Independent Agencies are Vital to the Brantley Centers Success
May 17, 2024

Independent insurance agencies stand out as being a model for developing and educating students on all aspects of the insurance industry. In the past ...

Builders CEO and Wife Launch a New Fund for Academic Excellence at Appalachian State University’s Brantley Risk and Insurance Center
May 8, 2024

In our bold mission to cultivate the next generation of insurance leaders,Brantley Risk and Insurance Centercomprises a team of insurance professional...

Appalachian State Students Recieve Prestigious Spencer Scholarships
May 2, 2024

Brantley Risk and Insurance Center at Appalachian State University is thrilled to announce the outstanding achievements of its students in securing pr...

Finance Professor to Offer Free Webinar on Insurance Hard Markets
Apr 10, 2024

Hosted by the  the National Alliance for Insurance Educaton and Research, please join David Marlett, PhD, CPCU, Professor in the Department ...


AppState Insurance Students Successfully Visited London
Mar 20, 2024

Appalachian State insurance students visited London, as part of the International Insurance Markets course. Led by Dr. David Marlett and Professor Aus...

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The App State RMI Program and Marlett Highlighted in Best's Review Magazine Campus Conversations
Feb 7, 2024

Dr. Marlett, Director of the Brantley Risk and Insurance Center, was featured in Best’s Review Magazine’s February Edition, which focused on ...

A team of four Appalachian State University students have advanced to compete in the semi-final round of the 2024 Spencer-RIMS Risk Challenge, an annual international case competition for the enterprise risk management field.  The students — Carolina Davidson, Tom Phillips, Caroline Reeder, and Ashley Weisser (captain) — are advancing to the semi-finals along with seven other teams, each that stood out from a field of teams from more than 40 universities.  The students will continue to research the case and

Insurance students to compete in semi-finals of international case competition
Feb 5, 2024

A team of four Appalachian State University students have advanced to compete in the semi-final round of the 2024 Spencer-RIMS Risk Challenge,&nb...

App State RMI Students Selected for Prestigious WSIA Internship
Dec 8, 2023

Each year, the Wholesale and Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA) hosts an internship program where students get to experience 2 different organizat...

Brantley Center Welcomes New Associate Director
Oct 16, 2023

The Brantley Risk & Insurance Center is excited to welcome Dillon Waschenbach to the Center as the new Associate Director. Dillon joins us from WC...

Eggers named Sumner Insurance Distinguished Scholar
Oct 12, 2023

Austin Eggers, an associate professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance, has been named the inaugura...