5 Words Video Contest

About the Contest

Video Contest Icon The Online Learning Department in collaboration with the Student Life Department, hosted the “5 Words Video Contest” as a way to engage our students and give them the opportunity to share what they like about Wilmington University campus life or online classes. The contest ran from April 17 to May 28, 2012.


Entry Requirements

Creating your own entry is simple. Just use your phone or camcorder to film a short video clip which answers one of the following questions:

    What 5 words would you use to describe what you like about campus life at Wilmington University? What 5 words would you use to describe what you like about online classes at Wilmington University?

When you finish recording, upload your short movie to our entry upload form below. The deadline to submit your entry is Memorial Day which is on Monday, May 28, 2012.


Each Wilmington University student who submitted an entry into this video contest received a prize! Congratulations to everyone who participated in this activity!

Kristen R.
Kristen R. was voted as the winner of the Kindle Fire.

The first-prize winner received a Kindle Fire. The second-place winner received a $100 bookstore gift card. The third-place winner received a $50 bookstore gift card. The fourth-place winner received a $25 bookstore gift card.

Student Entries

4 students submitted an entry; The entries are available for viewing at the following links:

Brooke E.

Ryan C.

Shot on a Canon 7D: 50mm 1.8, 70-200 2.8 IS USM II.
Edited in Premiere CS6.
Color Graded in Speed Grade CS6.

Kristen R.

Taurean T.


Example Videos

Check out these example videos the Online Learning Department put together for some inspiration in creating your own 5 words entry!

Campus Life Examples

Online Classes Examples