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The Spencer Educational Foundation awarded grants to 28 risk management students to attend the RIMS ERM Conference 2019 in New Orleans on Nov. 4 and 5. (Photo: RIMS)

When embarking on a new career, having the opportunity to attend educational and networking events can be a valuable differentiator in a budding profession.

Earlier this week, 28 university students had just that opportunity when they attended the RIMS ERM Conference 2019 in New Orleans, thanks to Spencer Educational Foundation grants, which funded the students’ travel, accommodations, and event registration. Established in 1979, Spencer helps support the education of next-generation risk and insurance professionals and has awarded 1,141 scholarships and $4.1 million in grants to universities and professional institutions to-date.

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Heather A. Turner

Heather A. Turner is the managing editor of ALM's NU Property & Casualty Group. She can be reached at [email protected].

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