News & Newsletters

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...

Schmidt Selected as Assistant Director of the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center
Jan 7, 2021

Lacy Schmidt has been named assistant Director of the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State Univ...

New Risk Management & Insurance Minor Announced
Dec 14, 2020

The Brantley Risk & Insurance Center is excited to share a new program offering: the Risk Management and Insurance Minor. This course of study all...

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...

AppRISE Research Group Explores COVID Impact on Businesses
Oct 21, 2020

The AppRISE 2020-21 team is comprised of Professor Lori Medders; seniors Katie Cole, Sean James, Baylee O'Connor, Susann Rivera, Sonu Sangani, Matthew...

Appalachian’s Employee Benefits Classes Conduct Mock Open Enrollment Meeting
Oct 21, 2020

Two Appalachian College of Business Professors are providing their Employee Benefits students with hands-on, work-world experience during the Fall 202...

Greg Langdon, Associate Director of the Brantley Center, Announces Retirement
Oct 20, 2020

Greg Langdon, Associate Director of the Brantley Risk and Insurance Center at Appalachian State, has announced he will be entering retirement starting...

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Appalachian’s Gamma Iota Sigma Rho Chapter Garners Awards at 2020 Conference
Oct 6, 2020

The Appalachian State University Gamma Iota Sigma Rho chapter received six awards during the 2020 virtual conference held September 24-26.  Along...

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 ...