2014 Case Study and Photo Contest Winners

First Place Photo:

United States Military Academy's "Dirt Man"

"Dirt Man," inspired by a West Point geology class nicknamed "Dirt," received more than 600 votes! 


First Place Case Study: Virginia Tech's "Caught Green-Handed Twist"

The judges were impressed with the overall idea to combine the tried-and-true “Caught Green Handed” promotion with the “selfie” phenomenon, as well as with the case study write-up itself. Virginia Tech demonstrated creative use of social media and clearly demonstrated the planning, execution, and results of their “Caught Green Handed Twist” through concise yet thorough writing and helpful visuals.

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Special Recognition


Photo Contest - Check out all the awesome entries below! 

  • Second Place: University of Akron
  • Third Place: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Runners Up: University of Missouri, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee


Case Study Contest  

Judge’s Prize: University of Alberta

The “Tough Guys” videos produced for University of Alberta were the result of careful planning and research, which were outlined thoroughly in the case study report. The integration of sustainability education into the school’s orientation program was comprehensive, and the video itself was compelling, educational, and entertaining.  

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Case Study Finalists:

These outstanding schools also have excellent ideas and inspiration to offer - take a page out of their books below: