Many opportunities exist to get to know your classmates and professors outside of the classroom, to network and put your book-learning to work.
Student Investment Club
Students get hands on experience in learning about investments through the management of one of the university's endowment funds. Club members research, analyze and select the companies in which the club invests through the purchase of shares of common stock. Today the portfolio has a value in excess of $160,000. Each year approximately five percent of the fund is used for student activities. >>>more
Bluffton University Business Leaders (BUBL)
BUBL's mission is to provide participants the opportunity to gain broader perspectives and insights into the business field through meetings, activities, speakers, and field trips. We also attempt to encourage community and spiritual fellowship among business students. We want to help students learn how to begin networking with business leaders in the area, in their home areas or where they are interesting in working in the future. >>>more
Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) Conference
MEDA s primary goal is inventing and collaborating on business solutions to end global poverty. The organization, says its website, "has been designing and implementing innovative and effective market-driven economic development programs that improve the livelihoods of millions of people living in poverty around the world." >>> Fall 2013 conference