E/M Clubs Feature

Posted on October 19th, 2022 by

E/M Clubs

 

As the school year begins to get back into full swing the E/M department wants to highlight their affiliated clubs. The E/M department offers a variety of clubs for all students, and clubs that are not just limited to E/M Majors. These clubs offer students a chance to get involved and engage outside of the classroom. They also offer an opportunity for students to work with other students and faculty members in a creative setting. The current clubs are  Accounting Club, Finance Club, Gustavus Women in Leadership, and the E. Terry Skone Investment Club. 

 

Accounting Club: 

  • Overseen by faculty member Laura Bowyer. 
  • Meets Monday’s at 4:30 P.M. 2-3 times per month. 
  • The Mission: to promote jobs and internships in the accounting field to students in the accounting program. Additionally they work with alumni and accounting firms to encourage networking for students.
  • The club hosts a variety of events throughout the year such as networking events, guest speakers, firm tours, and introduces students to firms that look specifically for Gustavus Accounting alumni.

Finance Club: 

  • Managed by faculty member Sheng Yang. 
  • Run by President Andrew Neuman, a senior Economics Major. 
  • Meets every Wednesday at 6:30 P.M. in Beck. 
  • The mission: Enhance student learning and engagement in finance, in addition to assisting them in career development and opportunities within the scope of finance.
  •  The club hosts on-campus educational events with guest speakers and company visits.

Andrew Neuman shared that “The Finance Club Impactful to me during my time as a student at Gustavus because I have been able to help promote financial well-being in the Gustavus Community as well as connect with peers who have a similar interest in working in a Finance related role after college.” 

 

Gustavus Women In Leadership (GWIL):

  • Led by former professor Kathi Tunheim. 
  • The club is also overseen by senior Elizabeth (Liz) Kirchner, a senior public accounting major. 
  • GWIL invites current students, alum and staff to attend and participate in events.
  • GWIL hosts educational events that all pertain to life post-grad, including topics like internship experience, personal finance, DEIB in the workplace, and career exploration.
  • The Mission: Prepare, promote and inspire Gustavus women in their professional and personal leadership development to reach their potential.

 

Kirchner also shared about her experience in  the organization: “GWIL has ultimately made me into a much more confident woman and encouraged me to take on leadership positions, gave me the ability to advocate for myself in professional environments, and connected me to amazing, supportive female alumni!”

 

  1. Terry Skone Investment Club:
  • Managed by faculty member Kathy Lund Dean. 
  • Meets every Tuesday from 4:30 to 5:30 in Beck 201. 
  • Investment club hosts guest speakers throughout the year, who are involved in the investing world.
  • The Mission: work together to evaluate investment strategies and build the club’s investment portfolio

Layker Moger, President and senior Accounting major shared that “Being in the E. Terry Skone Investment Club has allowed me to network and build relationships with a wide array of people. We have members who are athletes, classmates, leaders and members of other clubs, and we are all curious to learn more about investments. It’s great to have an opportunity to hear everyone’s ideas and get a glimpse of their perspectives. The club is like a team that works together building and expanding our portfolio.”  

 

We invite you to follow the Gustavus E/M Department Instagram for the most up to date posts regarding club meetings and events! Please contact the faculty representative or student for more information.

 

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