Iota Chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma Receives Donation from Swiss Re

Swiss Re has made a generous donation to the Iota Chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma!  The funds will be used to cover the costs of some of the spring events.  The funds will also be used to support Gamma Iota Sigma members selected to attend one of several conferences that provide both educational and professional development opportunities. 

RMI Major Receives Grant to Attend RIMS ERM Conference 2016

Janelle Dargham was one of a small number of students that received a grant from the Spencer Educational Foundation to attend the RIMS ERM Conference in Atlanta in October.  During the conference, she participated in a variety of educational sessions covering such topics as cyber risks and had an opportunity to network with a number of industry professionals.   Janelle is a double major in risk management and insurance and finance, with a minor in economics.  She will be graduating in December and starting her professional career with a large excess and surplus lines broker.

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!

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.