Six Appalachian State Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) majors along with Brantley Risk & Insurance Center Associate Director Greg Langdon attended the 122nd annual IIANC conference on October 6-8 in Myrtle Beach, SC. At the conference the students participated in educational sessions, networked with Insurance industry professionals and met with other RMI students and Faculty from UNC-Charlotte and East Carolina University. The IIANC provides annual financial contributions in support of the AppState RMI students and their insurance education, and established the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center in 1988.
(AppState 2019 IIANC annual convention participants L-R, Caleb Drye, Jeb Phillips, Anna Lee, Susann Rivera, Annie LeRoy and Baylee O'Connor)
(Baylee O'Connor, Annie LeRoy, Jeb Phillips, IIANC CEO Aubie Knight, Caleb Drye, Susann Rivera and Anna Lee)
(Brantley Center Associate Director Greg Langdon, Anna Lee, Baylee O'Connor, Susann Rivera, Annie LeRoy, Caleb Drye and Jeb Phillips wearing the AppState travel polos)
(RMI Students, Faculty and Staff from AppState, East Carolina and UNC Charlotte at the Fall 2019 IIANC 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. Learn more at https://insurance.appstate.edu
Appalachian's Risk Management and Insurance Program is the sixth largest in the country according to Business Insurance magazine. 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 www.insurance.appstate.edu .