Debate & Advocacy Society

Call for New Members & LPP Program Participants

Click our link on getting involved with the MDAS for more information. Get involved with Poughkeepsie middle schoolers, give back to the community, and earn a priority point. Our program starts the end of September and runs into November (Wednesdays from 4-5pm) , so email for more information ASAP!

We are also looking for contributors to our radio program. Click on the link to the right to learn more about opportunities to share your views about what’s going on in the world. We’re looking for both students and faculty/ staff contributors!

Inaugural Stand Up Speak Out Competition Shows Marist Students Engaged...

On October 26, 2010 students representing five Schools at Marist competed in the inaugural Stand Up Speak Out Public Speaking Competition. Read more about the competition.


Information About the MDAS

We invite anyone interested in developing public speaking skills, who’s interested in community service or taking on advocacy about issues that affect Marist students and our community to get involved, or just feels like discussing issues in a sane and civil way to get involved with us. You can have fun, earn priority points, gain skills applicable to any major, and get involved.

Speech Camp with the Liberty Partnerships Program

Debate and Advocacy Society Attend Rally to Restore Sanity in DC