College News: Enactus program
SELINSGROVE - Anthony Munson, of Shamokin, is one of 27 Susquehanna University Enactus (formerly SIFE) members that participated in the Enactus U.S. Regional Competition held March 22 in Baltimore, where the team was named a regional champion. The team will compete next at the Enactus U.S. National Exposition in Kansas City, Mo., May 21 to 23.
Susquehanna's Enactus is one of more than 1,600 chapters on college campuses in 40 countries. Within these chapters, student teams bring businesses acumen to community service projects .
The culmination of the Enactus program is an annual series of competitions where teams present the results of their projects and are evaluated by business leaders serving as judges.
The multi-media presentation given by Susquehanna's Enactus at this competition highlighted many of the 20 service projects undertaken throughout the year, including working with small businesses in the Selinsgrove and Sunbury areas, sharing business skills with inmates at the Coal Township State Correctional Institute, and supporting Ashburn's Animals on a Mission and the Random Canyon Farm, both located in Kratzerville. The team is looking forward to further expansion locally and continued work abroad, where it has operations in Honduras and Tanzania.
Munson is a senior business administration major at Susquehanna. A 2009 graduate of Shamokin Area High School, he is the son of Mark and Debra Munson.