IUP SMIP won first place at ENGAGE 2015, one of the largest student investment conferences in the world.
ENGAGE 2015 brought more than 1,500 student participants from the United States, Canada, and Europe to Detroit for the annual competition, which also included breakout sessions and career panels comprised of 19 speakers.
The students competed in the Student Managed Portfolio Competition, where they won in the Blend/Core stock portfolio category for achieving the highest risk adjusted return of any core investment style portfolio for the year 2014.
Several members from the Student Managed Investment Portfolio along with members from the Student Finance association will be taking a trip to the University of Dayton, Ohio for RISE 13 – April 4 to 6, 2013. As quoted from the Executive Director of the RISE 13 Forum, David Kudla: “RISE is the largest and longest running student investment conference in the world. Each year, this prestigious student forum extends an invitation to business professionals to share in the first day of this two-and-a-half day event. The featured speakers are the best and the brightest from Wall Street, corporate America, government and the financial media. They hold equal appeal for students, professors and practitioners alike.” To read more about RISE 13, or to get involved in the future check out – http://www.udayton.edu/business/rise/.