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Essay Contests

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1 50,000 words, one month
Brockert--Casie Noel (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:22, p.5
11/14/2008 November is National Novel Writing Month. Thousands of people compete to write a fifty thousand word novel during the month; should be aimed at quality not quantity; photo.
2 Student wins award for activist essay
Northern Iowan 101:37, p.2
2/15/2005 Jessica Maass was recognized by the Sociologist for Women in Society.
3 Sci-Fi writing competition
Northern Iowan 101:30, p.2
1/21/2005 Department of English is sponsoring the Roberta S. Tamres Sci-Fi Award competition, for the best science-fiction story, poem, or essay. The deadline is February 1.
4 Conference offers cash and prizes
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 97:34, p.2
2/2/2001 Rekha Basu will speak at the "Celebrating Critical Writing conference" held at Schindler Education Center.
5 Celebrating Critical Writing Conference offers cash and tuition waiver prizes
Public Relations News Release 2000:0, p.1
1/29/2001 Area residents may submit essays through February 6, in a critical writing contest at UNI.
6 2000 leadership essay competition focuses on characteristics needed for leaders in the new millennium, entries due Feb. 21
Public Relations News Release 1999:230, p.1
2/2/2000 2000 leadership essay competition topic, as well as criteria have been announced; entries are due February 21.
7 University of Northern Iowa students' stories honored in the Roberta S. Tamres Science Fiction Contest
Public Relations News Release 1998:360, p.1
5/4/1999 Damon McLaughlin, Aaron Nathaniel Payne, and Mike Kelly are winners of Science Fiction Contest and will be published in "Inner Weather".
8 Literary prizes honor former professor
McCurley--Lynn A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:48, p.11
4/6/1999 Deadline for entries into the Erlene Hubly Literary Prize Contest is April 14.
9 Essay contest offers chance for expression
Copley--Jaime R. (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 95:32, p.6
1/29/1999 Students can win $100 in the Leadership Essay Contest.
10 Correction
Northern Iowan 94:60, p.3
7/17/1998 Leah M. Bankey won the award for best essay on literature written by a woman at the "Celebrating Critical Writing" conference.
11 Creative writers earn cash awards
Northern Iowan 94:58, p.3
6/26/1998 High school and UNI students received awards from the "Celebrating Critical Writing" conference.
12 "The 'Why' Files" wins fiction contest
McCurley--Lynn A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 94:51, p.9
4/17/1998 Scott Cross won the Science Fiction Writing Contest with his work called "The 'Why' Files".
13 Writers--express yourself, share at conference
Northern Iowan 94:47, p.11
4/3/1998 "Celebrating Critical Writing" conference will begin at 8:30 a.m. April 4; students can get help with their writing and win awards and scholarships.
14 Statewide critical writing competition and contest offered again by University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1997:213, p.1
2/10/1998 Scott Cawelti describes statewide writing contest hosted by UNI April 3; guest speaker Brod Bagert.
15 UNI once again will "Celebrate Critical Writing"
Bingaman--Sarah Marie (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 94:30, p.5
1/23/1998 UNI will host the "Celebrate Critical Writing" contest and conference April 3, 1998.
16 Cultural essay winner announced
Northern Iowan 94:29, p.12
1/16/1998 Becky Trenary, Alecia Fett, Kenneth Estling, and Michael DeCicco placed in the first Ethnic and Minorities Cultural and Educational Center essay contest.
17 UNI student awarded for local essay contest
Northern Iowan 93:38, p.4
2/21/1997 Jeffrey H. Grant awarded $75 in local essay contest encouraging students to write essays for Elie Wiesel Essay Contest.
18 A way with words
Campus News Network 6:19, p.4
6/17/1996 Adrienne Hallet named semi-finalist in nationwide Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity Ethics Essay Contest.
19 UNI essay contest winners
Northern Iowan 92:37, p.3
2/20/1996 Winners of ethics essay announced.
20 Scholarships and prizes available in essay contest
Northern Edition 3:5, p.3
2/15/1995 Announcement of Celebrating Critical Writing Contest.
21 UNI student wins local essay contest
Northern Iowan 90:48, p.3
4/1/1994 Mariah Betz wins ethics essay prize; photo.
22 1994 leadership essay contest
Northern Edition 2:6, p.5
2/23/1994 Directions for entering an essay in the Leadership Studies Program contest.
23 Chaucer; communications ethics on tap for conference
Northern Iowan 89:48, p.10
3/30/1993 Varied topics at Student as Critic conference.
24 English Club asks, "Where's Elvis?'
Sawlis--Caryn L.
Northern Iowan 88:37, p.10
2/14/1992 Asking for essays on Elvis sightings.
