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UNI business students take second in debut competition

April 22, 2003
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Dale Cyphert, program coordinator, business communication, (319) 273-6150
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Members of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), a new organization in the University of Northern Iowa's College of Business Administration, recently competed in 'The Duel in the Desert' at the University of Arizona. UNI SIFE members took second place in their first-ever competition. The award included a trophy and $2,000.

Through the competition, teams received a case study and were given 36 hours to design a solution and presentation. In the final round, the UNI team presented for 30 judges, including bankers and professional financial planners from all over the country.

Members of SIFE include (student name) of (hometown), a (classification) majoring in (major).

Note: to obtain a list of the students, please contact the Office of University Marketing and Public Relations at 319-273-2761.