News and Events

2017 program participants with Daniel Heinlein '07; the group visited his employ

A Q&A with David Marlett, program leader for life-changing international opportunity to Bermuda, London

This summer, a select group of students traveled to Bermuda to study Risk Management and Insurance (RMI), with a particular focus on risk connected to climate change.This is the third year that students have traveled to Bermuda and the eleventh year of this program, which provides RMI majors the unique opportunity to learn about international insurance markets firsthand.The study abroad program is part of a full-semester course titled International Insurance...

AppState's RMI Program Named a Global Center of Insurance Excellence

Read the full story and announcement from the WCOB website:  https://business.appstate.edu/news/appalachian%E2%80%99s-risk-management-and-insurance-program-named-global-center-insurance-excellenceSee the complete list of worldwide 2017 GCIE schools here:   http://www.internationalinsurance.org/awards/global-centers-for-insurance-excellence/gcie2017/

2017 AppState Brantley Center - Liberty Mutual Golf Tournament Another Success

Thanks to title sponsor Liberty Mutual, and more than 3 dozen sponsor organizations, 150+ golfers and countless student, alumni and friends, volunteers, the 2017 AppState Brantley Center - Liberty Mutual Golf Tournament was another tremendous success. "Sponsor payments are still coming in and we expect to net $47,000 through the 2017 golf tournament," says Brantley Center Director Dr. David Marlett.  "We greatly appreciate the substantial contributions from our donors and from the...

AppState RMI Majors Attend 2017 Big I Legislative Conference

Dr. Marlett lead a group of 5 AppState RMI majors to the 2017 Big I Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. on May 3 - 5.    View the full story and photos here:     https://business.appstate.edu/news/insurance-students-attend-2017-iiaba-legislative-conference

Dr. Epermanis Receives SGA Outstanding Business Professor Award

Dr. Karen Epermanis (Dr. E) recently received an award from the AppState SGA.  Read the full story here:  https://business.appstate.edu/news/karen-epermanis-named-outstanding-business-professor-sga

AppState RMI Seniors Recognized at 2017 WCOB Honors Convocation

 Four AppState RMI Seniors were honored at the 2017 Walker College of Business Honors Convocation in front of faculty, family and friends on April 21: Top Finance student:  Jarrett JacuminTop RMI students:  Aristotle Moulopoulos and Vance LangdonPruett Award:  Cecilia Yanez                                                        ...

AppState RMI students win second place in inaugural PriSim Agency Management Competition

Four AppState RMI Seniors participated in the first PriSim Agency Management Competition held in spring 2017.  Read the full story here: https://business.appstate.edu/news/rmi-students-win-second-place-inaugural-prisim-agency-management-competition

AppState RMI Students Travel to London During Spring Break 2017

A dozen students in Dr. David Marlett's "International Insurance Markets" class traveled to London on March 11-18.  Read the full story and view the photo album from the WCOB News Page:   https://business.appstate.edu/news/2017-spring-break-study-abroad-excursion-england

AppState RMI Students Selected To Compete for 2017 Spencer RIMS Risk Management National Championship

Appalachian State University's team of RMI Seniors was one of only nine schools to be invited to Philadelphia for the national RIMS convention in April 2017. Read the full story from the RIMS page here:  https://www.rims.org/aboutRIMS/Newsroom/News/Pages/RMChallenge2017_9teams.aspx The team from AppState won this event in 2015.  Read the 2015 story here: https://insurance.appstate.edu/news/appstate-rmi-majors-win-2015-spencer-rims-risk-management-challenge . ...

Dr. Lori Medders named Freeman Distinguished Professor of Insurance

Read the story from the WCOB about Dr. Lori Medders here:  https://business.appstate.edu/news/medders-named-freeman-distinguished-professor-insurance