25th Annual Regional B&E Conference Held at Ursinus

The 25th Omicron Delta Epsilon Annual Undergraduate Research Conference, sponsored by the Ursinus Business and Economics Department, takes place April 25 at Ursinus College.

Students from Ursinus, and colleges including The College of New Jersey, Chestnut Hill and Haverford colleges and West Chester, St. Joseph’s and Villanova universities, will present research in Olin Hall. Topics range from global banking industries, music industry in in the digital age, crowding theory, an economic study of parental factors shaping child cognitive development, among many others. Ursinus students presenting are Riley Acton, Josh Williams, Briana Anderson, Audrey Whitebloom, Scott Clayman, Steve Berardi, James Stanely, Bryn O’Neill, Atticus Graven and David Martin.

Luncheon speaker is Chuck Pulsfort 2003, who majored in Economics and Business Administration. After graduation, he accepted a position working at Ernst & Young, LLP in their Assurance practice. Over the last 10 years, he has risen to senior manager and specializes in working with clients in the Wealth and Asset Management industry. Chuck is a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania and is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Chuck also participated as a presenter and a discussant at the Omicron Delta Epsilon Undergraduate Conference held at Ursinus College in 2001-2003.

The ODE honors society membership is offered to Ursinus students who meet the academic requirements.