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Florida State University Bettye Anne Case - Department Head
Steve Paris - Asistant Professor
Esther Diaguila - Advisor
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Old 08-29-2006, 08:29 AM
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Any FSU grads or current students out there? How large has the program grown the past few years? When I graduated, the Act Sci program was only about 20 or so.
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Well I'm here! FSU ActSci Alumni, Unite!

The program is doing well. The Love Building was renovated, and the course structure is gearing more towards exams, I believe.

What year did you graduate?
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Holy crap, Tom's from FSU!?! Sweet!

I am a '96 grad. To my knowledge, there are only 3-4 of us '96 grads still practicing as actuaries with a few others in the ins. business but not actuarial.

How about you, when did you graduate?

I would love to get down and see the renovations. It could only be an improvement. Is the meteorology school still on the 1st floor? I knew a guy in that program and we used to joke about how they kept the math and weather dorks together and away from the business school.
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Yea, they're still on the first floor, with the CS geeks in the new wing. Where the hallway used to end, is where the new wing begins. It's really nice, but I left before they could redo some of the new building. Bettye is still there and you didn't get a chance to meet our newest Actuarial Professor, Dr. Paris, but he's an outstanding teacher that is really going to keep this program going. I graduated Spring '04, and there were only 2 others that graduated with me, but there were a lot more young people when I left than when I started, so I think the program will continue to grow.

They usually tailgate for football games, and I'll be down there for the first home game. You can always send Esther an email, and she can keep you in the loop with what's going on as far as tailgates and so on.
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I was an FSU grad student far before they had an Act Sci program. However, I did work with Bettye Anne Case - what a great lady!
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I was an FSU grad student far before they had an Act Sci program. However, I did work with Bettye Anne Case - what a great lady!
Wait, FSU existed before the Act Sci program? I thought we were the founding father program for sure!

I agree Dr Case is quite the lady...she's a great professor and nice as can be.
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I'll check in as the probable old guy. Graduated in 89 with an Applied Math degree.

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GO GATORS!!!

btw, tom, did you ever add UF to your map yet like you said you would?!?!

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GO GATORS!!!

btw, tom, did you ever add UF to your map yet like you said you would?!?!

I may have some how selectively forgot to do that

I'll put it on my list of todos.
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Hey guys, I graduated from FSU in the Spring of 2006 (post Love building rennovation period). I would estimate that there's about 30 or so people in the current program. There's a website out there with some social events listed and I think Dr. Paris updates the page with current events. The address is: http://www.math.fsu.edu/~tboles/fssas/
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