The RMI program at Appalachian State University…Building Tomorrow’s Insurance Leaders, Today!

With more than 1,000 graduates, and 200+ current majors, the RMI program is a top 10 nationally ranked program according to Business Insurance magazine.  Each semester, the Brantley Center and Gamma Iota Sigma host a career fair which is very widely-attended by industry professionals. The day after the career fair, RMI majors interview for internships and permanent professional positions. Contact the Brantley Center at 828.262.6179 to sign up to participate in the fall and spring career fairs.


AppState RMI Alumni & Friends Tailgate - October  21, 2017

Cornhole boards

Make your plans now to join us for the Fall 2017 event on Saturday, October 21, from 11am – 2pm in front of Peacock Hall (formerly Raley Hall). (Note that this is right after the October 19-20 RMI Career Fair).

For tickets to the October 21 game, visit AppState Sports or call the AppState Athletics Ticket Office directly at 828.262.2079.


BB&T Student Leadership Center

Thanks to a generous gift from BB&T Corporation, the Walker College of Business established the new Student Leadership Center. Through this center, WCOB students will develop the critical leadership skills that employers are looking for, and help prepare them to become industry leaders. For more information about the BB&T Student Leadership Center click here.


Alumni Job Board

For questions about the alumni job board, please contact Greg Langdon,



How Can You Help The Brantley Center?

Gifts of any size, from companies, families, alumni and friends make a positive impact upon the RMI program and our students. Since it’s inception in 1988, the Brantley Center has not received state funds. We rely entirely on private contributions to operate. By giving back to the Brantley Center, gifts will:

  • Make student travel, career fairs, internship opportunities and career counseling possible,
  • Provide valuable scholarship support for RMI students,
  • Raise the value of the Appalachian alumni degree
  • Help Drs. Wood, Epermanis & Marlett educate the best RMI students and future industry leaders in the country!

To restrict your gift to the Brantley Center follow these 3 easy steps:

1. Click on the link

2. Select Walker College of Business in drop-down menu

3. Then select Brantley Risk & Insurance Center

Make an online gift today!

Make a positive impact upon an Appalachian RMI student today with an annual gift to the Brantley Center. To discuss more specific funding priorities or to make a larger gift, please contact us at 828-262-6950. Thank you!