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Enactus (formerly SIFE)


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En•act•us

A community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world.

Entrepreneurial—having the perspective to see an opportunity and the talent to create value from that opportunity;

Action—the willingness to do something and the commitment to see it through even when the outcome is not guaranteed;

Us—a collection of people who see themselves connected in some important way; individuals that are part of a greater whole.

Enactus teams present the results of their projects at regional, national, and international competitions. Business executives judge the competition, provide feedback to students, and serve as a great networking opportunity. In addition to Enactus' community focus, students are given unique opportunities to develop leadership skills and are provided with excellent career opportunities with Enactus' many corporate sponsors.

The Mount Enactus Team’s Recent Projects

  • Partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Frederick County, MD as part of the “American Free Enterprise” grant to provide business education and resources to firms in the rural areas of Frederick County, as well as proving networking opportunities for students

  • Partnership with TIAA-CREF as part of the “TIAA-CREF Gen Y Financial Literary Grant “ to provide financial literacy education to college-age students

  •  Hosting an inter-collegiate Business Ethics Case Competition with six other colleges and universities, including South Ural State University from Chelyabinsk, Russia

  •  Co-hosting “Dress for Success” and “Etiquette Dinner” with the Mount Career Center

  • Hosting “College for Kids” which provided at-risk youth with a preview of the opportunities and experiences offered by college life

Mount Enactus Team's Recent Awards

2009-2010 Regional Champions
2008-2009 Regional Champions
2008-2009 Outstanding Club of the Year
2007-2008 Regional Champions

*For more information about the Mount Enactus team, contact Dr. Corinne Farneti at farneti@msmary.edu.
*To learn more about the international Enactus organization, click here

 
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