The University of Dayton R.I.S.E. (Redefining Investment Strategy Education) Conference was held on March 31, 2011. This annual, national conference is designed to educate students who are or will be managing university endowment dollars. Nationally recognized experts discuss current market and economic conditions. Three Ashland University seniors, Ray Arnold, Andrew Krauter, and Kory Boughton presented two Eagle Investment Group portfolios in the competition portion of the conference. Each portfolio competed with over fifty student portfolios on performance and sound portfolio allocation. Both Ashland University portfolios placed fourth in their category.