Student Logo Contest

The Open Education Southern Symposium (OESS) is looking for a new logo design for its 2021 conference event and is calling on students to help out! All student artists and graphic designers are encouraged to submit entries to the Student Logo Contest that represent the conference theme “Open Connections: Regional and Local Community Building for Equity and Sustainability.” The artist of the winning submission will receive a monetary prize of $275 and recognition at the Open Education Southern Symposium.

What is the Open Education Southern Symposium?

The OESS is a regional open education event with a mission to provide equitable access and development opportunities for open education professionals in the southern United States. Its three main goals are to:

What is open education?

According to the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), open education “encompasses resources, tools and practices that are free of legal, financial, and technical barriers and can be fully used, shared and adapted in the digital environment. Open Education maximizes the power of the Internet to make education more affordable, accessible and effective.”


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