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Future Appalachian Leaders Attend the GIS Regional Conference in Fort Worth, Texas
Feb 20, 2023

Four Appalachian State risk management and insurance (RMI) students had the opportunity to attend a fully-funded trip to the Gamma Iota Sigma Regional...

Golf Tutorial a Swingin’ Success
Feb 16, 2023

A group of twenty students studying risk management and insurance (RMI) was able to learn a new skill during a tutorial hosted by the Brantley Risk &a...

GIS Hosts Lockton for GIS Speaker Series
Feb 14, 2023

The GIS student group welcomed Lockton onto campus to present during one of the spring semesters “Speaker Series”. This series is meant to expose ...

Appalachian Hopes to Defend Selective Agency Competition Title
Feb 13, 2023

This semester, six Appalachian State insurance students will compete in the Selective Agency Competition in hopes of defending their first-place title...

Professor Featured in Risk & Insurance for Contributions to Insurance Issues Surrounding Foster Parents
Feb 10, 2023

Dr. David Marlett, IIANC Distinguished Professor of Insurance at Appalachian State and Directing Manager of the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center,&...

Brantley Board Visits Campus
Feb 8, 2023

The Brantley Risk and Insurance Board of Advisors met in person in the Walker College of Business last week on February 2nd and 3rd. This bi-annual in...

Gamma Iota Sigma Group and BCBS NC Welcomes Almost 100 Students to Spring ‘23 Open House
Feb 7, 2023

The risk management and insurance professional fraternity at Appalachian State, Gamma Iota Sigma Rho, kicked off the semester with a bang on Wednesday...

Tony Harris

‘It runs in the family’ — App State alumnus Tony Harris ’92 inspires next generation of Mountaineers
Feb 6, 2023

“I enjoy being able to help others achieve their desired goals. As a risk professional, it is by nature that I identify gaps and collaborate with ot...

RMI Students Pin Duke on GIS Wrestling Night
Feb 6, 2023

The Gamma Iota Sigma student group at App gathered to cheer on the AppState wrestling team in their match against Duke on Tuesday, January 25. Several...

Acrisure Group Partners to Sponsor Brantley Center’s Bermuda Study Abroad Trip, Continues Commitment to Student Growth
Jan 30, 2023

The Brantley Risk & Insurance Center is delighted at the opportunity to expand its partnership with Acrisure’s Wholesale Group, including Founde...