Write for Change
Identifying the problem is the easy part. The challenge is creating practical solutions. Use your words to make a difference and win prizes. Voice your opinion! Write for Change provides an on the spot writing platform for students to address problems both on campus and in the community. The judging criteria include creativity, descriptive exposition, and grammar/mechanics.
Winners are awarded gift cards!
Spring 2017: If you were the new U.S. President, what would you do to improve some of the race-related problems you think this country faces?
1st place winner: Dana Francis
2nd place winner: Eddie Ferguson Jr.
3rd place winner: Kentrez Worthen
Special Prize: Sean Edwards
Fall 2016: 2016 Presidential Election
2nd place winner: Erika Adams
3rd place winner: Donald Moore
Spring 2016: SSU SGA 2016-2017
What topic should be the priority for the newly elected SGA team, and what practical steps should they take to make a difference on this issue for the student body?
Fall 2015: How would you improve SSU?
1st place winner: Enow Ayuk
2nd place winner: Onevious Johnson
3rd place winner: Tyisha Wells
1st place winner: Calvert Smith
2nd place winner: Hector Benitez
3rd place winner: Andre Vaughn
Fall 2013: What must be done to create a safe campus environment?
1st place winner: Christopher Sledge
2nd place winner: Kiara Lewis
3rd place winner: Zivaishe Moyo
4th place winner: Sarah Dillard
Spring 2013: How would you improve SSU?
1st place winner: Ashley Inness
2nd place winner: Jasmine Davis
3rd place winner: Chelsea Young
4th place winner: Shalalah James
Fall 2012: With the upcoming election, what would you like to see change? Identify our most important issues as a nation and offer your solution.
1st place winner: Travis Nixon
2nd place winner: Jolly Joseph
3rd place winner: Jadon Forbes