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New student organization, SIFE, hosts inaugural meeting Nov. 22Posted Nov. 22, 2010
Inaugural Meeting - November 22, 2 p.m. - Room 233 (Classroom/Administration Building)
Why are you in college?
What is your motivation?
Are you a leader?
Let SIFE – Kent State University at Trumbull's newest student organization – help you answer those questions!
What is SIFE, you ask?
With the mission of bringing together the top leaders of today and tomorrow to create a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business, SIFE is an international non-profit organization that works with leaders in business and higher education to mobilize university students to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become socially responsible business leaders.
Participating students form teams on their university campuses and apply business concepts to develop outreach projects that improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need. An annual series of regional and national competitions provides a forum for teams to present the results of their projects, and to be evaluated by business leaders serving as judges. National champion teams advance to the prestigious SIFE World Cup.
In addition to the community aspect of the program, SIFE's leadership and career initiatives create meaningful opportunities for learning and exchange among the participants as well as the placement of students and alumni with companies in search of emerging talent.
SIFE is active on more than 1,400 campuses in more than 39 different countries around the world and is the single largest and fastest growing student organization in the world, while taking the skills learned in the classroom and applying them to real world problems.
Ask yourself this, what if your college education wasn't limited to the classroom? The best way to prepare for the real world is by facing real world challenges today. You'll tackle problems and learn from experiences that you simply cannot find in a textbook. Through this intense, hands-on learning experience, you'll develop teamwork, leadership, and communication skills far beyond those of most college students.
And what if getting that "great job" wasn't so hard? The best companies in the world recognize the value of this experience and compete very aggressively for the chance to meet and recruit SIFE students, who they believe are among the most talented college prospects.
Are you ready to become a part of SIFE?
Well then, what are you waiting for?
Associate Professor, Business Management Technology
Academic Advisor, Enrollment Management & Student Services