CIAA FAN FEST
Charlotte Convention Center
Thursday, February 23rd - Saturday, February 25th
Food Lion has leveraged our partnership with CIAA to provide wonderful opportunities in our community.
Miss CIAA Scholarship Competition
Food Lion Feeds and the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association® are proud to partner together to give faculty, staff, students and alumni a chance to vote their campus queen as Miss CIAA 2017 and also help provide $2,000 to a local food bank to feed families in the community at the same time.
GIRLS and GUYS are invited to be a part of the 7th Annual Food Lion CIAA Teen Summit, Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the Charlotte Convention Center. High school juniors and seniors are invited to attend. It’s REAL TALK on getting teens ready for college and career! This year’s theme: “#SocialSavvyTeens: How To Be Smart On Social Media!” Hear from a professional blogger how you can make social media WORK FOR YOU. Instead of being the ‘consumer’, learn to be a Social Media BOSS! The summit is interactive and encourages teens to have candid conversation and interaction among their peers. Plus, there’s food, live DJ, contests and prizes including the latest gadgets in technology, Food Lion gift cards and more! Event is FREE!!
CIAA Essay Competition
The CIAA Essay Competition, a partnership between Food Lion & Coca-Cola, provides $35,000 in scholarships to students from different CIAA Institutions. The four grand prize winners also win an all-expenses paid trip to the weekend of the CIAA Basketball Tournament Championship. This year's topic is "As a student at a CIAA school, how could you have a positive impact on relationships within the community?" Submissions were accepted until January 27, 2017. The winners will be notified by end of February. The 4 Grand Prize Winners will be announced at the Men's Championship game, Saturday, February 25th, at halftime.
The CIAA Conference will host a Career Fair on Thursday, February 23rd from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Charlotte Convention Center. Food Lion will be present and accepting resumes from all interested CIAA students for the range of early talent programs we offer – Retail Management Trainees, International Graduate Trainees, and our Summer Internship program. Stop by our booth to learn more about the different career opportunities with Food Lion! The right job is just a click away.