University of La Verne

The University of La Verne comes from a long line of tradition and success in the debating community. In 2012, the University of La Verne Debate Team celebrated its 100 years of debating. In most recent years, the ULV Debate Team has made its mark in the British Parliamentary international debating format. La Verne is 1 of 9 American universities to make the grand final at the World Universities Debating Championships. Currently, ULV also is 1 of 8 universities to own a National Championship title at the United States Universities Debating Championships. La Verne Debate represents the ability for students to express their unique and personal narrative in a safe and welcoming environment, eventually celebrating those narratives into the community and across the globe; ULV Debate continues to proudly reflect its vision statement: “We change the world, one word at a time.”