On February 14,
2019, three students in the Eberly College of Business and Information
Technology participated in the Association for Corporate Growth Cup,
a finance case study competition in which students act as
investment bankers and are given the responsibility to make a
recommendation to the board of directors at a
fictitious company. These students must analyze the different options and
find a creative solution to the problem while working within given constraints.
Their investment thesis must be supported by their accompanying analysis and
presented to a panel of judges.
is a senior finance major who serves as the portfolio
manager for IUP’s Student Managed Investment Portfolio (SMIP). Dennis
“Colton” Kensinger is a senior finance major who serves as SMIP's materials
sector lead analyst and as the chief economist. Seth Thomas is a sophomore finance and accounting dual baccalaureate who serves as
SMIP’s financials sector lead as well as the Bloomberg Lab manager.
Williamson (Tecum Capital) and Don Haddad (Citizens Financial) returned to IUP to be the judges for this round of the ACG cup.
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