Enactus members celebrate another honor

enactus recognition

Upper Iowa University Enactus members display a few of the honors and awards earned by the UIU chapter in recent years. The Presentation Team consisting of Taylor Klostermann, Gabby Wittenburg and Brittney Backes, along with technology manager Chris Kragnes, Jr. recently placed in the top three at regionals and now advance to the Enactus National Symposium in Kansas City. Pictured (front, l-r) are Enactus members Brittney Backes, Taylor Klosterman (with 2017 regional trophy), Cory Mullins; (back) Caleb Robbins, Chris Kragnes Jr. and Dustin Hoefs. Gabby Wittenburg is not pictured.

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 19, 2017) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) Enactus members recently added another piece of hardware to the Andres Center trophy case at UIU’s Fayette Campus. Enactus Presentation members Taylor Klostermann, Gabby Wittenburg and Brittney Backes, along with technology manager Chris Kragnes, Jr. were recently recognized among the top three regional teams. The team now advances to the 2017 Enactus United States National Symposium in Kansas City in May.

Enactus is an International community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to enable human progress. Student programs are established on campuses across the nation. Participating Enactus students apply business concepts to develop community outreach projects with the primary goal to shape a more sustainable world.

About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, nonprofit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to about 5,200 students–nationally and internationally–at its Fayette campus, 21 U.S. locations, as well as a location in Hong Kong. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree program. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for learners of any age. For more information, visit uiu.edu.

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