Building Tomorrow's Insurance Leaders

The 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.

Brantley Center Upcoming Events


RMI Students Attended GIS Annual Conference

16 RMI students attended 52nd Gamma Iota Sigma Annual International Conference in Baltimore last week. The pinnacle of the event was the annual a...

Employee Benefits Minor Student Attended ISCEBS Symposium

Katie Parker, a student representing Appalachian State University and Gamma Iota Sigma, expresses deep gratitude for the student scholarship that allo...

Student Intern Spotlight: Hrisha Bhatty

Hrisha Bhatty is a rising junior majoring in risk management and insurance. Hrisha completed an internship with AmWINS this summer in New York City.&n...