Four University of Lynchburg students took second place in the 2018 Federal Reserve Challenge, a competition focused on monetary policy at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Thanks to their academic preparation and involvement in the Student Managed Investment Fund, the Lynchburg students thrived in the competition and bested larger teams from much larger schools, […]
Lynchburg College students in business, finance, and economics programs now have a Bloomberg Terminal, which puts cutting-edge financial data at their fingertips. Meanwhile, they’re managing the investment of $100,000 from the Lynchburg College endowment, giving them hands-on skills and the experience of dealing with real markets. Two recent graduates say the experience has already helped their careers.
Ryan Connors ’16 began his senior year with one important item checked off on his to-do list: Find a job. Ryan recently completed a summer internship with BlackRock, a well-known financial management firm. A few days later, the company offered him a job on its financial analyst team. He knew that BlackRock likes to hire […]