Building Tomorrow's Insurance Leaders

Global Centers of Insurance Excellence logoThe primary goal of the Brantley Center is to develop the strongest possible program in risk management and insurance, consistent with the mission of the Walker College of Business. Input from the insurance industry is provided by an advisory board. Specific objectives of the Center are as follows:

  • Involve students with the insurance industry.
  • Assist and provide students with opportunities to participate in professional designation and licensing programs.
  • Encourage involvement by inviting industry leaders to participate in classes and speak to student organizations.
  • Support research and faculty development.
  • Direct research activities toward problems and questions of interest to the insurance industry.
  • Assist the industry in the design and delivery of training and continuing education programs.
  • Help educate the public about the role of insurance in modern life and the function and activities of the insurance industry.


3 New Strategic Partners Added

Three Additional Organizations Become Appalachian Brantley Center Strategic Partners

Granite Insurance Agency, Penn National Insurance and Selective Insurance recently joined the Appalachian State “Strategic Partners” program throu...

Spring 2020 Networking and Alcohol Etiquette Night

Brantley Center Presents Networking Skills & Alcohol Etiquette Night

More than 40 Appalachian State (AppState) Risk Management & Insurance and Actuarial Science majors, along with industry professionals from the Bra...

2020 HBCS Cover

Appalachian Professor and Employee Benefits Minors attend HBCE 2020 Conference

Appalachian's College of Business Professor Jamie Parson along with two students in the Employee Benefits minor program participated in the Health Ben...