Win $500 in the President’s Saliva Saves Challenge

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From: President Joyce McConnell
Sent: Friday, March 26, 2021
To: Students
Subject: Win $500 in the President’s Saliva Saves Challenge

‌Hello! I know you get a lot of messages from CSU but trust me: you’ll want to read this one.

You have been amazing at following COVID protocols.  Thank you!  You have kept transmission down and Ram pride up.

We have less than three weeks before Spring Break and I know you are weary – particularly of saliva screening. So here’s the deal. All students who screen twice a week between Friday, March 26 and Friday, April 9, will be entered into a drawing to win $500 for your incredible perseverance getting through the pandemic.  The university will automatically enter you based on your screening records, so you don’t need to do anything but show up to screen—and we will be awarding a total of 40 of these incentive prizes.

Winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received and the odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Prize money for winners who will be CSU students next Fall  will go toward the cost of attendance; prize money for those graduating in May will be paid in cash to help with the transition to life after college. 

With gratitude to all of you for staying COVID smart!


President Joyce McConnell