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Sister Anne Paye Media Competition


Be Seen. Be Heard.
Stand Up for
Social Justice

The Communications Department will be holding its first annual Sister Anne Paye Student Media Competition in Spring 2012. All students in grades 10th through 12th may enter the competition. Submissions are due September 19, 2011 through January 6, 2012. All applicants are invited to the awards ceremony and reception at Misericordia University Friday, April 20, 2012. The media competition will be judged by media professionals from around the area as well as Communications professionals from Misericordia University.

Sister Anne Paye

Sister Anne Paye served as the Dean of Women and worked alongside the student newspaper and the student art and literary magazine at MU. She drew attention to the lack of housing for homeless women and children and made it her mission to create the Catherine McAuley Center in 1984. She proved that social issues can be brought into the light and resolved. We believe students have the understanding to create media works that communicate issues of social significance and change.

What can be entered into the Media Competition?

  • Still Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Print and Broadcast Journalism
  • Editorial Pieces
  • Advertisements
  • Videography
  • Video Marketing and Promotion Pieces

Competition Guidelines and Rules to Remember:

  • ALL entries submitted must address the issue of social justice. Think creatively!
  • 4 copies of all entries must be submitted to the competition.
  • Submissions must be received on time. Late submissions will not be accepted!
  • High quality copies and reproductions will be accepted.
  • Submissions will not be returned and will become the property of Misericordia University and may be used as future promotional materials.
  • All applicants are responsible for obtaining the rights to all parts of the submitted materials.
  • If an entity other than the applicant owns the necessary rights to the materials, the applicant must provide written consent from the owner and release forms for talent.
  • Entries are not required to be for school projects.
  • All journalism entries must be in third-person format and first-person for columns.
  • Entries must be mailed. No email submissions will be accepted.
  • All entries must be accompanied by a completed entry form and a short narrative of 250 words or less explaining the piece, topic, and the reasons the submissions were selected.

Click here to view the flyer in PDF format.

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