The Belmont Actuarial Students Society now is recognized as an official student organization. BASS aims to provide actuarial students with a comprehensive understanding of the actuarial profession. The recognition was accomplished through the work of four of the actuarial students: Annie Brunelle, Emma Stone, Wesley Whitson and Mary Yang. Reid Huffman is serving as president this semester. The faculty sponsors are Dr. Danny Biles from Mathematics and Computer Science and Dr. Joe Smolira from Finance.
The mission of BASS is to offer a nurturing community for students and scholars with an interest in Actuarial Science, and to foster a social, cultural and intellectual forum in which students can discuss relevant academic and business issues. BASS also assists students interested in careers as actuaries by providing informational presentations, lectures, interviewing opportunities, and exam study groups. BASS will also facilitate a variety of activities and events both on and off campus, with a particular eye toward practically assisting students to identify and cultivate potential career paths in the financial sector.