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Welcome Beta Psi at the University of Missouri to GIS!
Our Newest Chapter!

Congratulations to Beta Psi at the University of Missouri, the 71st chartered chapter for GIS. They were officially welcomed on September 9th with 51 chartering members!

Thank you to all of the participants who allowed the chartering to be a success. We look forward to seeing the growth of your chapter!

Congratulations to another Future GIS Chapter
Ohio Dominican University to be Chartered!

Welcome Ohio Dominican University, the most recent chapter to be approved for chartering into GIS!

The chartering is scheduled for Tuesday, December 6th at 5:00 p.m. in Columbus, Ohio. If you are interested in attending, please e-mail Chapter President Alison Baker at or Grace Grant at Congrats ODU!

Giving Tuesday, Save the Date!
Your Support Makes a Difference Every Day for GIS Students!

On November 29, 2016, GIS will participate in its second annual #GivingTuesday, a day that supports worthy nonprofits, celebrates giving, and kicks off the holiday season. Please consider supporting GIS on November 29th in an effort to continue expanding our reach and resources to our students.

Because of industry and alumni support over the past five years, GIS has grown to 67 active schools, more than tripled its membership count, and is working with nearly 20 additional colleges and universities to establish new chapters.

Please visit Gamma Iota Sigma's Giving Tuesday donation page on November 29th and make your contribution to the insurance industry's future!
If you would like to give now, please click here to show your support!
2017 GIS Annual International Conference
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Thank you to the GIS Sustaining Partners
Making a Three-Year Commitment to the Growth of GIS!

Enjoy the Benefits! 

At this year's GIS Conference, Sustaining Partners received priority booth locations during the career fair, as well as recognition on banners and other promotional materials during the conference. Being a Sustaining Partner provides you with greater access to GIS, granting an executive from your organization a position on the GIS Board of Trustees, access to meet and greet GIS student leaders and the Leadership Conference, and so many other opportunities not afforded to all sponsors.

Becoming a sustaining partner to GIS means having your organization make a direct and lasting impact on the development of the next generation of insurance professionals. With your support, GIS will be able to increase the number of strategic initiatives designed to promote the educational and professional development of collegiate students pursuing careers in the industry. Determine how your dollars are spent, while gaining benefits afforded exclusively to this category of sponsors. Click here to learn more and find out how you can participate in the sustaining partners program. 

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Click the red button above or contact GIS Executive Director Noelle Codispoti at  to hear the benefits today!
Student Newsletter

Our student newsletter showcases what some of our 4,000+ talented student members and 25,000+ alumni are up to, provides updates on our active and applicant chapters, and shows how the industry and the Grand Chapter connect with our students.

Click the link below to read the Student Newsletter that was sent to students on November 4, 2016.
GIS Career Center
Find the Best Talent Today!
The GIS Career Center is the ideal place to post insurance industry entry-level positions and internships to gain the attention of students focused on finding insurance careers.

If you are looking for the perfect hire, let the GIS Career Center work for you! Our brilliant students will find you! Post your opportunities in our career center and make the hiring process a breeze. 

GIS Alumni News
It is Never Too Late to Get Involved!
GIS Alumni gather frequently to network, reunite and have fun, as well as to mentor, connect with and assist the next generation of GIS professionals. Join a chapter near you, or start one in your city! Please contact one of the regional chapter leaders below or Alumni Council President, Jake Timmins at or Vice President, Sabrina Hanitz at for information on starting a chapter in your area! You can also visit the Alumni Council Webpage to contact your local leaders.

The Dallas Gamma Iota Sigma Alumni Chapter and Young Risk Professionals co-hosted a speed mentoring event at Top Golf for University of North Texas and University of Texas at Dallas students. Mentors across various sectors of the insurance and risk management industry shared their career paths with RMI students. Everyone enjoyed a few rounds of Top Golf as well. The DFW chapter of RIMS and Risk Placement Services generously sponsored this successful event. One of the event photos is below. Congratulations on a successful event!

The Chicago Alumni Chapter gathered on Friday, 10/21 at Moe's Cantina in Chicago. Their event photo is below. A great time was had by all!

The New York City GIS Alumni Council hosted a Fall Happy Hour at Revival Bar at 129 E. 15th St. in Manhattan on Wednesday, October 19. Their invite and a photo from the event are shown below. Congratulations on a great turnout and exciting group event!

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