Enactus brings together a diverse network of university
students, academic professionals and industry leaders around the shared mission
of creating a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of
business. By contributing their talents to projects that improve the lives of
people worldwide, SIFE participants are demonstrating that individuals with a
knowledge and passion for business can be a powerful force for change.
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Women In Business (WIB)
Women In Business (WIB) works to aid in the recruitment of female students in the Business program by increasing awareness of opportunities for women and to foster women's leadership abilities and create effective student leaders. WIB also works to support the professional develop of its members, volunteers in the surrounding community and creates a network between Women in Business, corporate executives, and University faculty.
Penn State Altoona Trading Club
By participating in the Trading Club, Penn State Altoona students have the opportunity to experience the excitement of managing an investment portfolio on a virtual trading platform. The experience is true to life, and allows students to gain a competitive edge in understanding the intricacies of finance and how global markets function. Students trade stocks, bonds, mutual funds, options, and futures and spot contracts for world currencies and commodities, on more than twenty global exchanges, based on real-time data. And to make things even more exciting, we will be holding trading competitions, with real cash prizes, to increase the competitive spirit of the participants. There will be a total of $1,500 in prizes for the Spring 2013 trading competition, with a first place prize of $500.
For more information about the Trading Club, contact:
Robert E. Belsterling, MBA, CFE
Instructor in Economics, Finance & Accounting
Advisor of the Trading Club