The Economics Club sponsors outside speakers, holds social meetings and sponsors an off-campus trip to an area of interest such as a Federal Reserve bank, the New York Stock Exchange, and government and business agencies in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere. The Economics Club also acts as an information center for careers in economics, opportunities for graduate study, networking with alumni, and current job openings.
Omicron Delta Epsilon
International Honor Society in Economics
The Alpha Omega chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon was chartered in May 1982 and is open to economics majors and minors who have demonstrated academic excellence in economics and throughout their curriculum. The objectives of Omicron Delta Epsilon are: to recognize scholastic attainment in economics and outstanding achievements in economics by economists at all levels; to promote closer interaction between students and faculty in economics within each college or university and among campuses; and to emphasize the professional aspects of economics as a career choice for service in academia, business, government and international organizations. Members are encouraged to submit entries for the Frank Taussig Award, an annual international competitive award for student papers in economics.
Pi Gamma Mu
Le Moyne has a chapter of the national social science honor society, Pi Gamma Mu. The purpose of Pi Gamma Mu is to improve scholarship in the social sciences, to inspire social service to humanity, to engender sympathy toward others with different opinions and institutions by a better mutual understanding, and to supplement and support existing social science organizations by promoting sociability and attendance at meetings.
The Investment Club exists to enhance the overall financial knowledge of its members. Using various media sources, members will facilitate sound investments to help develop skills that can serve as a foundation in the financial world.
Scholarships for Economics Students
• Casper and Margaret Schiesser Scholarship: Endowed by bequest of Mrs. Margaret Schiesser and awarded to students studying economics, political science, psychology or sociology. A 3.0 G.P.A. must be maintained.