RMI Students Headed to Columbus

Center Director and Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS) Insurance Faculty Advisor Lynne McChristian will be attending the GIS Annual International Conference in Columbus, Ohio later this month with twelve risk management/insurance majors.  Conference events include a career fair, educational sessions, leadership seminars, and other networking opportunities.  The cost of the event is supported by Brown and Brown Insurance.

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.

FAIA/The Good Works Fund Host Reception at FAIA’s112th Symposium

FAIA/The Good Works Fund helped to support the RMI Program by hosting an FSU Networking Night and Meet the Dean Reception at the FAIA convention in June. More than 100 guests attended the event including a significant portion of the RMI Executive Council, Dean Hartline, Associate Dean Kathleen McCullough and Professor Lynne McChristian. During the general session of the convention, Alumnus Ted Ostrander (B.S. Risk Management & Insurance '70) was awarded FAIA’s greatest honor, the Mitchell Stallings Memorial Award.

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.