RMI Professor Fosters International Research Collaboration

Dr. Patricia Born is spending the next several weeks traveling across Southeastern Europe.  She has visited Ohrid and Bucharest which included a presenting at The International CATastropic Risk Forum.  Most recently, she addressed the Macedonian Insurance Supervisory Agency on the management of catastrophic risks, drawing from her research and experiences.  Dr. Born is scheduled to speak to the Skopje Chamber of Commerce and the University of Niš in Serbia before returning to the U.S. next month.

RMI graduate thanks college with $1-million estate gift

Like many graduates of the Florida State University College of Business, Karyn Seibert Roeling is enjoying tremendous professional success. And like many of her fellow Seminoles, she believes in giving back to the school that helped lay a strong foundation for her success. 

FSU Iota Chapter of GIS Recognized for Outstanding Performance

Center Director and Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS) Insurance Faculty Advisor Lynne McChristian attended the GIS Annual International Conference in Columbus, Ohio in early October with twelve risk management/insurance students.  Just three years since its re-activation, the FSU Iota Chapter received all five possible awards at the banquet for the 2015-2016 academic year - Alumni Relations, Chapter Management, Community Service, Membership Development, and Public Relations.  Congratulations to the group and thank you to Brown and Brown Insurance for sponsoring the FSU students!

FSU Faculty Active Participants in ARIA’s 2016 Annual Meeting

Several FSU RMI faculty members attended ARIA’s annual meeting in August. Faculty presented their current research and also served as moderators, discussants, and mentors to first-time attendees. Dr. Patricia Born ended her term on the board as Immediate Past President. Dr. Kathleen McCullough currently serves as a board member.

Ensuring the Future

The Center for Risk Management Education and Research (CRMER) promotes the goals of the Dr. William T. Hold/The National Alliance program in Risk Management and Insurance through the exchange of information related to risk management and insurance across the risk management and insurance community. The primary goals of the Center are:

  • To provide high quality educational and professional development experiences for students.
  • To produce informative events and activities for Center stakeholders and the general public.
  • To support faculty, including the production of high-quality research.
  • To increase the visibility of the RMI Program.
  • To improve the financial strength of the Center so that it can better support its activities.

The Center is headed by Lynne McChristian, Executive Director and Risk Management and Insurance Faculty.