2017 Virtual Case Study Competition (VCS)
In celebration of StudentAffairs.com's upcoming 20th anniversary, we have increased the prize money for each member
of the top three teams for StudentAffairs.com's 16th Annual Virtual Case Study Competition for Masters level students in student personnel administration, counseling or higher education administration graduate programs. .
1st Place - $200
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place - $100
Find out about rules & eligibility, submission guidelines, and judging criteria.
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
Case study guidelines will be emailed to participants the second week of February.
Submissions are due by Friday, February 24th at 9pm EST.
Competition winners will be posted by March 13th.
Last year for our 15th annual edition, we received 48 team submissions from 33 separate schools. Western Illinois University was our most prolific participant with a total of seven teams entered.
Nilza Santana, Suzanne Jasmine, Bianca Lambert, and Sarah Beth Potter from Clemson University won top honors. Julie Edler, Kristen Thornton, and Beth Bodiya from Concordia University placed second. December Lange Treacy, Alyssa Anzalone, Marissa DuCharme, and Jennee Schansberg from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee earned third place.
Teams were asked to create a presentation for how a college can be a more welcoming environment for transgender students. See 2016 case study
and full results
Nilza Santana, Suzanne Jasmine, Bianca Lambert, Sarah Beth Potter ($150 each)
Julie Edler, Kristen Thornton, Beth Bodiya ($100 each)
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
December Lange Treacy, Alyssa Anzalone, Marissa DuCharme, Jennee Schansberg ($50 each)
Western Illinois University
Indiana State University
Western Michigan University
St. Cloud State University
Western Kentucky University
Oklahoma State University (Educational) & Western Illinois University (Creative)
NC State University (Educational) & Oklahoma State University (Creative)
Florida State University
Florida International University
Loyola University Chicago
Georgia Southern University