NOVA Forensics Captures Top Awards

NOVA Forensics Captures Top Awards

Members of the nationally-ranked NOVA Forensics Team recently competed on their home turf against 12 other colleges and universities in an exciting speech and competitive literature performance tournament. The Richard Ernst/Jean Braden Invitational and the American Forensics Association District Seven Qualifier tournament occurred on the Alexandria Campus in the Bisdorf Building on March 4 to 6. In addition to the NOVA Forensics Team, the dynamic tournaments … Continue reading NOVA Forensics Captures Top Awards

NOVA Forensics Presents Night After Nationals Showcase

The NOVA Forensics Team proudly presents the “2015 Night After Nationals Forensics Showcase.” Please join members of the nationally ranked NOVA Forensics Team as they perform some of their award-winning poetry, prose and reader’s theater performances from the exciting 2014-2015 competitive season of intercollegiate forensics competition. Alexandria Campus Show: Wednesday April 29, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Bisdorf 158 Loudoun Campus Show: Tuesday April 28, … Continue reading NOVA Forensics Presents Night After Nationals Showcase

NOVA Forensics Team Continues Successful Season

NOVA Forensics Team Continues Successful Season

On January 24 and 25, an exciting intercollegiate speech and debate tournament took place on the Alexandria Campus. Faculty and students from various colleges and universities gathered in the Donald L. Bisdorf building for the third annual Richard J. Ernst Invitational. Student competitors endured two days of tough competition in a variety of public speaking, debate and literature performance events. The NOVA Forensics team served … Continue reading NOVA Forensics Team Continues Successful Season

NOVA Forensics Program Celebrates Competition Success

NOVA Forensics Program Celebrates Competition Success

In just the second full season of intercollegiate competition, the NOVA Forensics Team is a roaring success. Last weekend, select members of the NOVA Forensics Team attended the Phi Rho Pi National Tournament in Denver, Colo. Aaron Latta became NOVA’s first national medal winner by earning a bronze award in impromptu speaking. During impromptu speaking, a student is given a quotation from a famous author and … Continue reading NOVA Forensics Program Celebrates Competition Success

Alexandria Campus Hosts Forensics Tournament

On January 25 and 26, the Alexandria Campus bustled with all the amazing energy, passionate creativity and focused professionalism that comes with a major college forensics tournament. Forensics is the term used to denote intercollegiate competition in public speaking, debate and literature performance events. The Richard J. Ernst Invitational and the Southern Northern Atlantic Forensic Union tournaments were great successes. The large-scale tournament drew high caliber … Continue reading Alexandria Campus Hosts Forensics Tournament

NOVA Faculty Congratulate Forensics Team

The NOVA Forensics Team kicked off the 2013-14 season of intercollegiate competition in speech, debate and literature performance events quite memorably this month. The first tournament of the season was October 5 to 6 for the George Mason University, “Virginia is For Lovers Swing.” Representing NOVA at this prestigious event were two first-year NOVA competitors. Aaron Latta (AL) competed in Impromptu and Extemporaneous Speaking and … Continue reading NOVA Faculty Congratulate Forensics Team

Phi Rho Pi

NOVA Forensics Team at Phi Rho Pi National Tournament

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Forensics Is Alive and Well at NOVA

Did you know that this year NOVA has an active Forensics Team that is currently preparing for nationals while also seeking interested students for next year’s exciting season? Here is a basic overview of NOVA’s Forensics Team. Please share with your students who might be interested!  BACKGROUND The NOVA Forensics team competes in speaking events as outlined by the American Forensics Association (AFA), Phi Rho … Continue reading Forensics Is Alive and Well at NOVA

NOVA Forensics Team wins again

NOVA Forensics Team Wins at Morgan State

The NOVA Forensics Team kept its successful season going with another impressive showing at a big speech and debate tournament over the weekend of November 9 and 10 when team members traveled to the 17th Annual Morgan State University Invitational in Baltimore, Maryland. After two days of intense competition students from both, the Alexandria and Loudon campuses emerged victorious in team debate and individual events focused … Continue reading NOVA Forensics Team Wins at Morgan State