Actuarial Science

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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 Jen 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...

Nicholas Schiavo Dec 19, 2018 7:00 pm

Kelsey VanVehcten ’22, London FYSAE Student

Kelsey VanVehcten ’22 is a first-year from Upstate New York, an Actuarial Science major, and a fellow FYSAE student. Here, she shares her thoughts on FYSAE and her three months in London. What made you do FYSAE? K: I got the message in the mail, and I chose fall because I figured...

Nov 29, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Scavenger Hunt Helps Students Overcome Language Barriers

International and American students in Arcadia’s Math and Actuarial Science programs searched for objects hidden around campus during a student-organized scavenger hunt on Nov. 6. Organized by Alyssa Grandmont ’20 and Di Zhu ’21, the hunt helped students get to know one another better....

Nov 20, 2018 Jen Retter

Students Attend Philadelphia Actuaries Meeting

Actuarial Science majors Caroline Toner ’20, Kelsey Mashinski ’21, Di Zhu ’21, and Alyssa Grandmont ’20 attended a Philadelphia Actuaries Club meeting on Nov. 8 with Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Irina Pogrebivsky. Students attended a panel session on non-traditional...

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Oct 31, 2018 Jen Retter

Actuary Derek Eyler Advises Actuarial Science Students

The Computer Science and Mathematics Department invited Derek Eyler, an actuary and associate partner of AON Counseling, to speak to actuarial students on Oct. 23. Eyler advised students on finding careers, taking certification exams, and alternative professional options for students with strong...

Justin Tai Oct 30, 2018 3:21 pm

Small Island, Big Dreams

“I don’t care what you want to be, just make sure you graduate from college.” I didn’t know how to feel when my mother said this. I was motivated, but the responsibility felt overwhelming. As I imagined my future, I knew that if I stayed on the little rock I call home (Guam), I would...

Oct 22, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia and West Chester University Host Actuarial Career Day

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Arcadia’s Actuarial Science students had the opportunity to meet prospective employers at the second annual Actuarial Career Interview Day on Sept. 21. Held in collaboration with West Chester University, the event allows Actuarial Science majors to meet with firm...

Student interviewed on Actuarial Career Day

Sep 27, 2018 Weihong Ni

Actuarial Career Day