“Enactus is the world’s largest experiential learning platform dedicated to creating a better world while developing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders and social innovators. The Enactus network of global business, academic and student leaders are unified by our vision—to create a better, more sustainable world.” – Enactus.org
Southwestern Adventist University’s award-winning Enactus team is a member of the Enactus USA network. The Enactus program provides opportunities to build strong leadership skills through the creation and implementation of entrepreneurial projects. Projects focus on strengthening communities through social enterprise that transforms opportunities into real, sustainable progress.
The Enactus team is run through the Department of Business Administration. However, the team welcomes students from all areas of study who share a passion for leadership, entrepreneurship and community service.
To learn more about Enactus, visit the Department of Business Administration or follow our social media accounts to hear about upcoming meetings and projects.
- SWAU Enactus has been active since 1998
- Since 2014 we have implemented 13 Unique Projects, 2 International Projects
- Over the past 7 years, we have logged over 13,000 volunteer hours
- Team members represent a variety of majors including business, biology, psychology, education and communications.
- SWAU consistently ranks in the top three of their leagues in national competition, most recently placing 2nd for the 2020 virtual competition.
- Winner of the National Enactus Spirit Award in 2018
- SWAU Enactus has been awarded $84,500 in grants, project accelerators and private donations since 2014
2020-21 Feature Event: Launch U
Are you looking to develop your entrepreneurial skills while pursuing your degree? Are you ready to build the foundation for your own business while in college?
Enactus is partnering with COLAB,Inc. to host Launch U. Students who apply will work on developing a business plan and pitch with the support of Enactus. After a semi-final pitch competition, finalists will move on to the last phase of competition in preparation for the final pitch event sponsored by Launch U. The top three pitches will win cash prizes and the winning pitch will win the grand prize of $5,000 and a trip to California to compete at the Moxie event.
What Does Enactus Stand For?
igniting business innovation with integrity and passion.
The experience of social impact that sparks social enterprise
Bringing students, academic and business leaders together in collaboration to create a better world.
Your Future Begins TODAY
2020 has been full of challenges, but with every challenge comes an opportunity. SWAU Enactus is taking the opportunity to focus on our internal community by cultivating a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship on campus.
Our team will be implementing a business incubator to serve SWAU students who want to invest time and effort into starting a business.
SWAU Enactus will be hosting a series of workshops and on-demand meetings to give the resources needed to the student entrepreneurs. Follow our media accounts to stay up to date on upcoming events.