The Alpha Mu Chapter returned from the Gamma Iota Sigma 40th Annual International Conference with 18 awards. This is more awards than any other chapter in the history GIS. These 18 honors include 10 Black & Gold Awards, 5 Chapter Outstanding Performance Awards (Alumni Relations, Chapter Management, Community Service, Membership Development and Public Relations), Saquib Cheema received the Anita Benedetti National RIMS Award, and we were presented a Superior Chapter Award. And for the first time we were voted to have the best Chapter Roll Call Skit.
The students were in their realm. There was record attendance, with 274 students/advisors from 31 chapters and over 150 industry representative. The keynotes speakers included, Powell Brown, the CEO of Brown & Brown, Mr. Marohn, the Executive VP of Chartis, and Wade Reece, Chairman and CEO of BB&T Insurance, just to name a few.
Everyone was busy attending industry breakout sessions on Friday and leadership sessions on Saturday, and of course we had the role call skits Saturday morning. The highlight was the awards banquet.
We are the International Collegiate Professional Fraternity for students pursuing careers in risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science; and are a leader in the development and advancement of professional ideals
The purpose of this fraternity is to promote, encourage, and sustain student interest in insurance, risk management, and actuarial science as professions; to encourage the high moral and scholastic attainments of its members; and to facilitate interaction of educational institutions and industry through netwroking and by fostering research activities, scholarship, and improved public relations.