Amine Ben Arous
Amine Ben Arous has had an active role in student life as VP Finance of the Mathematics, Actuarial, and Statistics Student Association (MASSA), President of MASSA, and currently as ASFA Finance Coordinator. In these roles, Amine has shown great talent when it comes to organizing student finances.
Along with the whole MASSA team, he organized crash courses for entry-level core math courses to help prepare students for their final examinations. During the pandemic, Amine organized a launch of two separate grant initiatives totaling $4,500 to support students in financial distress. He also invited recruiters from five different companies in the insurance sector to have thirty-minute practice interview sessions with the students to prepare them for an interview. As President of MASSA, Amine organized an annual Wine and Cheese event that promoted Concordia's image at large. This event was an enormous engineering feat, given the context of the pandemic. It provided more than 300 students and 25 of Canada's most prominent companies an opportunity to network.
As Finance Coordinator of ASFA, Amine has helped to re-establish ASFA's financial creditability, while building up the organization. Amine recently hosted a Budgeting 101 workshop by RBC that hosted 200 students throughout the Arts and Science Faculty. Amine also presented an Excel for Beginners workshop. Through his dedication and determination, Amine has excelled in assessing student needs and working with them to find solutions.