The Flagship Enterprise Center (FEC) has provided $20,000 to fund the 2009-2010 Anderson University Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) Consulting Program. Now in its sixth year, the consulting program pairs teams of students with local businesses over the period of several months to aid the companies in the areas of marketing, accounting, web design, and more.
Anderson University senior Kyle Schroeder has been awarded the James F. Griffin Award, presented annually to an outstanding student of business. The award is presented by Delta Mu Delta, an international honor society in business administration. Along with the award, Schroeder received a $1,000 scholarship.
Twelve aspiring entrepreneurs descended upon Anderson University’s campus last week hoping to create the perfect product pitch.
They spent hours planning, filming and editing one-minute infomercials for their product and mingling with other entrepreneurs who had already established their own companies and products.
Anderson University is one of the best colleges and universities in the Midwest according to The Princeton Review. Posted July 27, 2009, the education services company selected the school as one of 158 institutions it profiles in its "Best in the Midwest" section of its Web site feature 2010 Best Colleges: Region by Region.
In difficult economic times, a number of AU students are providing needed assistance and gaining valuable experience through summer internships. Through the INvision program, students are able to complete such internships which help them develop the necessary skills and professional relationships, giving them the edge in an increasingly competitive job market.