University of North Texas

Gamma Iota Sigma

International Risk Management, Insurance, and Actuarial Science Fraternity

Westfield and the Westfield Agents Association Scholarship Winnerfrom UNT!

Ryan Blasavage, UNT's Beta Zeta GIS president-elect, was recently selected as one of seven students to receive the prestigious Westfield and the Westfield Agents Association Scholarship; the award comes with a $6,000 scholarship and is intended to encourage students to pursue careers in the insurance industry. Congratulations Ryan!

Student of the Month: Brenna SoRell

The current student of the month honor goes to Brenna SoRell, Beta Zeta’s event coordinator. Brenna is a senior and hopes to utilize her GIS position to increase student involvement, encourage growth within the fraternity, and facilitate events that connect students with potential employers. Brenna moved from Austin to complete her B.B.A in Risk Management & Insurance. She has previous insurance industry experience with Daniels-Head Insurance Agency, (Austin, TX).

Beta Zeta Chapter Claims Significant Awards

Beta Zeta returns from the 47th annual GIS conference with international chapter awards in Alumni Relations, Chapter Management, Community Service, Membership Development, and Public Relations. The chapter was also recognized as a well-rounded chapter. These awards are a representation of the internal and external chapter success from the 2017-2018 Academic year. A big congratulations to our hard-working members and advisers for these achievements, as well as a special thanks to last years officers for their contributions.

UNT RMI Program Receives International Award

This past spring, the International Insurance Society designated the University of North Texas’ risk management and insurance program to be a Global Center of Insurance Excellence. One of only 20 selected programs in the entire world, we are also the only program in Texas to receive the designation. For more information visit UNT's article on the honor here.


The application deadlines for multiple scholarship and awards are coming up very soon. Check out the opportunities on the Scholarship page!