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Get involved in student clubs and activities
If you want to take advantage of the full Sun Devil experience, we encourage you to get involved. ASU has a very active extracurricular involvement program with various opportunities through clubs, community service, leadership, student government and more. Plus, in the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, you can join a club or research initiative to meet students with similar interests as you.
The Graduate Statistics Club (GSC) is a student club and is open to any graduate student attending ASU who has an interest in statistics.
GSC holds various types of activities throughout the year to enhance the educational experience of our members and other students. GSC invites various speakers (including alumni), hosts workshops (such as using R) and networking events including hiking trips and faculty vs. student bowling. The club holds meetings/activities every two weeks during the the semester.
The objectives of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) Student Chapter are to::
The purpose of this organization is to foster and encourage opportunities for graduate and undergraduate women to study and to participate in active professional roles in the mathematical sciences, and to promote equal opportunity for and the equal treatment of women and girls in
the mathematical sciences. The AWM Student Chapter is open to men as well as women. The chapter is also open to graduate students as well as undergraduates.
SIAM’s purpose is to advance the application of mathematics and computational science in engineering, industry, science, and society while promoting research and facilitating the exchange of ideas in those areas. This student chapter aims to invite prominent speakers, highlight the research of ASU students in mathematics, engineering and science, and promote mathematics, science, education and diversity at ASU and the surrounding communities.
This past year saw the reactivation of the Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS) Kappa Chapter at ASU. GIS is an international fraternity chapter at ASU. The purpose of this fraternity is to promote, encourage, and sustain student interest in insurance, risk management, and actuarial science as professions; to encourage the high moral and scholastic attainments of its members; and to facilitate interaction of educational institutions and industry through networking and by fostering research activities, scholarship, and improved public relations.
As members of the club, students have an opportunity to hear from actuaries at varying levels from both local and national actuarial firms. At club meetings, actuarial professionals share information about their respective companies and provide helpful employment advice. In addition to meeting with prospective employers, members will also participate in career-building activities, such as resume reviews and interview preparation. These activities help prepare actuarial students for summer internships and ultimately full-time employment.
The GIS Chapter also helps organize the annual Career Day, which brings together potential employers with students. The next career day will be held on February 19, 2017 in the Memorial Union from 1:00 - 5:00p.m.
The Society for Women in STEM is a partner organization of the Central Arizona Chapter of AWIS. The mission of this organization is to encourage networking among graduate and undergraduate students from different STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) disciplines and offer professional development to promote the advancement of women in science. Go to awis-caz.org for more info and a list of upcoming events.
GPSA facilitates interdisciplinary communication among graduate students and represents graduate students at ASU. The Graduate and Professional Student Association functions as the Graduate Student Council within ASU providing information, resources and advocacy.
The Coalition of International Students aims at: promoting communication among all international student organizations in order to coordinate and consolidate activities of international students while promoting understanding among the various cultures within the university and community at large.