News - March, 2012
Ground broken for new Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship
From left, Walker College of Business Dean Randy Edwards, center director Heather Dixon-Fowler, Transportation Insight CEO Paul Thompson and Appalachian State University Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock shovel dirt at a ceremonial ground breaking for the university’s Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship. (Appalachian photo by Marie Freeman) Officials from Appalachian State and Transportation Insight “broke ground” Friday on space inside Raley Hall that will become...
Sixth annual AITP silent auction is set
Posted on Mar 23, 2012 in Students
The Appalachian State student chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) will hold its 6th Annual Silent Auction fundraiser Monday, March 26, from 4 to 6 p.m. in Price Lake room on the second floor of Plemmons Student Union. The auction will offer more than 150 donated items, including a Wii with Mario Kart, Xbox 360 Kinect, games, and Xbox Live 12-month Gold cards, pearl earrings, an HP deskjet printer, autographed sports memorabilia, Carowinds and Tweetsie...
CEO Lecture: First Citizens Bancshares Frank B. Holding Jr. to speak on campus
Twenty-four years ago the Walker College of Business started a tradition of excellence, inviting prominent business leaders to campus to meet with students and share their professional experiences. The annual Harlan Boyles CEO Lecture Series has since involved more than 40 CEOs, and continues this month with Frank B. Holding Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of First Citizens Bancshares Inc. and its First Citizens Bank subsidiary. Holding will speak at the Spring CEO Lecture,...
BIG members win state research challenge, advance to national competition
Daniel Favitta, left, Ethan Foster, Eric McTeir, David Jones and Bill Strausbaugh. (Photo by Amanda Getty)A team of Walker College students won the recent N.C. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society Research Challenge, held in Greensboro. Bill Strausbaugh, Eric McTeir, Daniel Favitta, Ethan Foster and David Jones will next compete against 46 other teams from across the nation that at the CFA’s Americas competition in New York City in April.Students from Appalachian last won the...
- BB&T Student Leadership Center
- Bowden Investment Group
- Boyles CEO Lecture Series
- Brantley Center
- Business Leaders
- Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit
- Career Services
- Global Opportunities Conference
- Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished CEO Lecture Series
- Holland Fellows
- Honors Program
- Martha Guy Summer Institute
- Scholarship Golf Tournament
- Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship
- Walker Fellows