Retail Design & Merchandising Student Organizations
The Retail Studies Organization at Indiana University is among IU Bloomington’s largest student organizations with more than 400 members. Its mission is to provide education and leadership for students interested in careers in retailing, manufacturing, and related industries. The organization offers these opportunities through industry speakers, community service, team building activities, visits to retail organizations, networking, and professional seminars.
Students In Free Enterprise SIFE
SIFE at Indiana University Bloomington is an award-winning student group advocating service-based learning in the principles of free enterprise. SIFE brings together a diverse network of university students, academic professionals and industry leaders around the shared mission of creating a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business. By contributing their talents to projects that improve the lives of people worldwide, SIFE participants are demonstrating that individuals with a knowledge and passion for business can be a powerful force for change.
SIFE students compete each spring at SIFE Regional Competition and the SIFE National Exposition, where they present the impact of their economic development projects to industry leaders. SIFE IUB has consistently achieved national recognition:
- 2009 National Finalist, Entrepreneurship Criteria.
- SIFE Regional Champions: 2006, 2007, 2008
- SIFE IUB National Opening Round 2nd Runner-up, 2007