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Actuarial Science Students and Alums Pass National Exams

The following actuarial science students and alumni recently passed these national exams:

Exam STAM—David Campbell ’20, Jonathan Issing ’21, Corey Knoll ’21, E.J. Kolonsky ’21, Xiang Li ’20, Blake Martin ’20, and Ryan Prator ’21

Exam SRM—Xiang Li ’20 

Exam FM—Luke Burrows ’22, Caleb Cekella ’22, Daryn Ebersole ’22, Amber Friday ’21, Emily Horne ’22, Cameron Niemeyer ’22, Jaylen Reichner ’22, Carter Schmidt ’22, Tyler Shatto ’22, Cayla Sydow ’22, and Joshua Weaver ’22 

Exam IFM—David Campbell ’20, Jonathan Issing ’21, Corey Knoll ’21, E.J. Kolonsky ’21, Allison Liu ’21, Hima Patel ’21, Ryan Prator ’21, and Alex Watkins ’20

Exam P—Amber Friday ’21

Boal ’22 and Kemmery ’22 Awarded Clark Associates Scholarships

Randal McCarty P’97, Clark Associates Foundation director and director of recruitment, announced that Logan Boal ’22 (actuarial science and computer & data science) and Brandon Kemmery ’22 (digital communications) were selected to receive $5,000 grants through LVC’s Clark Associates Scholarships. Clark Scholarships are awarded to current sophomores and juniors with outstanding leadership skills or an entrepreneurial spirit. Clark Associates Inc., in Lancaster, is one of the fastest growing companies in Central Pennsylvania, with more than 2,800 employees, including 20+ LVC alumni.

Actuarial Science Alumni Hit Century Mark

As of this summer, 100 actuarial science alumni have earned their fellowship, which is the highest credential granted by the American actuarial societies (Society of Actuaries or Casualty Actuarial Society). In addition, 14 students and 17 alumni passed an actuarial exam during the summer.

Elise Hanks-Witaszek ’20 Wins LVC’s First-ever Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship

Elise Hanks-Witaszek ’20, a double major in actuarial science and analytical finance from Brimfield, Mass., became the first LVC student to receive a Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship. Hanks-Witaszek will use the $5,000 scholarship to study in the College’s Shanghai, China, program this fall semester.

Scott Grumling ’91 Examines “Post Racial” America

Scott Grumling ’91, actuarial science, is directing a play, “Rasheeda Speaking,” in West Allens Lane in Philadelphia. Grumling, a long-time actuarial scientist by day and actor by night, was a member of Wig and Buckle as undergraduate. Rasheeda, a recent off-Broadway show, is his directing debut.

Renee McGovern ’06 Presents As Part of Mathematical Sciences Colloquium

Renee McGovern ’06, actuarial science and economics, presented “When Triangles Fail” Nov. 7 as part of the annual Mathematical Sciences Colloquium. McGovern, a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and assistant vice president at Chubb in Philadelphia, spoke about how traditional reserving techniques fail for some types of major claims.

Bill Bainbridge ’03 Named Senior Vice President at Voya

An actuarial science and economics double major at LVC, Bill Bainbridge, FSA, MAAA, CERA, ‘o3 recently was named senior vice president of product for Voya Financial’s annuities and individual life business. In this role he will be the leader for all product development and in-force management, and manage 40 staff.


Michael Harnish ’15 Wins Valley’s Fastest Man Championship

Michael Harnish ’15, an actuarial science major and accounting minor, successfully defended his Valley’s Fast Man series championship after winning the Giants Despair Challenge, the third and final one-mile race in the series. Harnish was a two-time All-American in track while at LVC.

Eric Woods ’12 Launches Annual Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Series

A true student-athlete who served as a math tutor and competed on the men’s soccer team as an undergraduate, Eric Woods ’12 returned to his alma mater to kick off this year’s Mathematical Sciences Colloquium. Woods, an actuarial science and economics double major, is a senior associate at Mercer in Richmond, Va. He discussed “Group Health Insurance and the Actuary’s Role” on Sept. 11 in the Atrium of the Vernon and Doris Bishop Library.