Student Investment Society Honored at R.I.S.E. Forum

 

Members of EIU's School of Business Student Investment Society attended the 2011 R.I.S.E. (Redefining Investment Strategy Education) Investment Forum that was held from March 31 through April 2, and is now the largest student investment forum in the world.  The Student Investment Society received the First Place in the Core Investment Style category at the competition.

 

The R.I.S.E. Investment Forum brings top financial industry leaders from around the world together with college students. During its 11 year history, the R.I.S.E. forum has attracted 13,000 students and industry leaders, including Ben Bernanke (Chairman of the Federal Reserve), Jack Bogle (Founder and former CEO of The Vanguard Group), Pete Coors (Chairman of Coors Brewing Company), Myron Scholes (Nobel-Prize recipient, and co-creator of the Black-Scholes option pricing model), and Rev. Jesse Jackson (Founder and President of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition).

 

 

RISE 1

Larry Heller, Executive Director of the R.I.S.E. Forum; Ryan Tracy, President of the Student Investment Society (SIS); Chuck Chahyadi, Assistant Professor of Finance and one of the faculty advisors for SIS; 
Bricen Hakeman, Vice President of SIS; and Stephen M. Horan, Ph.D., CFA, Head of University
Relations & Private Wealth at the CFA Institute

 

RISE 2

Members of the Student Investment Society with
Larry Heller(left), Executive Director of the R.I.S.E. Forum  and
Stephen M. Horan (right), Ph.D., CFA, Head of University
Relations & Private Wealth at the CFA Institute