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"My two business degrees from LSSU were instrumental in preparing me to work at all levels of Edison Sault Electric (ESE), concluding with the privilege of becoming ESE President in 1998. My company also takes pride in that 14 out of a total of 17 management personnel and about 20% of hourly employees at ESE either have degrees from or have attended a substantial number of classes at LSSU. Finally, our company and employees have contributed in excess of $500,000 to various LSSU projects over the last 25 years. ESE Believes in Blue."

Don Sawruk '70
Edison Sault Electric Company
President and CEO
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

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enactus (Formally SIFE)

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Enactus is a student organization that allows students to gain experience in the business world through special interest team projects. This year Enactus is working on several community projects that will help Sault Ste. Marie grow to be a stronger community. Enactus strives to create sustainable project that teaches community members about the aspects of good business. For example, a team of Enactus students are working with Malcomb High school on a project titled ‘Roots.’ LSSU students will go to classrooms to help teach kids about running a profitable business. Their main project with Malcomb High School is the development of a green house. Other projects this year are Green Light, Healthy Kids, Merit Badge and Computer Drive. Enactus is working hard to create an impressive portfolio to compete in the upcoming the annual regional competition.

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This year Enactus is excited to announce team projects that benefit different aspects of the community. Enactus is reaching out to high school students, scouting organizations, elementary kids and local business owners. This year the team plans to attend the Regional Competition in Chicago on April 12th. In the past Enactus has won Second Runner up in the Opening Ceremony at Nationals in 2008 and 2009. The team has won the title of Regional Champion in 2008, 2009, and 2010. Also the team has won first runner up in 2011 and 2012. The mission of Enactus at Lake Superior State is to empower people in the community environmentally, economically and socially.

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Recently the E-Board of Enactus had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Washington DC to attend the Fall Leadership conference. The team spent three days attending workshops that focused on the rebranding of the organization, building a strong team, generating effective projects, and how to prepare for interviews. On the third day, after the leadership conference ended, the students made their way to view the 2012 World Cup opening ceremony. The World Cup brings together the National Champions from all 39 countries. Prior to the opening ceremony each National Champion participates in a culture fair, where each team displays items from their country. After the Culture fair, the world cup ceremony takes place where each National Champion walks across the stage with their countries flag in hand. When the team got to the school, the team did some reorganization of their projects and the team as a whole.

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Enactus meets every Sunday at 5:00 p.m. Please contact Cera Josephsen for more information about Enactus.

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Cera Josephsen
Vice-President of Membership:
John Orttenburger
Vice-President of Finance:

Doug Jones

Public Relations Committee:  

Emily Brosco
Aubrey Ecklad
Madelynn Farkas

Faculty Advisor:
Brian Zinser

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