by Ihsen Ketata
ATLANTA – Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business and the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) announce two essay competitions and one photo competition open to undergraduate students who meet the respective competition criteria.
|Eric and Barbara Joiner Competition for Photography by Study Abroad Participants|
|Eligibility||Open to all GSU undergraduate students who have participated in a Robinson-sponsored study abroad program.|
|Entry||The photograph should be digital and high quality (24 bit, 1024 x 768 resolution, in JPG format) of people, places or daily life, and representative of cultural aspects. The work must be titled and accompanied by a description of not more than 50 words, which may include answers to the following questions: What was your motivation for taking this photo? What makes it interesting? What was the context? What did you learn?|
|Evaluation Criteria||The evaluation process will take into consideration how well a photograph conveys cross-cultural interaction, sense of exploration in foreign business, marketplace settings, economic institutions, traditions, practices and interaction with the countries’ inhabitants.|
|Nick and Anne-Marie Shreiber Competition for Best Essay on Globalization|
|Eligibility||Open to all Robinson College undergraduate students.|
|Entry||Essays should answer the question: Does globalization have anything to do with me? Students should describe the impact of globalization on their daily lives/experiences, standards of living, job prospects, welfare and cultural experiences. Essays must not exceed 1,000 words and must be in an academically accepted reference style such as, but not limited to, APA or MLA.|
|Evaluation Criteria||Essays will be judged on how innovative, interactive and developmental they are. They will be valued on a micro and macro scope, and sustainability and publication implications will also be taken into consideration.|
|Michael and Cynthia Shannon Competition for Best Essay on Study Abroad Impact|
|Eligibility||Open to all Robinson undergraduate students participating in a Robinson College study abroad program.|
|Entry||Describe the impact of your study abroad experience on your professional development. Essays must not exceed 1,000 words and must be in an academically accepted reference style such as, but not limited to, APA or MLA.|
|Evaluation Criteria||Essays will be judged on how innovative, interactive and developmental they are. They also will be valued on a micro and macro scope, and sustainability and publication implications will also be taken into consideration.|
Three prizes will be awarded for each competition. First place: $500; second place: $300; third place: $200.
All competition finalists will be recognized at a reception on Friday, November 16. Winning essays will be published by GlobalAtlanta, an online news publication that covers international business news affecting Atlanta and Georgia.
Competition entries must be submitted to [email protected] by 5 p.m. on Monday, October 1, 2012.
The largest business school in the South and part of a major research institution, Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business has 200 faculty, 8,000 students and 80,000 alumni. With programs on five continents and students from 88 countries, the college is world-class and worldwide. Its part-time MBA is ranked among the best by the Aspen Institute, Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report, and its Executive MBA is on the Financial Times list of the world’s premier programs. Located in Atlanta, the Robinson College and Georgia State have produced more of Georgia’s top executives with graduate degrees than any other school in the Southeast.