Photo by Jorge Castillo Castro Photo by Jorge Castillo Castro Photo by Jorge Castillo Castro Photo by Jorge Castillo Castro Photo by Jorge Castillo Castro Team Players

Dean Titsworth, Scripps College of Communication, hands the check to Samuel Antwi, Goitom Negash, Ayleen Cabas-Mijares and Kingsley Antwi-Boasiako

Kingsley Antwi-Boasiako, Samuel Antwi, Ayleen Cabas-Mijares, Goitom Negash, and Dean of the Scripps College of Communication Scott Titsworth.

Dean Titsworth with Logan Leland, Danielle Keeton-Olsen, Sam Howard, Will Drabold, and Abdalah El-Barrad, the second prize winners.

Dean Titsworth with Team Gen-Z (Alex Stewart, Miguel Gomez, McKensie Powell, and Md Tanvir Iqbal), winners of the Diversity Prize.

Students and faculty pack the room on Pitch Day.

Mizell Stewart, Battinto Batts, M.J. Franklin, and Leah Petrovich deliberate as Jean Marie Cackowski-Campbell looks on.

Dean Titsworth, Scripps College of Communication, congratulates Jennifer Dockham on winning the 2016 Mashable Prize and Honorable Mention.

Dr. David Descutner, interim president of Ohio University, and other attendees listen to team pitches at the 5th annual Scripps Innovation Challenge Pitch Day

(L-R) Linsey Edmunds, Hashim Pashtun, and Rachel Martin of Team Green Mappers present their project.

(L-R) Scripps College of Communication Dean Scott Titsworth and team members Bukky Shaba and Ifeoluwa Adedeji of Team Storytellers.

(L-R) Scripps College of Communication Dean Scott Titsworth and team members Chetra Chap and Zulfia Zaher, Ph.D. students in the School of Media Arts & Studies, Team Bridging.

(L-R) Scripps College of Communication Dean Scott Titsworth poses with Hashim Pashtun, Linsey Edmunds and Rachel Martin, Team Green Mappers.

Dean Titsworth with Trip Venturella, Inna Tsyrlin, and Katherine Varga, Team Players

Scripps College Innovation Challenge

 

Imagine it. Design it. Pitch it. 

 

It's not too late to compete in this year's Challenge!

Next workshop: Faith Knutson, 

Director, Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

February 20th, Tues., 4:30 PM, Schoonover 276

 

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This year's Challenge sponsor is AT&T, with a challenge to find innovative ways to use media and communication innovation or tools to improve high school graduation rates and college readiness in Appalachia. Read more on our "How to Enter" page.

The Annual Scripps Innovation Challenge is a university-wide student competition to create innovative solutions to real-world media and communication problems. It is open to all Ohio University students, regardless of major. The goal is to harness the creativity of Ohio University students to develop new and innovative products, tools, or strategies. The Scripps Innovation Challenge is considered one of the nation’s premiere student innovation contests. And in addition to cash prizes, it offers a unique learning experience that past participants have used to build their resume and land great jobs.

The newest news stories and upcoming events will be listed below. For a comprehensive list of news, please visit our news listing page. To get more details and find later events, visit our event page.

 

 

News

ATHENS, Ohio (Feb. 8, 2018)–High school students in Appalachia face unique and often daunting obstacles to attending college, author and alumnus Michael Clay Carey said as the featured speaker at the kickoff for the 6th annual Scripps Innovation Challenge. Read More

ATHENS, Ohio (Jan. 25, 2018)—The kickoff for the 6th annual Scripps Innovation Challenge will be held Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. in Schoonover 145 with students invited to compete for a prize pot of $3,000. Read More

Prize money is nice, but sometimes face-to-face networking is more valuable. Just ask members of the Green Mappers team that won a hefty cash prize as one of the winners of this past year’s 5th annual Scripps Innovation Challenge. Read More

On Monday, March 27, four teams gave their pitch to three judges for the fifth annual Scripps Innovation Challenge Pitch Day finale. Read More

The 5th annual Scripps Innovation Challenge kicks off this year’s activities with a “Hackathon” on October 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schoonover 380. Read More

Events

SIC 2018 Workshop 2: Using a Business Model
Schoonover 276
2/20/18 at 4:30 PM -  2/20/18 at 6:00 PM 


SIC 2018 Workshop 3: What do you need to know to win?
Schoonover 276
3/5/18 at 4:00 PM -  3/5/18 at 6:00 PM 


SIC 2018 Workshop 4: What do you need to know to win?
Schoonover 276
3/6/18 at 4:00 PM -  3/6/18 at 6:00 PM 


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