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The Big Question Speech Competition

The Big Question Faculty Fellows will be hosting a speech competition this December for cash prizes. The “Final Four” students will present their speeches at the convo on Thursday, November 29 and will receive feedback from the students and faculty in attendance.

How to submit:

Students enrolled in Oral Communication (Comm 100) this semester will be automatically considered for entry. Any students not currently enrolled in this course who would like to participate may submit a video of themselves presenting a persuasive speech that addresses the question, “What is Fair?”

Deadline for Final Four consideration is Friday, November 16. Interested students should contact either Professor Ben Erickson ( or Professor Jennifer Babcock ( for further details.