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Global Education Travel Photo Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the Global Travel Photo Contest! 

1st prize: John Bennett for "Elderly Woman Cooking Food on a Boat", Ratchaburi Province, Thailand

2nd prize: Abby Cantrell for "Zebras on the Mara", Kenya

3rd prize: Kailey Nilsson for "Dettifoss, Largest Waterfall in Europe", Northeast Iceland

and the Audience Favorite: Jenna Douglass for "Lea McLeod, the Lone Piper", Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland

Thanks to all of our participants, their family and friends, and all of the visitors that came out to the reception, which was a success! 

Thai woman sitting in boat on water surrounded by containers of fresh food and cooking Zebras standing in a grassy field with trees in the far distance A waterfall in Iceland depicting rocks and a rainbow A man in full kilt costume playing a bagpipe with Eilean Donan Castle in the background

*Click on pictures to see larger image.


To all Staff/Faculty/Students:

Have you traveled abroad this year and snapped some great pictures of your experiences?  Why not share them by entering in our Global Education Travel Photo Contest?  You might be selected to show them on campus and win a prize!  Deadline for submissions is September 23, 2016.

How do I submit my photo/s? 

You can submit up to two photos by attaching them in an email to  We recommend you send your pictures as a jpeg file in the highest resolution possible (original) for best quality.  Name your file using your first and last name and the number 1 and 2 (if sending two photos).  Example: johndoe1.jpg.  Make sure to attach the entry form as well (see below).

How will I know if my photos are selected?  

Artists will be notified in an email by September 30 if their photo/s have been selected to be on display in the Locke Library Gallery (formerly the Holly Library) located on the lower level.  The photos will be displayed in early October.   Selected photos will be printed, minimally matted, and hung by the Global Education Committee, unless the artist prefers to mat/frame their own work (please indicate this on the entry form). 

Will there be a reception?

A formal reception to officially open the show is scheduled for October 20 from 1-2:00 pm in the Lobby of the Don C. Locke Library (formerly Holly Library).  Artists are encouraged to attend the reception to discuss their photos and experiences abroad.  Light refreshments will be served so artists, please feel free to invite your family and friends!

What type of prizes will be awarded in the contest? 

Photos will be judged and selected by a panel and prizes will be awarded during the reception.  First place will receive $75, second place $50 and third place will receive $25 (one prize per winner).  There will also be a chance to vote for the photo that you like the best!  Ballots will be available during the reception and the winner will also be announced when the prizes are awarded.

Good Luck!

Click on the link to access the entry form: *Global Travel Photo Contest Entry Form

*This is a fillable form but Adobe Reader DC is needed to view it.  Or you can just print the form and fill it out.