Diversity & Inclusion

Student Athletes on Zoom Call

Brantley Center Leads Info Session for App State Athletics Group on Insurance in Sports
Jun 23, 2021

The Brantley Center is working with student athletes at Appalachian State University and exposing them to the insurance industry and its career opport...

Outreach and Support Following Chauvin Conviction
Apr 21, 2021

The nation has closely watched the proceedings of the trial against Derek Chauvin for the unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and...

Markel Specialty Announces Jacqueline Salinas as First Ever Markel Specialty Scholar
Apr 15, 2021

Join us in congratulating Jacqueline Salinas, the first recipient of the Markel Specialty Scholarship. The scholarship sponsored by Markel Specialty i...

Brantley Center Sponsors AppRIMI Internship Program
Apr 15, 2021

The Brantley Risk and Insurance Center is proud to sponsor the first-ever on-campus Appalachian State Risk & Insurance Management Internship (AppR...

Dr. Jamie Parson Speaks on Importance of Inclusivity in the Classroom During App1800 Interview
Apr 6, 2021

The 90.5 WASU FM radio station recently had Dr. Jamie Parson—Appalachian State Professor in the Finance, Banking and Insurance department—on their...

A Message of Support for Asian Americans
Mar 19, 2021

In the wake of the killing of six Asian Americans in Atlanta on March 16, and the wave of xenophobia experienced by the Asian American community durin...

Brantley Center Strives to Address Diversity Gap
Jan 22, 2021

In a January article by Amy O’Connor, Insurance Journal highlighted vital issues within insurance: The “diversity gap” and allyship within the i...

Browne Selected as International Top 5 Finalist in A.M. Best Student Challenge
Jan 20, 2021

Congratulations to junior finance & banking and risk & insurance dual major Madison Browne for being selected as an international Top 5 Finali...

Appalachian Students Compete in the 2020 National African American Insurance Association National Talent Competition
Oct 30, 2020

Three Appalachian State College of Business students, Kyndavee Bichara, William Chisholm, and Sasha Sterling participated in the 2020 National African...

Travelers & AppState Strategic Partners

Travelers Continues Strategic Partnership at Appalachian State Focused on Diversity & Inclusion Efforts
Sep 28, 2020

Travelers recently continued its Strategic Partnership with the Appalachian State Brantley Risk & Insurance Center,  a development announced ...