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Central Susquehanna EcosySTEM Logo Contest


What is a STEM Ecosystem?

STEM Ecosystems provide the architecture for cross-sector learning, offering all young people access to STEM-rich learning environments so they can develop important skills and engagement in STEM throughout K-12. Strong STEM Ecosystems feature dynamic collaborations among schools, out-of-school time programs, STEM expert institutions (such as museums, science centers, institutions of higher education and STEM professional associations), the private sector, community-based organizations, youth and families.

Central Susquehanna EcosySTEM Mission Statement: 

The Central Susquehanna EcosySTEM unites youth, adults, educators, business, government, and nonprofits in our region to develop, promote, and sustain educational opportunities and career readiness for learners of all ages.


The CSIU is building a website to promote the Ecosystem and provide information about STEM related meetings, programs, and events going on in our community. As part of this process we are in search of a unique logo to brand our Ecosystem. If your design is selected, you have the opportunity to work with our professional Communications Department to finalize your design and you will WIN A WACOM INTUOS PRO DIGITAL GRAPHIC DRAWING TABLET!

Logo Design Elements:

  • Logo must be created in a vector format (vector format allows for scalability without pixelation)
  • Must include the name “Central Susquehanna EcosySTEM”
  • Must use Pantone solid colors and be able to provide the PANTONE values
  • Logo must be shown as a one color black & white design

Example Software: Photoshop, Illustrators, InDesign, GIMP, Inkscape

Example Pantone guide:


Participation is open to any student enrolled:

  • In grades 6 – 12
  • In a public or private middle or high school
  • In a state-approved home-school program
  • Within the geographic boundaries served by CSIU 16


Entries can be emailed to with the subject “Central Susquehanna EcosySTEM Logo Challenge”. Limit one entry per student. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. on 2/8/22 to be considered. Judging will take place during February 2022. Student will be notified via email if their design is selected!