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Undergraduate Essay Contest honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

mlk_essay_header.jpgIn honor of the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Geneva College is holding an Essay Contest open to all traditional undergraduate students. Submissions will be evaluated by a panel of judges that will award prizes in the amount of $200 for first place, $150 for second place and $75 for third place.

In addition, the writer of the first-place essay will have the opportunity to present the paper to an audience of faculty, staff and students in Skye Lounge on a date to be announced.

Essays must be between seven and 10 pages and written in response to one of four prompts regarding multicultural issues.  All entries must be submitted in hard-copy format to Kathy Kinzer-Downs, Director of Multi-Cultural Student Services, or to Dr. Keith Martel, Professor of Higher Education and Core Studies, no later than January 6, 2014.

The full list of contest guidelines and topics is available at www.geneva.edu/mlk_essay.

Questions may be directed to Kathy Kinzer-Downs at kykinzer@geneva.edu.

Geneva College invites students to accept the challenge of an academically excellent, Christ-centered and affordable education. Offering nearly 40 undergraduate majors, Adult Degree Programs with fully online and campus-based options, and seven graduate degrees, Geneva’s programs are recognized for their high quality. U.S. News & World Report ranks Geneva as a Top 10 Best Value in the North Region with one of the Top 100 engineering programs in the nation. Adhering to the inerrancy of Scripture, a Geneva education is grounded in God’s word as well as in a core curriculum designed to prepare students vocationally to think, write and communicate well in today’s world.


 

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A great majority of Geneva students – 70% – complete internships during the course of their study.

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Chapel
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Metheny Fieldhouse 10:10 a.m.

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Networking & Etiquette Dinner
Presidents Dining Room 5:00 p.m.

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