Meredith to Host 2016 NCICU Ethics Bowl

Meredith College will host more than 20 teams from private higher education institutions all across North Carolina for the annual N.C. Independent Colleges and Universities Ethics Bowl, February 5-6, 2016. 

“The NCICU Ethics Bowl is designed to provide an academic experience which increases awareness and discourse among students and business and community leaders,” said Hope Williams, president of NCICU. “Students are asked to apply ethical considerations to leadership, decision-making, interpersonal relations and societal issues.” The theme for this year’s Ethics Bowl is Ethics in Technology.

Ethics Bowl teams consist of four-to-six students with campus coordinators who work with the students to help them prepare for the competition. In addition, more than 50 business leaders from around the state serve as judges and moderators for the event.

The campus community is invited to attend, and to cheer on the Meredith team. Regular competition rounds are scheduled for 2:30 p.m., 3:45 p.m., and 5 p.m. on February 5 and at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday in Ledford, Harris, and SMB.

Meredith's team will compete in the following locations:

Friday, February 5:
2:30 p.m., vs. Queens, Ledford 206
3:45 p.m., vs. Johnson C. Smith, SMB 160
5 p.m., vs. High Point, Harris 208

Saturday, February 6:
8:45 a.m., vs. Pfeiffer, SMB 260

Director of Student Leadership and Service Cheryl Jenkins and Assistant Professor of Religious and Ethical Studies Steven Benko are the campus coordinators of the Meredith College team.  Competition team members are Bri Crumbley, Hayden Hains, Ashley-Rosetta Hall, Sarah Marshall, Alex Parker, and Eiman Ali.

If you would like more information, please contact Cheryl Jenkins at or Steven Benko at 

Melyssa Allen

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