Six Appalachian State University Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) majors, along with Brantley Center Associate Director Greg Langdon, attended the 121st Annual IIANC Convention at the Marriott Grand Dunes in Myrtle Beach, SC, on October 21-23. The students networked with many industry professionals at the convention, attended educational sessions and met other RMI majors from East Carolina University along with University of North Carolina Charlotte.
(L-R: Morgan Mullis, Nathaniel Johnson, Kirsten Beaver, Charles Fisher, Madison Spurling and Ben Todd)
(L-R: Madison Spurling, Morgan Mullis, Nathaniel Johnson, Kirsten Beaver, Charles Fisher and Greg Langdon) (L-R: Greg Langdon, Kirsten Beaver, Nathaniel Johnson, Madison Spurling, Brantley Center Board Member and outgoing IIANC Chair Jeff Haney, Morgan Mullis, Ben Todd and Charles Fisher) (RMI majors from Appstate, ECU and UNCC at the 2018 IIANC Annual Convention)
About the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center
The Brantley Risk and Insurance Center in Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business enhances the academic experience by providing space and staff to assist risk management and insurance majors with networking, job placement preparation and contact with faculty members outside the classroom. It provides students opportunities to participate in professional designation and licensing programs, and invites industry leaders to participate in classes and speak to student organizations. It also fosters research and faculty development, assists the insurance industry in the design and delivery of continuing education programs and helps educate the public about the insurance industry. The Brantley Center Learn more at https://insurance.appstate.edu
Appalachian's Risk Management and Insurance Program is the seventh largest in the country. The college's Brantley Risk and Insurance Center, founded in 1988 with support from the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina, supports research and faculty development, assists the insurance industry in the design and delivery of training and continuing education programs, and facilitates interaction between students, faculty and the professionals in the insurance industry. Appalachian is designated a Global Center of Insurance Excellence by the International Insurance Society. For more information about the center, visit insurance.appstate.edu.