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Annual Poster Contest: Just Community (2015)

Call for Submissions

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Deadline: December 15, 2015!

For questions, please contact Helena Hill.

At Salisbury University, we have a strong commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community. To celebrate the diverse community here at SU, we are holding our 1st Annual Diversity Poster Contest. We encourage any and all students to create a poster that exhibits what diversity means to you. The illustrators of the top three posters selected by the Office of Institutional Equity will have their work professionally printed and featured around campus. This year’s poster theme will be: Just Community.


  • 1st Place - $500 SU Bookstore Gift Card
  • 2nd Place - $250 SU Bookstore Gift Card
  • 3rd Place - $150 SU Bookstore Gift Card

The winners will also have their work professionally printed and displayed around campus!


  • Contest open only to students at Salisbury University
  • All submissions must be 11” by 17”
  • Must relate to this year’s theme: Just Community
  • Submissions created in Quark, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, or InDesign should 

    be exported to either a vector graphic (PNG or EPS), or to a PDF with a 

    minimum resolution of 300 dpi
  • Submissions created on paper, canvas, or as a collage should be scanned or 

    photographed with the highest resolution possible and saved as a JPG or TIF 

    (local copy centers may provide scanning services for a fee)

  • Should inspire students’ appreciation & awareness for diversity

Along with your poster, please provide a brief description of work, what it means to you, and how you exhibited this year’s theme. The writing component should be no longer than two pages, double spaced (12 point font, Times New Roman).

All submissions must be e-mailed to or brought in to the Office of Institutional Equity in Holloway Hall, Suite 100 by December 15, 2015.

Evaluation Criteria

All submissions will be judged based on their relation to the theme, visual appeal, creativity/originality, and their ability to communicate a clear & positive message of diversity appreciation

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