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.


2020 tournament postponed to 2021

2020 AppState RMI Golf Tournament Postponed to June 2021

Due to unprecedented circumstances with the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the interest of public safety, the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center Board of...

2020 Atlanta RIMS

RMI Students and Professors Attend 2020 Atlanta RIMS Conference

Seven Appalachian State University (AppState) Risk Management & Insurance majors along with Professors Dr. Lori Medders and Dr. Karen Epermanis, a...

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...