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


North Carolina Rate Bureau Solidifies Support of Brantley Center as Strategic Partner

The Brantley Risk & Insurance Center is proud to announce the North Carolina Rate Bureau (NCRB) as its newest Strategic Partner.  The NC...

AppState's GIS Risk Management Student Group Donates Nearly 300 Pounds of Food

The GIS Rho Chapter just concluded its bi-annual food drive, collecting 290 lbs of food in support of the Mountaineer Food Hub. Organized by Jackson S...

Appalachian State Student Selected for CPCU Society’s NextGen Scholarship

Appalachian State actuarial science major and Master of data analytics candidate Omar Gonzalez was recently awarded the CPCU NextGen Scholarship. The ...