SUNY Cortland’s Office of International Programs recently announced the winners of its Fall 2022 Photo Contest.
A total of 26 student photos were recognized in five categories, with more than 400 votes cast by members of the campus community for the popular choice photos.
The submissions represented overseas experiences as well as domestic travel. Study abroad resumed in the 2021-22 academic year after a hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The university’s Office of International Programs currently manages more than 40 study abroad partnerships while helping Cortland students connect to hundreds of additional opportunities in the SUNY system. More than 70 international students representing 24 countries are also enrolled at Cortland.
The winners are included below.
World as class category
First place: Christophe Fernandez, Turkish worker, Yozgat province, Turkey
Finalist: Tyler Leote, card game, Cobh, Ireland
Popular choice: Joseph Santangelo, Biodiversity Sampling in La Selva, Pueto Viego, Costa Rica
Honorable mention: Liam Grill, Rodin Garden Museum, Paris, France
Honorable mention: Chloe Loewenguth, See Art, Florence, Italy
Category Capture the moment
First place: Kaspar Kolja Grosse, Colorado Mountain Street, Colorado
Finalist: Antonia Blanke, End of the Rainbow, Niagara Falls, New York
Popular Pick: Muhammet Altunsoy, Adventure, Greek Peak, Cortland, NY
Honorable mention: Kelly Tait, The Sky’s the Limit, Glen Falls, NY
Honorable mention: Katja Galle, The Grand Canyon of the East, Letchworth State Park, Castile, NY
Category The Faces of Study Abroad
First place: Regan Goger, Blarney Castle, Cork, Ireland
Finalist: Jessica Boodhoo, The Rise, Fortuna, Costa Rica
Popular choice: Meagan Conway, Brisbane River, Kangaroo Point, Australia
Honorable Mention: Kylea Skinner, This Is Not Mars, Málaga, Spain
Honorable Mention: Maria Keeney, My 21st Birthday in Paris, Paris, France
First place: Romina Frenzel, Rainbows, Niagara Falls, NY
Finalist: Justus Brinkman, Three New York T-shirts for $10.99, New York City, NY
Popular Pick: Laura Gonzalez, Not Just a “Concrete Jungle,” Letchworth State Park, Castile, NY
Honorable Mention: Deborah Seipp, Set in Stone, Lake Ontario, NY
Honorable Mention: Elliot Booth, Colorado Mountain Road, Colorado
Honorable Mention: Chika Sato, Untitled
Live like a local category
First place: Tara Mirza, Khan El Kahlili, Cairo, Egypt
Finalist: Gloria Daillet, working at Bookmark, Memorial Library, Cortland, NY
Popular choice: Sophia Romano, Rainy London Nights, London, England
Honorable mention: Briance Love, Friends, Hawaii
Honorable mention: Rebekka Stellwag, Cascades at Its Best, Enfield Creek, NY