SIFE<br />Students in Free Enterprise<br />Presented by<br />Tracie Pollard<br />University of Wyoming<br />ADED 5510<br /...
What is SIFE?<br /><ul><li>SIFE: Students in Free Enterprise.
SIFE was founded in 1975 in the United States.
Globally, SIFE expanded in 1995.
National Organizations were formed world-wide.</li></li></ul><li>Wal-Mart?Who?<br /><ul><li>Sam Walton
University of Missouri
Founder of Wal-Mart 1962
Rogers, Arkansas
1992 Presidential Medal of Freedom  presented by George W. Bush
Died April 5, 1992
Multiple Myeloma
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  1. 1. SIFE<br />Students in Free Enterprise<br />Presented by<br />Tracie Pollard<br />University of Wyoming<br />ADED 5510<br />Historical Investigation<br />
  2. 2. What is SIFE?<br /><ul><li>SIFE: Students in Free Enterprise.
  3. 3. SIFE was founded in 1975 in the United States.
  4. 4. Globally, SIFE expanded in 1995.
  5. 5. National Organizations were formed world-wide.</li></li></ul><li>Wal-Mart?Who?<br /><ul><li>Sam Walton
  6. 6. University of Missouri
  7. 7. Founder of Wal-Mart 1962
  8. 8. Rogers, Arkansas
  9. 9. 1992 Presidential Medal of Freedom presented by George W. Bush
  10. 10. Died April 5, 1992
  11. 11. Multiple Myeloma
  12. 12. University of Arkansas, the Business College is named in his honor
  13. 13. SIFE began</li></li></ul><li>SIFE’s National Locations<br /> Albania Germany New Zealand Thailand <br /> Australia Guatemala Nicaragua South Korea<br /> Azerbaijan India Nigeria Swaziland<br /> Belarus Kazakhstan Philippines Sweden<br /> Botswana Kenya Poland Turkmenistan<br /> Brazil Korea Puerto Rico Ukraine<br /> Canada Kyrgyzstan Russia United Kingdom <br /> Chile Lesotho Singapore United States<br /> China Malaysia Senegal Uzbekistan<br /> Egypt Malta Slovenia Zimbabwe<br /> El Salvador Mexico South Africa <br /> France Morocco Spain<br /> Ghana Netherlands Tajikistan<br />
  14. 14. Sheridan College SIFE<br />In a town of about 17,000 people, lies a college at the base of the Big Horn Mountains, Sheridan College.<br /><ul><li>Sheridan College, a part of Northern Wyoming Community College District, serves about 1,500 students.
  15. 15. Sheridan College SIFE originated in 2001 by Valerie Collins. Due to funding, SIFE was dormant for 2 years thereafter. In 2002, SIFE was reinstated by 3 Business students.</li></li></ul><li>SIFE Mission<br /><ul><li>To promote outward growth and international understanding in our community by demonstrating leadership and teamwork skills.</li></ul>“The dream of a better community is only effective if you are willing to make it a reality.” Jessica Roberds<br />
  16. 16. Sheridan College Sife incorporates…<br />Ethics<br />Economics<br />Entrepreneurship<br />Personal Finance<br />“Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world, indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead<br />
  17. 17. Sheridan College SIFE<br />Sheridan College SIFE team contributed over 800 hours in one year to community projects.<br />Over 1440 member of Sheridan County from children to young adults to the elderly participated in SIFE projects.<br />“If you have ethics, nothing else matters. If you don’t have ethics, nothing else matters.” Alan Simpson, Former Wyoming Senator<br />
  18. 18. Sheridan College SIFE Regional Champions 3 Years in a row!<br />
  19. 19. SIFE moves to service learning<br />2007<br />Lack of support<br />Lack of funding<br />No organizational structure<br />Sam Walton Fellow moved to Service Learning advisor<br />
  20. 20. Thank you!<br />Questions or Comments?<br />tpollar1@uwyo.edu<br />“In order to succeed, your desire to succeed should be greater than your fear of failure.” BasmaAnabtawi<br />
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