Category Archives: University Engagement

The 2017 CAS University Award Program is Now Accepting Applications!

Co-authors include Chris Coleianne, FCAS, MAAA, Chair of the CAS University Award Working Group, and Associate Director and Actuary at Aon and Tamar Gertner, CAS University Engagement Manager.  It has been one year since the CAS University Award Program was first launched by the University Engagement Committee to acknowledge and honor universities that excel in exposing actuarial students … Read more »

The CAS University Award Program: Celebrating Property and Casualty Achievement

When I was an undergraduate actuarial student at the University of Michigan in the early 1990’s, I didn’t realize that property and casualty actuarial work existed separate and distinct from the life insurance field. In fact, it was the first day of my actuarial internship, the summer before my senior year in college, when I discovered … Read more »

Make an Impact as a CAS University Liaison

Take yourself back to your college days…. the future can seem so daunting and confusing. To add to your own internal monologue, the first question anyone asks you is “What is your major?” followed quickly with “What are you going to do with that?”  I made it to my junior year before I knew the … Read more »

An Impressive First Year for CAS Student Central

The University Engagement Committee has had an extremely busy year in 2014. Since the launch of the CAS Student Central membership program for college and university students last January, the program has attracted nearly 1,300 student members. These students hail from 275 colleges and universities around the United States, Canada, and outside of North America. … Read more »

CAS Academic Central Begins Anew

As you know, the CAS University Engagement Committee has been making tremendous efforts to enhance and reinvigorate our relationship with the academic community. This increasing level of engagement will be critical going forward, from many perspectives: Marketing the CAS and the casualty actuarial profession to university students; Providing advice and resources to universities and faculty … Read more »