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Program Recognized Program Recognized By International Organization For Preparing Students

McMaster is only the second Canadian university to receive the award which recognizes universities that do exemplary work in preparing students for a career in the property and casualty insurance industry. Judges recognized the program's focus on property and casualty insurance across its curriculum, research and industry engagement. The program recently added two new property and casualty courses and a data science course. The McMaster/Co-operators workshop offers the 165 students in the program an experiential learning opportunity through solving a real-world problem.

Anas AbdallahThe Casualty Actuarial Society is a leading international organization for credentialing and professional education and serves more than 8,000 members worldwide.

In accepting the award, program director Anas Abdallah thanked industry partners and the Co-operators General Insurance Company in particular for providing unique opportunities for students to learn more about the property and casualty profession. "We feel energized to work even harder to provide the best educational experience to our students and prepare them for a career in the P&C insurance industry," says Anas who has received the Society's Hachemeister Prize in recognition of the impact of his research on North America's property and casualty actuarial industry.
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