Calling all innovators: The Scripps Innovation Challenge has returned for its fourth year at Ohio University! 

Ambitious, smart students should check out the Scripps Innovation Challenge! See further information below:SIC-page-001

SIC is a unique competition that allows all OU students to come up with innovative solutions to real-world problems in the media and communication industry. Working individually or in teams, students will choose a “challenge” from which to develop a new business idea before presenting it on Pitch Day to a group of industry professionals in March 2016. We offer some pretty serious prize money as well – $10,000 for first place and $5,000 for second place, as well as 5 $1,000 honorable mention prizes and a $5,000 diversity prize.

SIC is a tremendous learning experience, and a great way to gain real-world experience, and even a job or internship, in the media and entrepreneurial fields.

To learn more about SIC, and to grab some free food and cool prizes, come to our kickoff event on Monday, Sept. 21 at 6 pm in Baker Ballroom.

Visit our website ( and follow us on Twitter (@SIC_OHIOU) for more information.”


$25,000 in prizes to be awarded at Scripps Innovation Challenge Pitch Day

Join the Scripps College and our Scripps Innovation Challenge finalists for Pitch Day, a “Shark-Tank”-like experience where judges will select the winners of our $20,000 in prizes. Students from across the university have created business solutions to media industry challenges and will be presenting 5-minute pitches of their ideas, answering questions by the judges and…hopefully…carting off the big check!

This year, Scripps added an additional $5,000 prize for the team that best addresses diverse audiences — underserved or underrepresented communities.

So swing by Baker for a day of creativity and innovation on April 21. Students, faculty and the public are invited to attend and participate in the reception that follows. Or watch the event livestreamed here.


Interested in entrepreneurship?

The Center for Entrepreneurship provides students flexible options for pursuing their dreams!

Learn more about the Major in Entrepreneurship and the Certificate in Entrepreneurship.

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