28 October 2005
Morgan Mowen Wins iPod for Completing Campus Survey
Freshman Morgan Mowen received
a special Homecoming surprise
Thursday when she was notified that she was the winner of the 2GB Apple iPod
Nano given in conjunction with the Strategic Planning Committee's Core Values
A pre-business major from Carrollton,
Ga., Ms. Mowen is also a member of Zeta Tau
Alpha sorority who works at Curves in Jacksonville
when not attending class.
The Core Values Survey, consisting of separate surveys for
faculty/staff and students, was created to gather important information about Jacksonville
core values from the university's stakeholders. Students who participated in
the survey and provided contact information were automatically entered in the
drawing for the iPod, which was provided through the JSU Foundation via the
vice president of institutional advancement. Data from the Core Values Survey,
which concluded Oct. 17, is being analyzed and will be released in the near
When told that she had won the random drawing, Ms. Mowen
admitted that she completed the quick survey on a lark and didn't really expect
to win because she had never won anything before. After a bit of convincing,
she was excited to learn that her award was indeed a treat, and not a trick.
For the five minutes it took her to complete the survey, Ms. Mowen can now
enjoy 500 music files.
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