SIFE named regional champs

The City College Students In Free Enterprise,SIFE, team recently took home a win at the SIFE USA Regional Competition held on April 5 in Hollywood.

According to a press release, the event was one of 11 SIFE USA Regional Competitions held across the country in March and April.

The City College branch of SIFE is one of nearly 600 programs in the United States.

During this academic year, the team was able to organize 12 team projects in San Diego. Among them are  “Don’t Be a Bully,” a workshop focused on teaching elementary students morals, and “Let’s Can Hunger,” which helped collect food and donations for local shelters with the help of the Campbell Soup Company.

SIFE’s latest program is a series of workshops in conjunction with the Veteran’s Wellness and Vocational Enrichment Clinic and the Homeless Veterans Supported Employment Program, SIFE students will be conducting eight workshops designed to help veterans trasfer their military skills to the civilian workforce.

Winning the regional competition advances them to the 2012 SIFE USA National Exposition in Kansas City, Mo. next month.