Where in the World is Little Rocky?

Meet Little Rocky, Franklin Pierce University’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Ambassador

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Rocky the Raven flown coop

Rocky the Raven has flown the coop!  In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Franklin Pierce, he is traveling around the country and across the globe visiting students, faculty, alumni, parents and friends. Where will he turn up next?

Has Little Rocky visited you?
Be part of the 50th Anniversary celebration and send us your photo of Little Rocky at your backyard barbecue, alumni event, wedding, birthday party or vacation cruise.  Whether you are an alumnus who lives in New Mexico, a student spending the semester in Vienna, or a faculty member in your office on campus, if Little Rocky has visited you, we want to know about it.

Download a Little Rocky to print-out and start taking photographs!  

Here are some suggested photo themes based on the core of the Franklin Pierce Experience

•    Studying with friends (culture of academic excellence)

•    Enjoying the great outdoors (Environmental responsibility)

•    At work (Preparation for careers and future study)

•    Lending a helping hand (Involvement in the community)

•    Where in the World? (Appreciation of global perspectives)


•    Raven Pride

•    Celebrity Faces

Rules & Information

Photos may be submitted by faculty, staff, students, alumni, parents and friends of the University. 

Photo Formats
Entries must be digital images.

How to Enter
Digital photos must be submitted online. Each entry must be accompanied by a completed submission form. All individuals in the photo must be identified.

Number of Entries
An individual may submit four photos.

Submitting Digital Images
Digital images should be submitted using the online entry form. Images should be formatted to 72 dpi, no larger than 600 by 450 pixels and no smaller than 300 by 225 pixels. Images should be submitted in JPG (at high quality) format. File sizes must be less than 500K per image. Digital images will not be returned. Altered and Modified images (edited with graphic editing software) will be accepted at the discretion of the University. No watermarks, signatures, or copyright notices may be added to images. All images will be displayed with the photographer's name.

Return of Photos
Photos will not be returned and become the property of Franklin Pierce University.

Your submission of the photo and entry form is your guarantee that you are the author and copyright holder of the photo. Anonymous submissions will not be posted. Photos that violate copyright will be denied.

Photo Subject Restrictions
Photos must be appropriate for posting on a public University website. Obscene, provocative or otherwise questionable content will not be considered. Entries will be approved for posting by the 50th Anniversary Committee. The Committee retains sole discretion as to what constitutes appropriate content.

Acceptable Image Content
Images that are not allowed in the Little Rocky Photo Gallery may include but are not limited to:

  • Content created solely to harass a specific individual.
  • Material that invades the privacy of a specific individual by posting personal information.
  • Material that meets the United States legal definition of "indecent".
  • Instructions on how to break the law.
  • Pornography of any type
  • Material that infringes on the copyright or patent of an individual or corporation.
  • Unsolicited advertising of any service, goods, or forum.
  • Content intended to interfere with another user's use of the site.
  • Content that incites violence against an individual, race, ethnicity, or orientation.
  • Content that is deemed grossly defamatory to Franklin Pierce University
  • Any other material that is a violation of applicable state, federal, or international law.

Ownership/Use Rights
By submitting a photo, photographers and all persons photographed agree to the following terms:

  • Franklin Pierce University has full rights to use the image in any marketing, recruitment, commemorative material.
  • The University may include all or part of the image in any publicity without any fee or other form of compensation to the photographer or subjects in the photos.
  • Anyone appearing in a submitted photo agrees to the publication or electronic posting of his or her image; it is the photographer’s responsibility to secure appropriate releases from subjects in his or her images.

Additional Terms and Conditions
Franklin Pierce University is not responsible for computer system, hardware, software, or program malfunctions or other errors, failures, or delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human or technical in nature.

Furthermore, Franklin Pierce University is not responsible for: (i) lost, misdirected, misplaced, illegible, unintelligible, incomplete, or late entries or (ii) any act, failure to act, or delay regarding the transmitting or processing of entries.

Franklin Pierce University reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend all or any portion of this program without notice if factors beyond Franklin Pierce University's control, including technical difficulties, disrupt or corrupt the fair or secure administration or operation of the gallery. Void where prohibited. Franklin Pierce University is entitled to interpret these rules as needed and its decisions are final.

Franklin Pierce University reserves the right to disqualify any photo that does not meet the rules.

By participating in the program, you and all persons pictured agree to release and hold harmless Franklin Pierce University and its employees, officers, affiliates, agents, and advertising and promotional agencies from any and all damages, injuries, claims, causes of actions, or losses of any kind resulting from your participation in this program, including infringement of intellectual property rights.

Franklin Pierce University and its employees, officers, affiliates, agents, and advertising and promotional agencies assume no responsibility or liability for any damages, injuries, claims, causes of actions, or losses of any kind arising in whole or in part from this program.

Submission will be reviewed on the basis of creativity and relevance to the 50th anniversary theme. The 50th Anniversary Committee will judge the entries and all decisions are final. Submission that fail to comply with the Official Rules will be disqualified.

Submissions, along with the photographer's name, email address (optional) and information about the photo, will be displayed on the franklinpierce.edu/50 website following September 2012. No financial compensation is provided to submitters.

How to get a Little Rocky: Download Little Rocky

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Photograph Little Rocky then submit your best shot with a completed submission form.