Posts tagged ‘Economics’
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.
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.
Marshall Goldsmith, author of 35 books that have sold more than two million copies, was interviewed by Central Penn Business Journal regarding his Oct. 9 appearance at LVC. Goldsmith will lecture as part of the Business and Economics Department’s inaugural Business Symposium. The free event will be held in partnership with Hershey Entertainment & Resorts.
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.
Dr. Ivette Guzman-Zavala and Dr. Laura Eldred Participate in International Faculty Development Seminars in Argentina and Italy
Dr. Ivette Guzman-Zavala, associate professor of Spanish, and Dr. Laura Eldred, associate professor of English, traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Ferrara, Italy, respectively, this summer through an educational education program run by CIEE, which has helped thousands of students, professionals, and educators gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world.
Guzman-Zavala attended the International Faculty Development Seminar “Gender, Sexuality, and Human Rights in Contemporary Argentina,” in Buenos Aires in June. This seminar presented recent political debates about sexual and reproductive rights in Argentina, among other topics.
Eldred will attend the International Faculty Development Seminar “A Taste of Ferrara: Italian Gastronomic Traditions and Economic Perspectives,” in Ferrara, Italy in July. This program’s objectives focus on integrating cross-disciplinary approaches and knowledge, communicating across boundaries and disciplines, and getting different disciplines/specializations to work together. All of these fit with the general goals of LVC’s integrative Constellation program, especially the Connective experience.