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#NoPlaceLikeSLU - 2nd Annual Residence Life Sponsored Photo and Video Contest!

It's Residence Hall Appreciation Week and for the second year the Office of Residence Life is running an Instagram© challenge!!

The Laurentian Community is a wonderful collection of students, faculty, and staff.  The people of this campus are the power behind our community and we want to see the great contributions you make to the SLU Residential Experience!

This year, there is both a photo and video component to the contest.  Winning submissions (top 3 photos and top video) will receive $20 towards their CWA and be featured on the Residence Life Website.  Share your submissions from October 5th-October 9th on Instagram© using the #NoPlaceLikeSLU

Photo Contest

Submitted photos should touch on one of the following categories:

A View of My Room

How is your room your “home away from home”?  Here is the chance to show off your great eye for design or the unique items you have from home or travels abroad.

Community Events

What do you do in your space during your free time?  Here is your chance to show off how your community bonds together in activities such as family dinners, movie nights, or theme house events.

#tbt to My FYP

The tradition of the FYP helps create long lasting bonds to start and end the St. Lawrence experience.  Show off your FYP community then and now!!

Study Time

How does your residential space extend your learning experience beyond the classroom?  Show us your favorite residential study space or how your community comes together for study groups!!

 

Video Challenge

Can you master the 5 in 15 Challenge?  Share your 15 second video submissions answering the following questions:

1. What residence hall is your favorite?

2. What is your favorite community activity (theme house program, study groups, community dinner, etc.)?

3. What is the best thing you ever cooked in your kitchen area?

4. What is the “hidden gem” of your residential space (common area, reading room, etc.)?

5. What decorative item makes your room unique?

Do you have a private Instagram© account?  Use our webform to submit your contest entries: https://www.stlawu.edu/residence-life/form/noplacelikeslu-photo-and-video-submissions

We look forward to seeing your contest entries and the positive impacts you have on our residential places and spaces!!

These events are graciously funded through an Innovation Grant entitled “Appreciating our Campus Community: Addressing Vandalism Through Community Engagement” and awarded in Spring 2014.  We also wish to thank the Student Social Media Team and Meg Keniston ’07, M’09 for their support in helping make this project a reality.  

Questions? Contact Victoria Lederer  •  vlederer@stlawu.edu  •  Whitman 137  •  (315) 229-5122 or Sylvie Choiniere . spchoi12@stlawu.edu