AU Enactus Team Named Regional Champion
Anderson, Ind. — The Anderson University Enactus team was recently named a Regional Champion at the Enactus United States Regional Competition in Chicago, Ill., and will travel to Kansas City, Mo. to compete as one of more than 100 regional champions from around the country at the Enactus United States National Exposition, May 20-22.
The Anderson University students presented a live, multimedia summary of the entrepreneurial-based projects they developed and implemented. They were judged by a panel of business leaders on their success at using business concepts which empower people to transform opportunities into real, sustainable progress for themselves and their communities.
“Competition encourages creativity, motivates excellence and rewards results,” says Alex Perwich, president of Enactus United States. “Enactus students are transforming lives and enabling real human progress through entrepreneurial action, while developing key business and leadership skills that will differentiate them from their peers.”
Dr. Greg Kaufinger, associate professor of accounting, serves as the advisor for the Anderson University Enactus team. “I am so proud of the students of AU Enactus who on a daily basis serve others with entrepreneurship and business principles.”
Anderson University Enactus focuses specifically on small business development in Anderson, Indiana. Through this student-led organization, Anderson University students obtain real-world experience using business knowledge by helping small business entrepreneurs.
Enactus believes in investing in students who take entrepreneurial action for others creates a better world for all. Enactus develops college students into leaders who use business to solve community challenges, creating sustainable improvements in the lives of the people their projects’ serve, and in turn, the lives of the students themselves. As the largest experiential learning platform in the world devoted to social entrepreneurial action, Enactus has more than 72,000 student participants on over 1,700 campuses in 36 countries. For more information visit www.enactusunitedstates.org.
About Anderson University
Anderson University is a private, liberal arts institution in Anderson, Indiana with a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service in the church and society. Anderson University is recognized among top colleges by U.S. News and World Report, Colleges of Distinction, and The Princeton Review. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, the university now offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, music education, and theology.
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