Minneapolis, Minn., May 13, 2010 — Drury University’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team was eliminated in the semi-finals at the SIFE USA National Exposition in Minneapolis, Minn. today.
Drury was one of twenty teams to advance to today’s semifinal round. The four SIFE teams advancing to the finals are: Valdosta State, Syracuse, Belmont and Heritage University.
Drury has won the SIFE National Championship three times, (2001, 2003, 2005) and went on to win the SIFE World Cup in 2001 and 2003. Drury’s SIFE team earned second place at the 2009 national competition.
Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) is a global, non-profit organization active on more than 1,500 college campuses in 40 countries and territories. Student teams develop projects to help create economic opportunity by teaching concepts related to free market economics, business ethics, entrepreneurship, personal finance and success skills.
Drury is an independent University, church related, grounded in the liberal arts tradition and committed to personalized education in a community of scholars who value the arts of teaching and learning. Education at Drury seeks to cultivate spiritual sensibilities and imaginative faculties as well as ethical insight and critical thought; to foster the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge; and to liberate persons to participate responsibly in and contribute to a global community. For more information, visit www.drury.edu/strategicplan.
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