PIC Photo Contest 2014

Photo Contest


The deadline for entering the study abroad photo contest has passed. Finalists have been notified. 


Finalists' work will be printed by Padnos International Center and displayed in the Red Wall Gallery (Outside 130 Lake Ontario Hall). All GVSU students, faculty & staff will be invited to vote for their favorite images.

GVSU faculty, students and staff are invited to vote in person in 130 Lake Ontario Hall from 8am - 5pm on Monday - Friday between August 25 and September 12. There will not be an online voting option.

Winners' and honorable mentions' work will be printed and displayed by the GVSU Art Gallery and will become part of the GVSU permanent collection. Finalists retain all rights to their photo images. Winners will be announced mid-September. 

Open House

Join us for the photo contest open house! GVSU faculty, students and staff are invited to vote on their favorite images. 

Date: Wednesday, September 10
Time: 4 - 6 pm
Location: Red Wall Gallery (near 130 Lake Ontario Hall)

Snacks and drinks will be provided! 


MY CLASSROOM ABROAD – Educational moments, inside and outside the classroom.
GETTING LOST – Your personal journey abroad. 
PEOPLE – Portraits or snapshots of the people you met abroad. 
THE GREAT OUTDOORS – Landscapes, wildlife & nature. 
CELEBRATION, TRADITION & RITUAL – Events, interactions & experiences with the host culture. 
LAKERS ABROAD – Photo of you or a fellow student wearing GVSU apparel. 


1st prize: iPad Mini* 
2nd prize: Under Armour GVSU jacket
3rd prize: GVSU sweatshirt
Honorable Mentions: GVSU apparel
*Please note: This item is taxable 


For more information please contact the Padnos International Center at 331-3898 or laneali@gvsu.edu