Families in the Lynchburg area can learn about budgeting, investing, debt, and other topics in a series of free personal finance workshops from the University of Lynchburg College of Business. Business professors will teach six workshops in October and November. Although primarily created for parents of Lynchburg City Schools students, anyone is welcome. Each session […]
Rebecca Taylor called her professors “super gifted” and said they “go above and beyond to help students.” As she graduates, she said she will miss the routine of having class every day and the opportunity to take random classes to explore new ideas, but she looks forward to cultivating the interests shes developed at Lynchburg.
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 […]