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Event Archive

For information on previous events held by the Actuarial Program, please visit our Events Archive.

Actuarial Program Events: 2015

(in addition to these events, we also hold a regular Actuarial Research Seminar)

2015 Actuarial Research Event

The 2015 Actuarial Research Event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. in State Farm Hall of Business room 366. Mr. Tom Terry, FSA,FCA, EA, MAAA, the immediate past President of the American Academy of Actuaries will speak about the actuarial profession and professionalism issues in general. This event is open to the public, everyone is welcome.

2015 Actuarial Banquet

The 2015 Actuarial Banquet for actuarial students at Illinois State University is planned for Monday, May 4, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. at The Chateau. Ms. Emily Ehrstein, FSA, alumna of our program and an actuary at State Farm  will be the speaker at this event. All students are welcome. Please contact Ms. Susan Mitchell to register for this event.

Officer Elections With Bowling To Follow

On Monday, April 20, 2015, at 6:30 p.m., in STV 401A, the Actuarial Club will hold its elections for the 2015/2016 academic year, and after the elections, members will go bowling.


SOA and CAS: Differences in the examinations tracks

On Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at 6:30 p.m., in room 401 of Stevenson Hall, Mr. Michael Paradiso, a student in our program, spoke about the differences between professional actuarial examinationsrequired by the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society.

Internship Panel

On Monday, March 23, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. in STV 401, actuarial students who held internships last academic year shared their experiences, answered questions and helped other students who are looking for internships.

How to Pass Actuarial Exams

On Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. in Center for Visual Arts room 145, Mr. Justin Vogel, President of the Actuarial Club, made a presentation entitled "How to Pass Actuarial Exams".

Ceremony of the award of the Lee Ann Murray "Everything Counts" Scholarship

On Saturday, March 14, 2015, at 9:15 a.m. in Stevenson Hall room 401, we held the ceremony of awarding the Lee Ann Murray "Everything Counts" Scholarshp. Coffee, tea, water and soft drinks, and, most importantly, pie, were served.

COUNTRY Financial Night

On Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. in Stevenson Hall room 401, the Actuarial Program and the Actuarial Club hosedt a COUNTRYFinancial Night: Mr. David Prevo, FCAS, an actuary at COUNTRY Financial, and ISU alumnus, and other actuaries from COUNTRY Financial, and other acturies from the company, made a presentation to our students.

Presentation by Mr. Mark Fauble of ISU Career Center "How To Build Your LinkedIn Profile"

On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. in Stevenson Hall room 101, the Actuarial Program and the Actuarial Club hosted a presentation by Mr. Mark Fauble of ISU Career Center entitled: "How To Build Your LinkedIn Profile."

Presentation by Mr. Paul Vogel of Mutual of Omaha

On Monday, February 16, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. in Stevenson Hall room 401, the Actuarial Program and the Actuarial Club hosted a presentation by Mr.Paul Vogel from Mutual of Omaha, who spoke about the practical side of the work of actuaries, in consulting and in insurance companies, and changing regulatory environment.

Predictive modeling techniques for estimating customer retention: Presentation by Mr. Drew Lawyer from Earnix

On Monday, February 9, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. in Stevenson Hall room 401, the Actuarial Program and the Actuarial Club hosted a presentation by Mr. Drew Lawyer from Earnix, an ISU alumnus, entittled "Predictive modeling techniques for estimating customer retention".

Transition from college to working: Presentation by Mr. Charles Johnson from State Farm

On Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. in Stevenson Hall room 401, the Actuarial Program and the Actuarial Club hosted a presentation by Mr. Charles Johnson of State Farm, and an alumnus of our program, on transition from college to working.

General meeting of the Actuarial Club

On Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. in Stevenson Hall room 101, the Actuarial Program and the Actuarial Club hosted the first Spring 2015 general meeting of the Actuarial Club.