2011 Award Winners

Gamma Iota Sigma is proud to announce the 2010-2011 Chapter Award and Individual Scholarship recipients.  This year’s awards were handed out at the Annual International Awards Dinner on Saturday, October 14, 2011 during the 40th Annual International Conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Alan C. Williams Award

Recognizes the one individual member of Gamma Iota Sigma that sets the best example for all other members and is our best “ambassador” to the insurance, risk management, and/or actuarial science industries at the international level as well as at the local and regional levels.

Jacob Timmins, Illinois State University

 

Warren L. Weeks Award

This scholarship is given to encourage individual member leadership and the furthering of fraternity goals.  It is a tribute to the memory of an outstanding teacher and insurance industry leader.

Angela McBride, Temple University

Anita Benedetti Memorial Award

Recognizes a Gamma Iota Sigma member for outstanding participation with RIMS on both the local and national levels.

Saquib Cheema, Virginia Commonwealth University

Elizabeth Lange / Microsoft Scholarship Award

Recognizes an individual member of Gamma Iota Sigma that best exemplifies the personal character and values of Elizabeth Lange.

Eric Smith, Temple University

Thomas J. Miles Actuarial Award

Recognizes an individual member of Gamma Iota Sigma that best represents the qualities of scholarship, leadership, character, and service exemplified by Dr. Miles.

Samuel Matthews, St. John’s University

The Edison L. Bowers Award

Recognizes the one GIS chapter that demonstrated an exceptional, well-rounded and organized program the past scholastic year.  It is the highest honor a chapter can receive

Sigma Chapter, Temple University

 

Superior Chapter Award

 Recognizes chapters that have excelled in all areas of chapter management.

Alpha Mu Chapter, Virginia Commonwealth University

Alpha Rho Chapter, Fanshawe College

Alpha Kappa Chapter, Illinois State University

Alpha Alpha Chapter, Olivet College

 

Most Improved Chapter Award

Recognize a collegiate chapter for significant improvement in the organization of the chapter’s programs and membership activity during the year.

Beta Gamma Chapter, California State University, Fullerton

 

Best Kept Secret Award

Recognizes a chapter that has consistently been a strong chapter but does not receive the recognition every year.

Alpha Nu Chapter, Ohio University

 

Special Achievement Award

Alpha Iota Chapter, St. John’s University

 

Black and Gold Awards

Presented to any chapter for single achievements or events considered exceptional and possible only through extensive planning, organization and participation by a significant number of the chapter’s members.

Pi Chapter

MSU Insurance Day

Nu Chapter

Amazon Book Sale

Sigma Chapter

Actuarial Career Development Committee: Pay It Forward Project

Branding Initiative

Dress for Success Workshop

Gamma Games: Alumni Involvement

Tau

Black History Month Event

Alpha Alpha

Gamma Goes Pink

Alpha Iota

Gamma Gear

Designation Exam Giveaway

Shadowing Semester

Alpha Mu

Alpha Mu Member Mentoring

Alpha Mu Morning

Brown Bag Seminar Series

Gamma Bowl & Social

Gamma Traveling Banner

GIS/IWOR Community Service Partnership

Google Calendar

Keys to Success

Member Awards

Officer Goals and Responsibilites

Alpha Nu

Find Your Way to Professionalism

Alpha Rho

Internship Brochures

Alpha Omega

Free Food Free Money

 

Chapter Roll Call Award

Awarded to the chapter that has the best roll call skit during the conference.

Alpha Mu Chapter, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

International Chapter Awards

Eta Chapter

Chapter Management

Membership Development

 

Nu Chapter

Alumni Relations

Chapter Management

Membership Development

Public Relations

 

Sigma Chapter

Alumni Relations

Chapter Management

Community Service

Membership Development

Public Relations

 

Phi Chapter

Chapter Management

Membership Development

Public Relations

 

Pi Chapter

Alumni Relations

Chapter Management

Community Service

Membership Development

Public Relations

 

Omega Chapter

Alumni Relations

Public Relations

 

Alpha Alpha Chapter

Alumni Relations

Chapter Management

Community Service

Membership Development

Public Relations

   

Alpha Epsilon Chapter

Alumni Relations

Chapter Management

 

Alpha Iota Chapter

Alumni Relations

Chapter Management

Community Service

Membership Development

Public Relations

Alpha Kappa Chapter

Alumni Relations

Chapter Management

Community Service

Membership Development

Alpha Mu Chapter

Alumni Relations

Chapter Management

Community Service

Membership Development

Public Relations

Alpha Nu Chapter

Chapter Management

Membership Development

 

Alpha Rho Chapter

Alumni Relations

Chapter Management

Community Service

Membership Development

Public Relations

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