School of Media & Strategic Communications

Scripps International Innovators Cup

Imagine it.  Design it.  Pitch it.

Come innovate with us!

The Scripps International Innovators Cup, sponsored by the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University, invites colleges and universities to pit their best student team against other teams from around the world to solve a new media challenge.  

Our mission is to celebrate student innovation around media entrepreneurship and to highlight student creativity in communication and journalism schools and student clubs around the world.  The Innovators Cup  prize awards one university team a top prize of $5,000.  

Teams Register By:  Monday, February 15, 2016
Registration fee:  $250 (paid by university)

Teams Submit By:  Monday, March 28, 2016

Winning Team Announcement
:  Wednesday, April 13, 2016

For more information, contact
:  Dr. Michelle Ferrier, Associate Dean for Innovation,
Research/Creative Activity and Graduate Studies

 (740) 593-9860

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Creative Lightning Awards

Submissions Due:  Nov. 12

$20 per entry

Top entries will receive free submissions into the ADDYS

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56th Annual Hearst Journalism Awards

Are you interested in entering a prestigious national journalism competition, with up to $500,000 in scholarship awards, matching grants and stipends, and is open to undergraduate journalism majors?  Then the 56th Annual Hearst Journalism Awards competition is for you!  It is fully funded by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, under the auspices of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication.  One of our own students, Cody Stavenhagen, won second place in the National Writing Championship this year.  Next year, it could be you! 

The National Championship will be in San Francisco, held May 30-June 3, 2015.  Prior to this, there are monthly competitions in writing, photojournalism, broadcast and media leading up to the National Championship.

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