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Field Trip Spotlight: Spring 2024: New York City

Our last excursion for the semester was a five-day field trip to New York City (March 10 – 15, 2024). The group attended four presentations, two scheduled on Monday and two on Wednesday, with Tuesday and Thursday designated as free days for students to explore New York City. On Monday morning, our first presentation was at Moody’s. Kent Becker, senior vice president in Moody’s Investor Service and an alumnus of our university, discussed the methodology used for credit rating of companies, local, and state governments. In the afternoon, we visited...

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1407 West Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801


Phone: (217) 333-7651
Fax: (217) 244-7368
Email: mspe@illinois.edu