate ethics in international context. Teams will participate in three rounds of debate Friday, and one round Saturday, followed by the semifinal and final rounds. Eleven matches will be concurrently conducted. Each match will have three judges and one moderator.
“Student participants consistently extol the educational and professional development value of the Ethic Bowl,” stated NCICU President Hope Williams. “Team members spend months researching and preparing to argue the ethical path forward on these issues.” Chowan University will have five student representatives:
Kyle Davison- Junior (Sports Management)
Melissa Hernandez- Senior (History)
Courtney O’Keefe- Sophomore (Criminal Justice)
Kiala Smith- Senior (Business Administration)
Sean Timmons- Sophomore (Religion)
The students will be accompanied by their campus coordinators Dr. Keith Reich and Dr. J. Brabban. "We are excited to be heading down to Raleigh to compete in our 5th NCICU Ethics Bowl. We are fielding our most experienced, and possibly best team ever with three returners from last year's team that went 3-1. we look forward to winning some matches this weekend at the North Carolina Legislative Complex," shared Dr. Reich.