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SIFE co-hosts family-friendly global market Aug. 28

SIFE co-hosts family-friendly global market Aug. 28

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North Central’s Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) and Jumping Off the Page, a nonprofit for Naperville Reads, will host a series of interactive, family-friendly programs to promote awareness of world marketplaces Saturday, Aug. 28. “To Market, To Market: Global Stories of Freedom” will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Meiley-Swallow Hall, with presentations at 11 a.m., 2 and 5 p.m. Visitors will experience music, audience participation, screening of the film “Lioness of Lisabi,” a panel discussion, book swap and marketplace with SIFE’s direct trade items for sale.


College hosts program about world marketplaces and freedom

Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) and Jumping Off the Page will host programs, designed to inform of marketplaces in the world and stories of freedom.

North Central College's Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) and Jumping Off the Page, a newly formed not-for-profit for Naperville Reads, will host a series of programs, titled "To Market, To Market: Global Stories of Freedom," on Aug. 28. Open to the public, the family-friendly programs are designed to promote awareness of marketplaces in the world and stories of freedom.

Dana Schluseman

Dana plans to turn a hobby into a dream job by opening her own handmade jewelry boutique. "For me, a major reason for coming to North Central was its large number of business-related clubs and organizations," she says. North Central's location also appealed to her. "There are lots of small businesses right down the street, and their owners are often willing to talk with students and share their knowledge and advice," she points out. "My internships have given me real-life experience and an understanding of business operations."

Majors Minors and Programs : Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

EIBO hosts talk by international business execs today

EIBO hosts talk by international business execs today

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Today, May 27, the Entrepreneurship and International Business Organization (EIBO) invites the campus community to hear talks by two international business representatives, Mary Lynn Fayoumi and Robert Kauffman, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Smith Hall. They will speak on a variety of topics, ranging from taking a business abroad to the challenges of human resources internationally. An international human resource specialist, Fayoumi started traveling and working in Europe after graduating from the University of Iowa and attending the American Graduate School of International Management.


SIFE products now on sale at Anderson’s Bookshop

SIFE products now on sale at Anderson’s Bookshop

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Thanks to the efforts of SIFE leader Cathy Utterback ’11, Anderson’s Bookstore has purchased an inventory of NCC’s Best alternative-trade products to sell in its Naperville store, starting May 26. With the closing of SIFE’s campus store, shoppers will still be able to purchase the following items, now at Anderson’s: Conscious Bean coffee and textiles from Guatemala, scarves and jewelry from Kenya, wooden bowls and hand-painted booklets from Costa Rica, necklaces and bracelets from Uganda and tote bags from Wheaton.


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