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2018 Virtual Case Study Competition (VCS)

GEORGIA TEAM NAMED TOP DOG!

University of Georgia Our hard-working group of judges have come to a decision. Though the competition was fierce, a team from the University of Georgia has been named the winner of the 17th Annual StudentAffairs.com Virtual Case Study Competition for Masters level students in student personnel administration,  counseling or higher education administration graduate programs. After finishing second last year, the collaboration of Ariana Mollers, Liz Baldwin, Allysa, Clagett, and Ilyssa Padrid came back to take top prize in 2018.

Judging took place in two rounds with all initial entries narrowed down to a list of 12 finalists. Cash prizes were awarded to each member of the winning teams. A full write-up of the competition along with links to all presentations will be published in the Spring edition of the Student Affairs Online ejournal.

  • This year's scenario dealt with proposing guidelines for outside speakers/events.  READ MORE...

University of Georgia1st Place: $200 per team member
UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA
                (Ariana Mollers*, Liz Baldwin, Allysa, Clagett, Ilyssa Padrid)
 
Western Illinois University 2nd Place: $150 per team member
WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
                (Jessy Cheung*, Shannon Daly, Elijah Amelse, Joellen Hatchett)

Stephen F. Austin State University 3rd Place: $100 per team member
STEPHEN F. AUSTIN UNIVERSITY
               (Ryan Brown-Moreno*, Kate Childress, Giovanna Flores, Raquel Skidmore)

* denotes team leader

FINALISTS

Clemson University (Molly Callahan*, Wonjae Kim, Gina Mariano, & Emily Zarych)
Florida International University (Bailey Garner*, Jesus Garcia Jr., Sean O’Melia)
Marquette University (Anna Olson*, Ian Privett, Jasmine Nelson, Anna Wilks)
Michigan State University (Dominique Overman*, Eric Kang, Rae Chaloult, & Marissa King)
Old Dominion Univeristy (Abagael Woleschok*, Brandon Bassham, Hannah Sawyers, and Jenna Read)
Rutgers University (Maribeth Scott*, Madison Edwards, Micaela Ensminger, Joshua Phillips)
Stephen F. Austin State University (Ryan Brown-Moreno*, Kate Childress, Giovanna Flores, Raquel Skidmore)
Stephen F. Austin State University (Megan Kelley*, Connor Clark, Amber Fountain)
Texas Tech University (Wesley Maynard*, Erica Laborde, Elizabeth Oltman, Derek Snook)
University of Georgia (Ariana Mollers*, Liz Baldwin, Allysa, Clagett, Ilyssa Padrid)
University of South Carolina (Rebecca Borovsky*, Austin Griffith, Jason Skidmore, Ivy Sibley)
Western Illinois University (Jessy Cheung*, Shannon Daly, Elijah Amelse, Joellen Hatchett)

We received 41 submissions from 28 different schools. The University of Texas at El Paso had the most participants with four teams. Thank you to every student who took part in this year's contest and to the staff advisors who helped coordinate their efforts. We also appreciate the efforts of our team of judges who tirelessly, yet enthusiastically reviewed each entry.

TEAM ENTRIES (with team captain in parenthesis)

Central Connecticut (Lonardo)
Clemson University (Callahan)
Concordia University Ann Arbor (Hartig)
Eastern Illinois University (Saud)
Florida International University (Garner)
Florida International University (Horton)
 Louisiana State University (Callais)
Marquette University (Olson)
Michigan State University (Overman)
New York University (Ernst)
Oklahoma State University (Duprey)
Old Dominion Univeristy (Woleschok)
Old Dominion University (Calimbas)
Old Dominion University (Hagan)
Rutgers University (Scott)
Stephen F. Austin State University (Brown-Moreno)
Stephen F. Austin State University (Kelley)
Texas Tech University (Laborde)
University of Arkansas_(Braddock)
University of Central Arkansas (Lane)
University of Central Arkansas (Preamchuen)
University of Central Arkansas (Robinett)
University of Georgia (Mollers)
University of Maine (Applegate)
University of Maine (Lew)
University of Maine (Rosa)
University of Maryland (Lim)
University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Ahepard)
University of North Texas (Romero-Rodrigues)
University of South Carolina (Borovsky)
University of Texas at El Paso (Cardoza)
University of Texas at El Paso (Garcia)
University of Texas at El Paso (Miranda)
University of Texas at El Paso (Prieto)
University of Vermont (Majmudar)
Western Carolina University (hachadurian)
Western Carolina University (matherly)
Western Carolina University (melvin)
Western Illinois University (cheung)
Western Michigan University (berry)
 Wright State University (koewler)

 

PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS

Central Connecticut State University
Clemson University
Concordia University
Eastern Illinois University
Florida International University (2)
Louisiana State University
Marquette University
Michigan State University
New York University
Oklahoma State University
Old Dominion University (3)
Rutgers University
Stephen F. Austin State University (2)
Texas Tech University

University of Arkansas
University of Central Arkansas (3)
University of Georgia
University of Maine (3)
University of Maryland
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
University of North Texas
University of South Carolina
University of Texas at El Paso (4)
University of Vermont
Western Carolina University (3)
Western Illinois University
Western Michigan University
Wright State University

» See our list of past champions and archived competitions