Essay Contest for HS Students Sponsored by Cook Honors College

Be sure to share this with your high school friends, teachers, and younger siblings.

The Cook Honors College at Indiana University of Pennsylvania
announces the annual Making a Difference essay competition for high
school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Consistent with our mission to create engaged and thoughtful
citizens, the essay contest invites students to reflect on their own
experiences with community service by answering the question “How have
you been transformed by your own community service?”

Essay requirements and the essay cover sheet can be found on the IUP Cook Honors College website.
Essays are due by November 5, 2011, with winners announced in December.
Winning essays are eligible to receive over $2,000 in cash prizes,
including a $1,000 first-place award.

Attention all English majors!

Do you love literature? Do you love writing? Do you love movies? Well look no
farther, English Club is for you. This year we will be partnering with NGAR to
provide writing workshops to those interested, running panels on genres (such as
steam punk) and bringing in the occasional author. If you’re looking for good
English fun, come to English club on Thursday, September 27th at 4 PM. If you
have any questions e-mail jsjq@iup.edu or B.A.Viens@iup.edu.

$10,000 Competition – PASSHE Business Plan Competition for Students

The deadline for the PASSHE Business Plan
Competition for students has been extended. Due to flooding at some of
our sister campuses, the deadline for this first-ever Business Plan
Competition for all PASSHE students is now September 30 at midnight.
First prize is $10,000.

Any IUP student interested should go to the PASSHE Business Plan Competition website and register by fillng out a simple two-page intent to compete. Afterwards, they will be contacted by the IUP Small Business Development Center to provide assistance with their business plan.

For problems or further assistance, students may contact Joette Wisnieski wisnie@iup.edu.