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Jesuit Center Second Annual Essay Contest Deadline is April 13th.

Loyola announcement - March 17, 2004

Entry Deadline: 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 13

Contest1: StudentsContest2: Faculty/StaffEach contest will have its own first, second, and third awards

Awards:1st Prize: 2 tickets to Jazz Fest & dinner with the Jesuits at Thomas Hall2nd Prize: 1 ticket to Jazz Fest & dinner with the Jesuits at Thomas Hall3rd Prize: An invitation for dinner with the Jesuits at Thomas Hall

Essay Topic:What Does It Mean To Be a Jesuit University?In other words, what does it mean to support the Jesuit mission and to respect academic freedom and inquiry?

Eligibility:Student Contest: any Loyola student enrolled in undergraduate or graduate studies at A&S, CBA, CM, CC or LS (part-time or full-time) is eligible. Faculty/Staff Contest: any Loyola faculty or staff member (part-time or full-time) is eligible.

Judges: Fr. Si Hendry, S.J., Director for the Jesuit CenterFr. Stephen Rowntree, S.J., Professor of PhilosophyDr. Barbara Ewell, Professor of English, City CollegeProfessor William Quigley, Professor of LawBea Forlano, student, President of SGAJosh Daly, student, President of Justice CouncilMary Burckell, student, Chairperson of LUCAP Rules:A successful entrée should be clear, well supported and structured. You are encouraged to write from your own experience and from your own perspective as well as any additional sources you may find useful to deliver your argument.

There is no one particular answer. The purpose of the essay is to relay your idea on the topic given.

Please drop off your work at the Jesuit Center located on the first floor of Bobet Hall. All contest submissions must be turned in by 4:30p.m. Tuesday, April 13th, 2004.

Paper Requirements:The length of the paper should be between 900-1200 words. Use Times New Roman 12 pt. font with 1 inch margins around. Insert page numbers in the top right corner of each page. Do not put your name anywhere on the essay; doing so will automatically disqualify you. The papers will be evaluated "anonymously" without any of the judges knowing who wrote which paper. That's the reason for omitting your name on any pagesin the body of the essay. The title does not have to be the same as the topic given.

You must include a cover page with below listed information in the exact order:

1. Indicate: Faculty/Staff or Student2. First and last names3. Local address4. Local phone #5. Email6. College year (if applicable)