Eagle Investment Group

Learn by Earning

Are you a finance major aiming to jump right in after graduation? At Ashland University, we believe that investing starts in the classroom.

The Eagle Investment Group seeks to educate the next generation of investors for our changing world. It’s a world-class investment program with one of the largest student-managed endowments among other student investment groups nationwide.

How It Works

Started in 2010, the Eagle Investment Group is a collection of Finance majors that manage a portfolio of stocks through the combination of fundamental. It’s an opportunity for students like you to invest real money, and therefore gain real, applicable investing experience.

With Eagle Investment Group, you:

  • Will perform real-world stock and portfolio analysis and manage a portfolio of approximately $1.5 million

  • Can choose to follow the corresponding asset management or corporate finance track in Ashland’s unique Finance program

All business and economics programs are fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

Program Benefits

In addition to working with our dedicated Ashland University faculty that mentor the Eagle Investment Group, you’ll get the chance to learn from visiting professionals who share knowledge, experience, successes, and failures for advice you can apply to your future..

Additional features include:

  • Learn on Wall Street and practice on Main Street

  • Research and analyze various sources of information using advanced analytic tools and databases

  • Make decisions in real-life scenarios

  • Collaborate with teams to achieve the overall goal of increasing the Endowment fund

  • Attend monthly networking events for opportunities to line-up internships or full-time employment

  • Students will graduate with a Bloomberg terminal certification, be prepared to take their series 7, and prepare them for the path of a CFP or CFA

The Eagle Investment Group covers issues seen by current investing practitioners and prepares you with content that is valuable for post-graduation tests and designations such as the Series 7 for stockbrokers and dealers (FINRA), the CFP, and the CFA designation.


By becoming a member of the Eagle Investment Group, you'll gain real world investing experience, get access to various investing programs, and have opportunities to network with current business professionals.

In addition, each spring, the Eagle Investment Group takes an annual trip to New York City. This trip gives you the opportunity to tour various investing firms, talk to those who invest for a living, and make connections that would otherwise be nearly impossible.

 Get Involved

For additional information about the Eagle Investment Group, please contact Professor Dennis Witherspoon at dwither4@ashland.edu.

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Our Mission

 To give our members real world experience while still maintaining a controlled environment to facilitate learning.