Improve NU Challenge 2018 @ Norris Center, Evanston [24 February]

Improve NU Challenge 2018

08:00 - 16:00

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Norris Center
1999 Campus Dr, Evanston, Illinois 60208
Do you see a problem on campus you would like to fix through building an service, app or other program? Some challenges around the NU student experience will take years to solve--others might be tackled in a quarter, or even a weekend.

Apply to the Improve NU Challenge:

The Improve NU Challenge is a pitch competition focused on empowering students to implement their ideas to improve students' everyday experiences at NU.

From course selection to finding affordable housing, many students have great ideas to improve the student experience but are unable to implement them because they lack the resources and knowledge to navigate the system. In partnership with the Office of Student Affairs and The Garage, the Improve NU Challenge empowers students in how to implement those changes, something ASG does every day.

Students will work in a team of 1-4 students to develop the strategy for an idea that they aim to see implemented at NU and will present the idea to administrators from across NU. Winning teams will work with ASG in the spring quarter and fall quarter of the next year to execute their ideas across campus as well as win the below prizes:

1st Place: $750 and Residency at The Garage
2nd Place: $500
3rd Place: $250

Info Sessions:

Monday, January 29, 7:30pm at Norris Wildcat Room
Thursday, February 8, 6:00pm at The Garage
Tuesday, February 13, 7:00pm at Norris Armadillo Room

Competition Time: Saturday, February 24th, from 8:30am to 3:00pm
Location: Norris University Center Wildcat Room

Applications are due on February 16th by 11:59pm. Please submit ONE application for your team.

Please do not hesitate to contact the event coordinators at [email protected] with any further questions or concerns you may have.
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