Student Groups

Student groups for those interested in finance, insurance and risk management, and real estate can be found below. Visit the Student Organizations page for a complete list of Lindner Student Organizations.


Finance Club

The purpose of Finance Club is to be the interface between students, professors, and the industry. Finance Club promotes professionalism; provides a platform for students to get to know the finance faculty; is a place to learn about current financial developments in the world and career paths in the financial industry; and has networking opportunities with financial professionals.

Johnson Investment Counsel Student Run Fund

This group manages a $1 million portfolio through registering for FIN4085 and FIN4086. Students will be assigned and/or earn roles as sector analysts and portfolio managers when enrolled in these courses. FIN4085 is the first course in the sequence and is three credit hours. FIN4086 is the second course and is only one credit hour, but is meant to provide a path to allow students to participate in the fund for more than one semester. With the oversight of an advisor, the students manage this portfolio with the objective of generating funds for future scholarships, while at the same time preserving and growing their capital.

Lindner Investment Banking Club

The Lindner Investment Banking Club (LIBC) was established to bring together UC students who are passionate about learning, cultivating and excelling in their professional finance-focused careers. LIBC combines supplemental learning and executive MBA style lectures with guest speakers ranging from analysts to executives in diverse global companies focusing on banking, private equity, venture financing, consumer goods, technology, and global conglomerates.

Women in Finance

Women in Finance examines and advances issues of importance to women in financial markets and financial careers.

Insurance and Risk Management

Gamma Iota Sigma

The purpose of this business fraternity is to promote, encourage, and sustain student interest in insurance, risk management and actuarial science as professions; to encourage the high moral and scholastic attainments of its members; and to facilitate interaction of educational institutions and industry through networking and by fostering research activities, scholarship and improved public relations.

Real Estate

University of Cincinnati Real Estate Association

UC Real Estate Association (UCREA) students have opportunities to network with Cincinnati's leading real estate professionals and can earn internships, co-ops, scholarships and full-time positions after graduation. Members attend programs in Chicago, Las Vegas, Cleveland, and New York, and have the chance to go on a study abroad program in Europe.