Program calls on students for ideas to improve Michigan’s Economy

SOUTHFIELD — Ciber, Inc, an information technology solutions company, has introduced a proposal to stimulate Michigan’s economic recovery by collaboratively helping students. Motivate Michigan is a collegiate competition that hopes to encourage students to develop creative ideas to improve Michigan’s economy.

Teams and individuals can submit their ideas at by March 12. Ideas with be judged based on originality, practicality, creativity and the potential impact on the state’s economy. The winning idea will be developed into a project plan and presented to the logical “project owner” for support and funding. The objective is to turn the most reasonable idea into reality, in hopes of helping revitalize the economy in Michigan. The program will award a total of 10 scholarships and one grand prize winner.