Photo Contest Wants You to Show Blue Knight Pride!

Urbana University’s Office of Alumni Relations launched a Facebook photo contest today asking alumni to submit a photo that they think demonstrates Blue Knight Pride for the chance to win a Nook Tablet.

Open for submissions from June 18 through June 30, Urbana’s “Show Us Your Pride” invites alumni to submit a photo, along with a brief description of the picture and what makes it extraordinary, to earn votes from the public and ultimately win the most number of “likes” on our Urbana Alum Facebook page.

“We’re looking for photos that show you’re proud to be a Blue Knight.  The pictures can be anything representing Urbana—whether that is an amazing picture from the past, a creative display of Urbana gear, or something that represents the achievements of our outstanding alumni,” said Kat Steiner, Director of Alumni Relations.  “Through this contest, we’re not only shining a spotlight on our alumni’s strong connection to Urbana, but also building a community on Facebook that allows graduates all over the world to connect to campus, share ideas, and network.”

Starting on July 1, 2012, visitors to the Urbana Alum Facebook page will be able to vote for their favorite photo; the photo with the greatest number of votes by July 13, 2012 will be named the winner and receive a Nook Tablet.  In addition, the top three photos will be used in alumni marketing.

The 2011 first place winner, Greg Hower ’02 of Urbana, OH, took the lead with a family photo on the campus spirit rock.  Last year’s second place winner was Chris Wilson ‘04 of Conover, OH, who received over 100 “likes” on a 2003 Blue Knight Football picture.

The winner will be announced on July 16, 2012. For more details and to make a submission, visit


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