PBL-SIFE Wins at Regionals

Team named 1st runner up in overall competition


The York College Phi Beta Lambda-Students In Free Enterprise (PBL-SIFE) Team returned to York as winners after participating in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, SIFE USA Regional Competition on March 22.  The event was one of 10 SIFE USA Regional Competitions being held across the United States in March and April.  

After presenting a report on their year-long community outreach projects to a panel of business leaders, the York College SIFE Team was named 1st Runner Up in the overall competition. 

SIFE is an international non-profit organization active on more than 1,400 university campuses in 48 countries.  SIFE teams create economic opportunities in their communities by organizing outreach projects that teach: market economics, entrepreneurship, personal financial success skills and business ethics.  Their projects are judged at competition on creativity, innovation and effectiveness. 

During this academic year, the York College SIFE Team organized 34 projects in the York community, logging over 2,900 hours of work and impacting over 8,000 people from elementary age to adult. To read more on their road to Regionals, click here.

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Students also competed and placed in the Nebraska Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference April 2-3. To see those results, click here.

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