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Interning at ECM Solutions - Jacqueline Salinas
Oct 5, 2021

Gamma Iota Sigma Director of Inclusive Excellence and senior double majoring in finance and banking and risk management and insurance, Jacqueline Sali...

An interview with AppState's new Enterprise Risk Manager, Boris Salvador Maldonado
Sep 27, 2021

Boris Salvador Maldonado is Appalachian State University’s new Enterprise Risk Manager. I bet you’ve never heard of his position before, but he is...

Interning at Builders Mutual - Addisyn Sharkey
Aug 25, 2021

This past summer I had the opportunity to intern with Builders Mutual Insurance Company as a Claims intern, primarily focusing on Workers’ Compensat...

GIS President, Harlee Hawthorne, attends the GIS Leadership Symposim in Columbus, OH
Aug 17, 2021

Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS) Rho Chapter—the Appalachian State Risk Management and Insurance Student Group—participated in the nation-wide GIS Leadershi...

Tanner Grail

Fresh Eyes Upon the World of Insurance - Tanner Grail
Jul 13, 2021

A Risk Management and Insurance Major, Tanner Grail, wrote the following article regarding his summer internship with Founders Professional:When start...

Meet an Alumnus: Cecilia Yanez
Jun 30, 2021

Cecilia Yanez discovered the RMI program at a recruitment dinner during her sophomore year at Appalachian State University. As she began exploring the...

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...

Brantley Center says Goodbye and Congratulations to RMI seniors at Senior Send-off event
May 10, 2021

The Brantley Risk & Insurance Center held a Senior Send-off event this past Saturday for graduating RMI students. The event was held in the Hollan...

Dr. Lori Medders on Zoom call

Dr. Lori Medders Announced as the Service Award Winner at the Sywassink Awards
Apr 30, 2021

The Brantley Center is proud to announce that one of our faculty members, Dr. Lori Medders, won the Sywassink Service Award at the Sywassink Award Cer...

Insurance International Markets Class Virtual Tours
Apr 22, 2021

The Insurance International Markets class typically travels to either Bermuda or London on any given year to supplement their classroom learning on th...