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Appalacian’s Brantley Risk and Insurance Center receives gift

brantleycheck09_t.jpgBOONE—The Brantley Risk and Insurance Center in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business has received a contribution totaling $5,000 from the EMC Insurance Foundation and the Charlotte EMC branch office. The contribution to the “BRIC by BRIC” fundraising campaign will support the center’s activities.

Pictured are Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance Chair David C. Marlett, left, Walker College of Business Dean Randy Edwards, David Orr, resident vice president of the EMC Insurance Companies’ Charlotte branch and Allen Mackey, marketing manager for EMC Insurance Companies.

The EMC Insurance Foundation contributed $3,000 to the campaign and the Charlotte EMC branch contributed $2,000.

The Brantley Risk and Insurance Center supports the risk management and insurance (RMI) program in the Walker College of Business by increasing student involvement with the industry. The center also supports students’ travel opportunities to meetings and conferences, research and faculty development, and assists the industry in the design and delivery of training and continuing education programs.

For more information about the Brantley Center, visit