Society of Actuarial Science - Oakland University

Society of Actuarial Science - Oakland University Society of Actuarial Science (SAS) is an organization for those students interested in the study of actuarial science. SAS recognizes the difficulty and demanding nature of this field of study.

Therefore, SAS does its best to help prepare students for such things as planning, studying for, and taking the actuarial exams (most specifically the probability and finance exams).

Mission: The goal of this organization is to help promote the field and education of actuarial science. This includes promoting taking the professional exams and helping members succeed in them. To promote the field of actuarial science, the organization does its best to bring in speakers from a wide breadth of areas to present on the possible opportunities available.

Operating as usual

Come visit us at Grizzfest happening today until 1:00 on the lawn in front of Kresge Library!
09/06/2018

Come visit us at Grizzfest happening today until 1:00 on the lawn in front of Kresge Library!

Oakland University DECA
10/05/2017

Oakland University DECA

Are you in MTH 1221/1222 or QMM 2400/2410? Come to the EMBA room (224 EH) on October 9 from noon-1pm for an SBA workshop on these classes! You'll hear about and practice topics covered in the class from students who have taken them in the past two years. Please RSVP to tiny.cc//sbaworkshops and click "Math Blues: Study Tips and Strategies." Hope to see you there!

They might have name tags but we have each other ☺️
09/30/2016

They might have name tags but we have each other ☺️

09/06/2016

Our first meeting will be this Thursday September 8, 2016 from 12:00-1:00 PM in Elliott Hall room 214. Our speaker will be club advisor Ron Tracy and he will be discussing updates to the Actuarial Science major and the track that students should be on in order to prepare for actuarial exams as soon as possible. Also the E Board will be introducing themselves and the club itself as well as talking about upcoming events/conferences. This event is open to all Oakland University students. Be sure to let all your fellow OU actuarial students, or anyone interested in the field, know of this event! Food and drinks will be provided.

We will be gathering atbd's Mongolian Grill.3325 University Drive Auburn Hills, MI 48326  Food will be provided (but alc...
04/18/2015
Oakland University - GrizzOrgs

We will be gathering at
bd's Mongolian Grill.
3325 University Drive
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Food will be provided (but alcoholic drinks will not be covered).
Professor Tracy will be presenting those who have passed exams this year with plaques.
Please RSVP no later than 5:00 pm on Wednesday, so that our reservation can be scaled up or down as needed.

https://orgsync.com/40191/events/1055580/occurrences/2319480

OrgSync is a web-based platform and community management system that centralizes student involvement and streamlines campus and organization communication.

Survey released by Towers Watson outlining the perceived benefits of predictive analytics in property and casualty insur...
02/15/2015
This Week in Analytics: Predictive Analytics Boosts Results

Survey released by Towers Watson outlining the perceived benefits of predictive analytics in property and casualty insurance:
Perhaps some incentive to include more computer science courses in your studies?

http://valen.com/predictive-analytics-boosts-insurance-industry-retention-rate/?utm_content=12119707&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin

Top Stories of the Week: Predictive Analytics Helps Bottom Line, Comparenow.com Talks Agents & Brokers, Information Advantage for Underwriting & More

Even if you're not familiar with the popular website Reddit, you may find the subreddit /r/actuary interesting! It's a g...
01/15/2015
Actuarial Science &c. • /r/actuary

Even if you're not familiar with the popular website Reddit, you may find the subreddit /r/actuary interesting! It's a great forum for asking questions and learning more about the actuarial profession.

Subreddit for actuarial professionals, students and interested (innocent) bystanders.

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01/10/2015

Society of Actuarial Science - Oakland University's cover photo

Grizz Fest 2014!
09/09/2014

Grizz Fest 2014!

09/04/2014

We will have a table set up for Grizz Fest on Tuesday 9/9 starting at 10:30am and going until 2:00pm.

09/27/2012

We will be having a Society of Actuarial Science meeting on Thursday, October 4th, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. There will be food and drinks provided as usual.

We have invited in an upcoming Oakland graduate to talk about his internship with the OU Risk Management Team.



Hope to see you all there!

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09/20/2012

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09/11/2012

The first meeting of the semester will be this Thursday, 9/13, from 11:55 am - 1 pm in Elliot Hall 208. This meeting will introduce the officers, as well as answer any questions you may have about the program.

Hope to see you there!

04/05/2012

The last meeting of the semester will be held on Thursday, 4/12, in room 235 Elliot Hall. Brady Vance from Towers Watson will be the speaker. Food and drinks will be provided as usual.

See you there!

03/16/2012

We will be having a meeting next Tuesday, 3/20, in room 235 Elliot Hall, from 11:55 - 1:00. If you have any questions regarding the major or scheduling problems, they will be addressed at the meeting. Food and drinks will be provided as usual.

See you all there!

11/29/2011

This is a reminder that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is hosting an Information Session on Thursday for actuarial science majors!

BCBSM Actuary Information Session
Thursday, December 1, 2011
5:00-6:00 pm.
Room 237 Elliott Hall

The information session is open to all students in the program. Learn more about Blue Cross Blue Shield and the types of actuarial career opportunities they offer. They currently have summer internship and entry-level positions available.

At the conclusion of the Information Session, students will have the opportunity to sign up for an interview with BCBSM. All interviews will take place the following day on Friday, December 2nd in the Career Services Recruiting Suites.

For Actuarial Science Club members, there will be food provided afterwards.

11/09/2011

Instead of having a meeting on Tuesday, November 15th, we will be joining the economics department.

The economics department is sponsoring its annual Board of Advisers talk on Nov 15. This year's talk is by Mark Gaffney, Former President of the Michigan State AFL-CIO. He will talk on The Middle Class and Union Workers in Today's Economy. It will be at 5 PM in the Elliott Hall auditorium. Actuarial science club members are invited to a 4:30 reception with the speaker in 224 EH. Appetizers will be served. There will be pizza after the presentation at 6:00.

10/31/2011

We will be having an Actuarial Science meeting tomorrow, Tuesday November 1st, from 5:15-6:15 in the usual room, 235 Elliot Hall. There will be food and drinks provided as usual.

Megan Jankowski, from Plante & Moran will be the speaker.

Hope to see you all there!

10/18/2011

Notes from the actuary Taylor knows

10/18/2011

There will be a meeting tomorrow in 235 Elliot. This is the same room as the last meeting.

The officers will be conducting a presentation on the actuarial major and field. This is good information session for those who have not declared a major yet and are interested. The advisers for the major will also be in attendance to answer any questions. So, spread the word to any of your friends that are interested in the major.

Buffalo Wild Wings will be provided as this weeks food.

Hope to see everyone at the meeting!

09/29/2011

The room for next week's meeting (TUESDAY OCT 4th) is Elliot Hall 235. This is the same room that the meeting has been held in before.

Towers Watson and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan are presenting about internships. This is a great networking opportunity for those looking for internships/positions and for those who will be looking for internships in the future.

Spread the word and invite others as well! Food will be provided as well.

09/29/2011

There will be a meeting Tuesday, October 4th, at 5:15 with Towers Watson and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan about internships. The room is TBD. See you all there!

09/20/2011

There will be a meeting TODAY (Tuesday, September 20th) at 5:15 pm in 234 EH. It is the big glass room next to advising.

The speaker is from OUs Risk Management department. He has a masters in actuarial from Central. Please come out and support the club.

There will be pizza and pop provided at the meeting. Spread the word about the Society of Actuarial Science club and bring friends!

09/11/2011

Check out the discussion board for information from Taylor that will be extremely useful for all members!

09/10/2011

Info.

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Rochester, MI
48309-4401

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