25 Hispanic student wins essay contest about cultural diversity
Northern Iowan 88:5, p.7
9/17/1991 Robert Carillo wins award.
26 Award recipients in University of Northern Iowa critical essay competition announced
Public Relations News Release 1990:514, p.1
4/24/1991 Winners in the critical essay contest at UNI announced. Winners listed.
27 Holloway honored with national essay award
Northern Iowan 87:52, p.1
4/16/1991 Wins award for essay on Bill of Rights; photo.
28 Hoskins wins Black History Month essay contest
Northern Iowan 87:52, p.8
4/16/1991 Charles Hoskins writes essay on civil rights.
29 Charles Hoskins
Campus News Network 1:15, p.2
4/8/1991 Wins first prize in essay contest.
30 University of Northern Iowa Presidential Scholar wins national award in Bill of Rights essay competition
Public Relations News Release 1990:462, p.1
4/3/1991 UNI student Carson Holloway is named first runner-up in a national essay contest.
31 Hoskins wins Black History Month essay contest at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:457, p.1
4/2/1991 Charles Hoskins named winner in Black History Month Essay Contest at UNI.
32 Scholarships, cash prizes available in University of Northern Iowa essay contest for high school and college students, teachers
Public Relations News Release 1990:299, p.1
1/21/1991 Prizes announced for the 11th annual Iowa Student as Critic Essay Competition.
33 Black history essays awarded in contest
Northern Iowan 86:54, p.12
4/20/1990 Susan Hanna and Chante Roberts win awards; photo.
34 Northern Iowa sophomore's triumph over handicap results in national contest win
Public Relations News Release 1989:518, p.1
4/2/1990 Michelle Holdorf wins the "In View" magazine essay competition. She was selected for her use of humor in writing of the difficulties that she has faced having been born with one limb. Holdorf active as both a peer counselor and member of Tomahawk.
35 Founders Day contest held
Northern Iowan 86:33, p.1
1/30/1990 Students may compete in essay contest; outline of plans for Founders Day.
36 Black Support Network formed at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:355, p.1
1/22/1990 Ronald Green is named president of the newly formed Black Support Network, an organization of black university employees. The Network plans events each month to raise black awareness, such as an essay contest, a raffle, and a play on Malcolm X.
37 Black Support Network sponsoring Black History Month Essay Contest at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:354, p.1
1/22/1990 Ronald Green, president of the Black Support Network, organizes a Black History Month essay contest. Entries must be at least five-hundred words in length. Winners will receive up to two-hundred dollars from University Book and Supply.
38 Founders Day celebrates heritage of University
Northern Iowan 86:25, p.10
12/1/1989 Will include essay competition.
39 Essay contest deadline nears
Miller--Jennifer C. (Student--1989-1990)
Northern Iowan 85:30, p.6
1/20/1989 Prizes total over $1000 for Student as Critic Conference.
40 Students attend UNI literary conference
Northern Iowan 84:52, p.1
4/12/1988 Highlights of the Student as Critic Conference including essay contest winners.
41 Lawrence Jepson Essay Contest announced for University of Northern Iowa students
Public Relations News Release 1987:280, p.1
2/24/1988 Submissions to the Lawrence Jepson Essay Contest are given to Professor Kenneth McCormick in Sabin Hall. Essays must be a maximum of three-thousand words in length, with the first prize essay earning a fifteen-hundred dollar award.
42 First Jepson essay contest to offer $3,000 in prizes
Northern Iowan 84:38, p.13
2/16/1988 Looking for essays on Soviet-US relations.
43 Iowa 'Student as Critic' essay contest deadline approaching
Northern Iowan 84:33, p.8
44 Student essay competition announced
Northern Iowan 84:29, p.18
12/11/1987 Categories and prizes announced for Student as Critic Conference.
45 UNI announces winners of 1987 Iowa Student as Critic Essay Competition
Public Relations News Release 1987:326, p.1
4/15/1987 The Department of English Language and Literature, and the Division of Continuing Education and Special Programs sponsor the Iowa Student as Critic Essay Competition. Victorious high school and college students won cash, scholarships, and publication.
46 Entries for essay contest due Feb. 6
Witt--Nancy (Student--1985-1988)
Northern Iowan 83:32, p.6
1/27/1987 Description of prizes for the Student as Critic Conference.
47 Phi Alpha Theta winner
Northern Iowan 81:56, p.11
5/7/1985 Drew Rose wins essay contest.
48 And the winners are
Northern Iowan 80:53, p.5
4/20/1984 Four UNI students are winners at Student as Critic Conference.
49 History of critic conference traced
Benning--Carol (Student--1984)
Northern Iowan 80:49, p.15
4/6/1984 History of the Student as Critic Conference at UNI.
50 Essay competition slated
Northern Iowan 80:33, p.8


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