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Pictured (l-r): Alexandra Pfeifer ’19 (team captain), Michael Maiorana ’19, Jennifer Keefer ’19 and Allison Jennings ’19

Canisius was one of only five universities, worldwide, to advance to the Global Finals of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge held in New York City on Thursday, April 25. The Canisius team competed against Ateneo de Manila University, Instituto Tecnologico de Mexico, Moscow University and the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.  Ateneo de Manila University, our Jesuit partner in the Philippines, won the global competition.

The Canisius team was comprised of Alexandra Pfeifer ’19 (captain), Allison Jennings ’19, Jennifer Keefer ’19 and Mike Maiorana ’19. The team competed against 1,100 universities from approximately 90 countries to secure a spot at the Global Finals.

This marks the second time that Canisius competed in the CFA Global Finals.  In 2015, a five person team from Canisius beat teams from 865 universities in 70 countries to take home the CFA World Championship. 

Click here to read more about the CFA Challenge and the amazing accomplishments of the Canisius team.

Submitted by: College Communications