Thirteen Appalachian State Risk Management & Insurance and Actuarial Science majors and Professor Austin Eggers visited the North Carolina Department of Insurance (NCDOI) offices in Raleigh on October 4. During the NCDOI visit the students toured the General Assembly and met with industry professionals to learn about Captives, Health Insurance and Insurance regulation. The IIANC Education Foundation provided funding to make this annual visit to the NCDOI possible.
AppState RMI and AS majors along with Professor Eggers during the October trip to the NCDOI in Raleigh
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 .