The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany has selected Washington and Jefferson College as one of 25 universities nationwide to participate in this year's 2012 Campus Week (October 1st - October 5th), with the theme "Think Transatlantic--The US and Germany in the 21st Century" (see http://www.germany.info/thinktransatlantic for more information and find them on Facebook).
There will be many great events, a workshop, a film showing, a German lunch, and a daily information desk and students will have a chance to win great prizes.
Besides many events during the campus week students have a chance to participate in an essay and/or blog contest. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd W&J winners of the essay and blog contest will receive gift cards. The W&J winners will be entered in the Embassy's national contest.
The national winner's essay will be published in a renowned political magazine, featured on www.Germany.info and receive a financial reward. The most innovative, well-founded, and successful blog will be rewarded by the German Embassy in D.C.
For essay topics and submission deadline click here.
More information about the blog contest can be found here.
For a schedule of events during the campus week click here.
If you have questions about the events please contact Judith Atzler (firstname.lastname@example.org).