We had an amazing turnout for the naming contest voting! It was so wonderful to see such a large participation from the Bi-Co community. These projects truly could not be successful without the engagement and support of everyone!
After having a two month submission period for candidates for the new, Bi-Co student system that will debut for the Fall 2013 semester, the Student System Project’s Steering Group narrowed down the list to a more manageable cohort of finalists. For the past two weeks, anyone in the Bi-Co community has had the opportunity to vote on these published finalists, and the voting period finally came to a close this afternoon.
I can give you some stats now, but you’ll have to wait until –and attend!– the upcoming Town Halls to find out the winner!
First off, we had a total of about 750 votes! That’s 20% of the Bi-Co community! Not bad – especially considering people were distracted with midterms and Spring Break!
Voting was split between Colleges with about 300 votes coming from Haverford and around 450 from Bryn Mawr.
Among staff, faculty, and each class year, the constituency with the greatest number of votes (across both campuses) was the Class of 2016 (with the Class of 2015 coming in a close second!)! Way to go, freshmen!!!
Finally, this is even more participation than we had for the phase of the naming contest in which an iPad mini was being raffled off just for submitting name candidates…almost twice as much participation! And it’s not just the voting itself that was valuable – we appreciated the comments that were included, too!
Thank you all so much for your support and involvement. We love hearing from you! Please keep reading our emails, newsletters, blog!, and other outreach. And don’t forget to come to our Town Halls to find out the contest winner!!! (There will be food!)
Town Hall at Haverford College, Thursday, April 4th, 7:30p, Stokes Auditorium
Town Hall at Bryn Mawr College, Tuesday, April 9th, 7:30p, Thomas 110
See you there!