JBU SIFE Finishes Strong at Nationals

Siloam Springs, Ark. (May 16, 2007) - John Brown University’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team once again placed in the top ten of the National USA SIFE Exposition held in Dallas, Texas, May 6-8. JBU’s team finished the tournament strong as the second runner-up in the semi-final round, and winning first place in the nation for Business Ethics competition.

JBU’s 16-member SIFE team competed against teams from Missouri Baptist University, Texas A&M University, and Chicago State University among others. There were 20 different leagues in 4-Year Division Universities, and only one winner from each league competed in the semifinal round. JBU won its league and advanced to the next round.

The SIFE team competed in the semi-final round, against the defending team, Graceland University. Unfortunately, Heritage University advanced to the final round. JBU’s team was the second runner-up in the league.

In a special competition, JBU won first place in the nation for Business Ethics. The business ethics competition awards teams that were most effective in teaching business ethics through outreach projects in their communities.

For more information on the JBU SIFE team’s projects, go to http://www.jbu.edu/SIFE/.

John Brown University is a private Christian university, ranked sixth by U.S. News & World Report in the Southern Region. JBU enrolls more than 2,000 students from 40 states and 45 countries. JBU is a member of Arkansas’ Independent Colleges & Universities and the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.

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