From the Classroom

Business across the pond

How do recreation, tourism and leisure businesses in the United Kingdom measure up? That was the question 10 MBS juniors and seniors pondered last March when they traveled to England and Scotland as part of the class “Recreation, Tourism and Leisure in the UK.” Accompanied by Assistant Professor of Marketing Susan Myrden and Associate Professor […]

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Financial Champions

SPIFFY, the Maine Business School’s student investment club, has won first-place in a rigorous, worldwide portfolio competition. The competition was part of the Quinnipiac Global Asset Management Education (GAME) VIII forum March 22–24 in New York City, in which 1,500 students from more than 160 colleges and universities around the globe had the opportunity to […]

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A SPIFFY Student Leader

Abigail Bennett ’18 is one of a handful of women who have co-led SPIFFY (Student Portfolio Investment Fund), the Maine Business School’s popular student-run investment club that manages nearly $3 million of the University of Maine Foundation’s $230 million endowment portfolio. Since SPIFFY was created in 1993, six women have served as co-president, most recently […]

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Professional Development

  MBS students got valuable career advice last fall when the business school held information and networking sessions with Maine professionals in the accounting and finance fields. Each event featured a panel of professionals — including MBS alumni — from both the private and public sectors who described their firms, offered advice about job searches, […]

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