RMI faculty member Dr. Born's work with two FSU PhD students featured at the ISL Open House this week

E. Tice Sirmans, left, Hugo M. Montesinos, right, doctoral students in FSU’s College of Business, and their major professor, Patty Born, at center, explained their Successful Financial Longevity study and took questions from the public during ISL’s Open House on Tuesday at the Tallahassee Senior Center.

Nearly $20,000 in Scholarship Awarded to RMI Students at the Spring Banquet

Thanks to the generous contributions to our scholarship funds from donors more than 20 students received awards this semester! They were announced at the RMI/GIS Spring 2017 Banquet which was sponsored by Capitol Preferred Insurance.

15 RMI Students Attendeded annual RIMS Conference

15 FSU RMI students attended the RIMS Annual Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, accompanied by Profs. Cole and Nyce. The FSU 2017 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge Team, comprised of Daniel Avila, Emily Wegman, Diego Rivera, and Madison Lanius, was selected from more than 20 teams to participate in the second round of the competition on Sunday. During the conference, students toured the Expo, attended educational sessions, and networked with students from other universities and industry professionals from across the globe.

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The 2017 Insurance Sales Challenge Brings Risk Management/Insurance and Professional Sales Students Together

RMI and professional sales students participated in the 2017 Insurance Sales Challenge on March 23. More than 30 industry professionals served as mentors, judges, and business owners. In the first round of the competition, each student met with the prospective new client to learn more about his business and try to identify his major problems and challenges. The final eight competitors (pictured): Kyla McAuliffe and Rachel Gerovac, Alexander Ponce and Brittany Mercadante, Emily Wegman and Alexandra Goffe, and Wyatt Roop and Brennan Melser.

RMI Students at the PLRB Conference in Boston

Six students and faculty member Lynne McChristian were in Boston for three days attending the PLRB Claims Conference.  Pictured here, the students spent part of the day visiting the Expo Hall to learn more about the businesses that support insurance claims professionals.  Thank you to, Amica, our sponsor for the event.

Ensuring the Future

RMI Program Interest Form

 

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.