Calling all Allegany College of Maryland students from Cumberland, to Somerset, to Bedford!
Are you passionate about saving the world? Do you have a solution to a problem that the world is challenged with today? Here is your chance to share your ideas and help make the world a better place!
How can you be a change agent? It’s simple! REGISTER HERE!
Enter the “Save the World Fair,” slated to be held on Wednesday, April 27th at ACM’s Cumberland Campus – in the College Center and Auditorium – from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Those who enter will create and display a presentation / poster board at the Save the World Fair that tells us how you plan on making a better world possible. The world needs your best ideas and active participation!
The registration deadline is Friday, April 22, 2016.
For your presentation / poster board – include the following:
1) Describe the problem.
2) Explain the problem….list facts and/or statistics.
3) Tell us what your solution is and how it might be accomplished.
Each of the presentations will be voted on by students and staff on April 27th.
“Save the World” Voting Criteria:
1) The problem being presented is clearly defined.
2) Background information about the problem is evident, engaging, and credible.
3) A creative solution was presented that can be applied in the real world.
PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED FOR THOSE PRESENTATIONS THAT EARN THE MOST VOTES FROM PEOPLE WHO ATTEND THE “SAVE THE WORLD FAIR.”
The top two winners will attend the “Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement Meeting” Tuesday, May 31, 2016 to Saturday, June 4, 2016 * Indianapolis Marriott Downtown • Indianapolis, Indiana – all expenses paid. More information is available about the meeting can be found at: http://www.aascu.org/meetings/clde16.
The third place winner will receive a $100 gift card to Walmart.
The fourth place winner will receive a $50 gift card to the ACM Book Center.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org. When possible, we encourage students and instructors to work together on a project that applies what you have learned in class to real world scenarios. If you would like to discuss this further or need help with transportation please contact at the email or phone number below.
Service Learning and Civic Engagement Center
Allegany College of Maryland