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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

The Scripps Innovation Challenge announced it is seeking solutions for local issues and an environmental concern and has scheduled workshops. Read More

ATHENS, Ohio (September 12, 2016)—The 5th Annual Scripps Innovation Challenge is set to host a Kickoff and Mingle event for this year’s competition in Schoonover Center, 4th floor from 5:30-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Read More

ATHENS, Ohio (March 15, 2016)—On Monday, March 14, seven student teams earned $25,000 in prize money at the “Pitch Day” finale of the fourth annual Scripps Innovation Challenge. Read More

ATHENS, OH (December 7, 2015)—For Erica Molfetto, the Scripps Innovation Challenge offered a bigger payoff than its $25,000 prize pot. Read More

ATHENS, OH (November 18, 2014)—College students are learning that extracurricular experiences in college can really help them stand out and land a job. Leah Petrovich, broadcast major and 2013 alumna, used her SIC experience to get hired for her dream job. Read More

ATHENS, OH (October 15, 2014)—Ohio University senior Alex Harshaw, a Scripps Innovation Challenge participant and president of the Entrepreneurship Club, spent his summer in New York City as a digital media intern at DreamIt Ventures, a media/tech accelerator in Manhattan. Read More

ATHENS, Ohio (July 2, 2014)—The team EG 501 came up with an algorithm to monetize the Columbus Dispatch’s 190,000 Twitter followers through identifying communities on social media and customizing tweets to better serve existing followers. Its method landed the team of three the $10,000 first prize amount on Pitch Day of the Scripps Innovation Challenge student competition on Monday, April 21. Now two of the team members are taking their idea further. Read More

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