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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...

Appalachian State Risk Management & Insurance Students Play Role in Implementing In-Person Commencement During COVID-19

Appalachian State Risk Management & Insurance Students Play Role in Implementing In-Person Commencement During COVID-19
Apr 1, 2021

Members of the AppRISE research cohort successfully proposed a "how to" for the university to conduct in-person graduation exercises in May. Risk mana...

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Brantley Center Welcomes Clara Jane Maynard as Program Specialist
Mar 29, 2021

Clara Jane (CJ) Maynard has been selected as the Program Specialist of the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center within the Walker College of Business ...

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...

Appalachian Advances to 2021 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge Presentation Round
Mar 18, 2021

Appalachian State’s Risk Management Challenge team has been chosen to advance to the next round in the 2021 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge a...

AmWINS Global Risks Provides Virtual International Experience for AppState Students
Mar 16, 2021

In normal years, the International Insurance Markets class would be traveling to London to visit AmWINS Global Risks in-person. The annual trip, organ...

Truist Insurance Holdings Sponsors AppState 2021 NAAIA Talent Competition Team
Mar 16, 2021

Appalachian State University is pleased to announce that Truist Insurance Holdings will serve as the corporate sponsor for the 2021 Fall NAAIA (Nation...

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...