Appalachian Media Studies Sustainability Photo Contest: DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 7, 2017

The Media Studies program of the Reich College of Education are pleased to announce the Appalachian Media Studies Sustainability Photo Contest!

You may have noticed and enjoyed our inaugural Photography Exhibit already on display on the first floor of the college. The forthcoming competition will focus on the theme of sustainability in broad terms, including sustainability in message or medium.

Submission Instructions

Submit up to three photographic images that represent your conception of sustainability. Submissions accepted from students, faculty, staff and alumni.

  • All types of original photographic images (nature, architectural, portraiture, experimental, color, black and white, manipulated, etc.) will be considered. 
  • Your entry can be a photograph you have taken or a photographic image of another piece of art that you have created using recycled, reused, or repurposed materials. 
  • Consider how you might represent not only the physical world or natural environment in your work, but also represent issues of economies or social justice as sustainability concerns. 
  • We invite broad conceptions of sustainability that include not only the sustainability of our planet but also people and the processes by which we live and interact with each other and our world.

For inspiration, consider visiting the Appalachian State University Sustainability website and/or reading our mission.

Appalachian Media Studies Sustainability Photo Contest

How to Enter


  • Send full resolution original entries to Jeff Goodman by midnight on May 7, 2017.
  • Limit three (3) entries per person.
  • Photos should be submitted in the jpg format at full resolution. 
  • Please name them: your_name_title.jpg

While there are no cash awards, the Media Studies Program will pay to print and frame the winning entries for display on the first floor of the college. These will be featured in the Appalachian Media Studies Sustainability Exhibit, scheduled to open during the Fall 2017 semester. Winners will be announced by July 1, 2017.

Information about a Fall 2017 opening to follow.

Questions? Contact Jeff Goodman for additional information.

Appalachian Media Studies Sustainability Photo Contest
Published: May 2, 2017 11:02am