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.


Charlotte CPCU Chapter Hosts 2019 Shadow Day

Sixteen Appalachian State University Risk Management & Insurance and Actuarial Science majors participated in the Fall 2019 CPCU Shadow Day in Cha...

Lacy Schmidt Joins Brantley Risk & Insurance Center

Lacy Schmidt Joins Brantley Risk & Insurance CenterLacy Schmidt joined the Walker College of Business staff as a Program Specialist in the Brantle...

2019 Appalachian State Brantley Center - Liberty Mutual Golf Tournament Another Success

Thanks to our title sponsor Liberty Mutual, and more than 40 sponsor organizations, 140+ golfers and many student, alumni and industry partner volunte...