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2010 PROJECT REVIEW & RESULTS The “Top 10” Student Finalists in the “Motivate Michigan” competition represented the following Colleges and Universities: for Economic Impact A Corporate Sponsored Collegiate Competition U of M WMU U of D Mercy MTU WSU Kettering St. Clair CC LSSU powered by
“ Final Five” Students Presented Ideas to Panel of Judges
Winning Idea Selected - “Thunder Down Under”, Underwater Turbines – Alternative Energy
Media Partners featured students online, in print, and on TV
Winning Idea presented to Leaders in State
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ENDORSEMENTS “ The Motivate Michigan Initiative is a unique competition… we encourage as many people as possible to participate .” The Honorable Governor Jennifer M. Granholm “… Using the intellectual power of college students will bring a fresh perspective… There is great potential to be had in this truly innovative program .” Senator John Pappageorge, 13 th District “… I challenge all students in Michigan colleges and universities to push-the-envelope of Creativity and submit their ideas .” Dr. Michael Boulus, Executive Director, Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan “ The Motivate Michigan initiative is a unique project… Usually we tell our students what to do; this project requires us to listen .” Ken Rogers, Executive Director, Automation Alley “… we are proud to partner with Motivate Michigan to help transform Michigan’s economy .” Beth Chappell, President & CEO, Detroit Economic Club
PROJECT PARTNERS Founder and Project Manager: Media Partners: Online Contest Partner: Non-Profit Partner: Other Partners:
THE “FINAL 5” WINNERS 1 st Place: University of Michigan Tarun Koshy & Nic Williams “ Thunder Down Under” Underwater Turbines – Alternative Energy 2 nd Place: Western Michigan University Jacob Berkey & Kylie Vasa “ Financial Literacy Pilot Program” 4 th Place: Michigan Tech. University David Kossak “ Maple Syrup – Using Michigan’s Natural Resources” 3 rd Place: University of Detroit – Mercy Allison Bray “ Michigan Pride Consumer Action Plan” 5 th Place: Wayne State University Anthony Leo “ Michigan Card”
THE “FINAL 5” JUDGES On May 24, 2010, the “Final 5” Students in the Motivate Michigan competition presented their concepts to a panel of judges at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi, Michigan. Judges are pictured above and highlighted in red below. Back row: Trey Fabacher , VP & General Manager, WWJ-TV CBS Detroit; William Hazelton , Senior VP, CIBER, Inc.; Armen Kabodian, VP, CIBER, Inc. and Motivate Michigan Committee Chairman; Ken Theis , CIO and Director, Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget; Michael Boulus , Executive Director, Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan. Front row: Lisa Dancsok , Executive VP, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC); Eileen Ashley , Wealth and Institutional Management Division Managing Director, Comerica Bank; and, Carol Cain, Senior Producer, CBS Television Stations & Detroit Free Press Columnist and Moderator of Motivate Michigan “Final 5” Event.
Average Circulation: Over 500,000 readers for each Sunday edition Estimated Number of Readers for 3 articles: 1,500,000 readers / impressions Media Coverage: PRINT ... May 30, 2010 April 25, 2010
Media Coverage: TELEVISION Saturday, February 13 Special Guest: Thomas D. Ogden, President, Comerica Bank Sunday, April 18 Special Guest: Caroline Chambers, Vice President, Comerica Bank & President, Comerica Charitable Foundation Saturday, June 5 Carol Cain (CBS) and Contest Winners: Nic Williams (U of M) and Tarun Koshy (U of M) CBS-TV Campaign Reached Over 1,000,000 Households
Media Coverage: TELEVISION Promotional Spots Promo #1 Featured Armen Kabodian and The Motivate Michigan Project Promo #2: Encouraged Students to Submit Ideas Online Promo #3: Encouraged Public to Vote for Favorite Idea Promo # 4 Featured Motivate Michigan Winners Tarun Koshy & Nic Williams
“ Thank you so much for the opportunity to participate in this contest! The money will really help me with my nursing school! … This really was a blessing to me and my family." “ Thank you for giving me and the other entrants an opportunity to express our ideas for the future of Michigan.” “ I hope you continue to encourage Michigan's college students to think about the future of our state for a long time to come.” “ This has been a wonderful opportunity . I'm so glad to have been a part of it.”