Photo Contest


Photo Contest

Send us your photos! We invite all 2017-2018 semester and year long study abroad participants to submit no more than two of their best digital photos to the Center for Global Education. Entries will be divided into two categories, People and Places, giving more students the opportunity to win! First, second, and third place winners in both categories will be awarded Downtown Naperville Gift Certificates in the amount of $40, $20 and $15 respectively. Winning photos will be displayed in the Boilerhouse on the North Central campus!

The Path Traveled

2016-17 First Place People submission.

Photo submitted by Liz Rubenic. 

Jossue

2016-17 Second Place People submission.

Photo submitted by Terra Johnson. Taken in: Escazu, San Jose Province, Costa Rica

Through the Looking Glass

2016-17 Third Place People submission.

Photo submitted by Mia Narcisi. Taken in: Brussels, Belgium

Peering into Amalfi

2016-17 First Place Places submission.

Photo submitted by Kassie Whaling. Taken in: Campania, Italy

Volcanic View

2016-17 Second Place Places submission.

Photo submitted by Ivy Siebert. Taken in: Santorini, Greece

A Colorful Taste of Italy

2016-17 Third Place Places submission.

Photo submitted by Dana Arcangelo. Taken in: Cinque Terre, Italy

Photo Submission Deadline

Monday, January 22, 2018 by 5pm

Submitting Your Photo(s)

Please, email your best photographs to Whitney Ewing, Study Abroad Advisor at wkewing@noctrl.edu. We know you all took some amazing journeys abroad and look forward to seeing the "inner photographer" in each of you!

Eligibility & Entry Requirements

  • Submit up to 2 digital photos (one for each category People and Places) to Whitney Ewing, Study Abroad Advisor at wkewing@noctrl.edu.

  • In photo submission email, please include your name, category for each submission, photo title(s), and where and when each photo was taken.

  • Photographs must have been taken by you, the entrant.

  • Open to all North Central College students who studied abroad sometime during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Selection Criteria

  • Entries will be judged by a committee of representatives from the NCC administration.

  • The committee seeks photos that are representative of students' international experience.

  • Entries will be divided into two categories, increasing your odds of winning.

  • People: photos will be judged on quality and content, with special consideration given to images that depict student interaction with the host culture, students in the academic environment, local culture, and history.

  • Places: photos will be judged based on the best use of architectural, landscape, cityscape, or surrounding environmental elements of the place studied in or visited during the experience, with special consideration given to images depicting students.

Awards and Recognition

1st Place: $40 in Downtown Naperville Gift Certificates

2nd Place: $20 in Downtown Naperville Gift Certificates

3rd Place: $15 in Downtown Naperville Gift Certificates

Prints of the winning photos will be made and displayed on campus in March with digital versions also being shown on Facebook and Instagram profiles for the Center for Global Education. Winners will be announced in early March on the Center for Global Education's website and through email.

Please note: All submissions become the property of NCC's Center for Global Education for use in any future publications and publicity.