Since 2001, select Houghton business and accounting students have managed a portion of the Houghton College stock portfolio and have grown the assets under management to approximately $460,000. Only a small percentage of undergraduate students nationwide receive this opportunity, and Houghton is a leader among Christian colleges with student managed funds.
Nothing can beat this type of collaborative research and decision-making for a true hands-on educational experience. Houghton students have sometimes outperformed major market indices and professional money managers.
You can download an application to be considered for the group. Applications are due back by: March 15 for the fall semester and October 15 for the spring semester, after which they will be reviewed by department faculty, and students accepted into the group will be notified. Those selected will enroll in the Security Analysis & Portfolio Management course (BADM 431) for one hour of academic credit.