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Public Advocacy Contest Panel

Presenters at the Public Advocacy Contest

The Communications Center, 1st floor in the Student Success Center

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Practicing a presentation in the Communications Center

Practice your presentation in the Communications Center

Public Advocacy Contest Winners

Public Advocacy Contest winners

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Public Advocacy Contest

April 3, 2015 - April 21, 2015

Statue of James Madison on the JMU campus

The Communication Center and the Graduate Shool are sponsoring a public advocacy contest open to all JMU undergraduate and graduate students. Students will create 3-5 minute self-advocacy speeches answering the question "Why should you be accepted to your dream school, job or career?" and will compete for prizes for best advocacy speech. On Tuesday April 21st at 6pm in Grafton-Stovall Theatre, the top student advocacy speeches will be showcased as part of an engaging discussion on student sucess, professional communication and advocacy. Prizes for top advocacy speeches will be awarded during the final showcase. Students will have until Friday April 3, 2015 to register for the public advocacy contest.