This year, the VCU School of Business came in second place in a national Financial Planning competition for college students. This was the highest ranking for VCU since first competing nearly a decade ago, earning the university $5000 in scholarship funding. The participants were three executive board members for the Financial Planning Association, an organization for students interested in pursuing a career in financial planning in both corporate and in personal marketplace. Read the full story here.
Students were given a chance to obtain the necessary skills for the professional workforce at the recent VCU Black and Gold Academy. For its inaugural event, the Academy invited members of the local business community to speak to Business students. The day featured sessions about communicating with employees, dressing well in the workplace, social media presence, networking, and how to have an effective interview. Click here to read the full story.