Stellar Returns
Jul06

Stellar Returns

Dedicated alumni and donors — and a keen eye for investments — yield positive results for business students. By Carol Marcy Ryan Austin ’22 is president of Geneseo’s Student Management Investment Fund (SMIF), whose members invest money in the stock market. Between September 2020 and May 2021, they pulled a 19.01 percent return on investments — bringing in approximately $72,000.  Solid investment decisions like those have brought the...

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VentureWorks
Aug15

VentureWorks

  First Words: Student entrepreneurs create businesses and solve problems. Read more about Ben and his fair-trade venture. While still a student, Benjamin Conard ’16 launched a chocolate business that is helping to improve the lives of impoverished cocoa farmers in places like West Africa, where 70 percent of the world’s cocoa is produced. Conard’s chocolate is Fair Trade Certified™ — cocoa that is supported by fair wages, safe...

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