Actuarial Science

Students presenting report via webinar platform

Apr 13, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Actuarial Science Students Named Finalists in Global Competition for Program to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Four actuarial science majors, Hao Huang ’21, Shuhan Qiang ’21, Minhao Zhang ’20, and Haoran Zhu ’21, finished as finalists in an international competition organized by the Society of Actuaries (SOA).  The annual competition, called the SOA Student Research Case Study Challenge, asked...

Six men and one woman in a group photo standing against a wood panel wall.

Mar 6, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Students and Faculty Attend Regional Actuaries Club Meeting

Four actuarial science majors, Ross Lawnhurst ’22, Michael Soroka ’21, Minhao Zhang ’20, and Carlie Banchi ’20, attended the Philadelphia Actuaries Club Meeting on Feb. 26 along with Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Dr. Ned Wolff and Assistant Professors of Computer Science and...

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Jeremy Harman on the Actuarial Profession presentation

We invited a wonderful speaker for our Shadow an Actuary Day and Jeremy Harman, an actuarial science student, wrote a blog post about his experience there: "Yesterday, March 2nd, 2020, I had the pleasure of meeting and listening to a Director & Actuary at Independence Blue Cross, Maureen...

Panelists in the rose room of the castle with an audience

Dec 4, 2019 Caitlin Burns

MASC and Computer Science Club Host STEM Professional Panel

The Math and Actuarial Science Club and the Computer Science Club hosted their first Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Professional Panel on Nov. 18.  The eight professionals represented different areas of expertise in the STEM fields, including engineering, computer...

A student meeting with a prospective employer in the Castle.

Sep 23, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Actuarial Career Day with West Chester University

Actuarial Science students from Arcadia University and West Chester University had the opportunity to network with prospective employers at the third annual Actuarial Career Interview Day on Sept. 20, an event coordinated by the Computer Science and Mathematics Department and the Office of Career...

Carlie Banchi

Jun 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Banchi ’20 Awarded CAMAR Scholarship for Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science major Carlie Banchi ’20 was awarded the Casualty Actuaries of the Mid-Atlantic Region (CAMAR) scholarship by the Casualty Actuarial Society for outstanding performance in an Actuarial Science program in May. Each year, CAMAR scholarships are awarded to six students from Arcadia...

Carlie Banchi portrait

Jun 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with Actuarial Science Student Carlie Banchi '20

Actuarial Science major Carlie Banchi '20, with minors in Spanish and Computer Science, recently won the Casualty Actuaries of the Mid-Atlantic Region (CAMAR) scholarship offered by the regional affiliate of the Casualty Actuarial Society. This semester, she voluntarily took an independent...

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Apr 24, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Mao Li'19 Passes Actuarial Science Exams

Mao Li '19, Actuarial Science major, recently passed the Short-term Actuarial Mathematics (STAM) exam from Society of Actuaries (SOA), representing his third exam completed upon graduation. STAM is a new course offered at Arcadia, which was developed after the curriculum change in Fall...

Arcadia students at the Philadelphia Actuaries Club meeting

Apr 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Philadelphia Actuaries Club Donates to Actuarial Science Program

The Philadelphia Actuaries Club donated $500 in support of Arcadia’s Actuarial Science program during the organization’s meeting on April 2, which was attended by five Arcadia students. The donation will be used for exam reimbursement and study materials for students. This year, the Actuarial...

Apr 11, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Actuarial Science Hosts Employer Career Panel

On April 4, Arcadia’s Actuarial Science program hosted an Employer Career Panel with representatives from local actuarial firms. The event allowed students to ask questions about the field and explore potential careers. “A career fair happens every fall for Actuarial Science majors, but we...

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Mar 21, 2019 Vitaly Ford

UNC Professor Dr. Wang Discusses Post-Quantum and Code Based Cryptography

Computer Science and Math Department hosted Dr. Yongge Wang, professor in the School of Information Systems at University of North Carolina Charlotte, where he discussed his work in cryptography and cryptographic scheme resistancy to quantum computer attacks. Dr. Wang introduced quantum...

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Jan 8, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Actuarial Science Earns Advanced Curriculum Status

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) announced Arcadia’s Actuarial Science program earned the Universities and Colleges with Actuarial Programs (UCAP) - Advanced Curriculum status. Many employers require students to pass two of the four SOA exams upon graduation. Arcadia’s program, which previously...