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Fulbright awards send CIS professor to Poland
Posted on July 31, 2015 in

According to a recent article from ASU news, China, Ethiopia, Poland and Austria are the upcoming destinations for four professors at Appalachian State University. Each has received a Fulbright award to teach and/or conduct research at their host...
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Business students recognized with top honors at national leadership conference
Posted on July 30, 2015 in

Senior accounting major Michelle Bennett, sophomore marketing major John Vines, senior communication science & disorders major Elzabeth Brewer, and junior chemistry major Danielle Arney attended the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi...
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Business faculty and staff honored for excellence in teaching, research and service
Posted on July 28, 2015 in Faculty

ASU NEWS—Five Appalachian State University faculty members and one staff member in the Walker College of Business have received the college’s 2015 Sywassink Award for Excellence.Sywassink Award winners from the Walker College of Business are Brian...
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Business professor named honorary alumnus at Appalachian

Adjunct professor David Thompson of Charlotte has been named an honorary alumnus by the Appalachian Alumni Association.  Thompson had a 27-year career with the investment management firm WEDGE Capital Management, LLP as a general partner and...
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Appalachian business professors help develop N.C.’s Foster Care Family Act
Posted on July 17, 2015 in Walker College News

ASU NEWS-- David C. Marlett has been a department chair, college professor and insurance industry professional, but it’s his recent work in foster care advocacy that he says has been most rewarding.Appalachian State University professors David...
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Business Matters in sixth week of broadcasting
Posted on July 6, 2015 in Business Matters

Business Matters, featuring Walker College of Business Dean Norris as host, is in the sixth week of broadcasting on AppTV, Appalachian State University's recently launched, student-run television station.The program provides tips from guest experts...
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June 23 Crashpads will feature Ged Mood speaking on sustainable business
Posted on June 12, 2015 in Walker College Sustainable Business News

Ascent Business Network's June session of CrashPad will feature Ged Moody, Local Sustainability Consultant and Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Sustainability at Appalachian, discussing business planning through the lens of...
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Walker College professor, BAC member talks leadership on Florida-based news talk program

Walker College of Business Advisory Council member and MBA professor Roy McCraw has teamed up with Jody Tompson, a professor at University of Tampa and director of UT's Naimoli Institute for Business Strategy, to "take to the airwaves to teach...
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Student entrepreneur launches Kickstarter campaign to build business to help children and adults with motor control disorders

When we last heard from Industrial Design student Bailey Williams, she had earned a $15,000 award for Magnagrips, her design for a therapeutic glove that improves dexterity and grip strength. Williams shared the success and award with her...
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Walker College graduates named to Hampshire Honor Society
Posted on June 3, 2015 in Walker College News

Walker College of Business graduates named to Hampshire Honor SocietyThree graduated football student-athletes — tight end Drew Bailey, offensive lineman Graham Fisher and quarterback Logan Hallock — earned spots on the National Football Foundation'...
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Appalachian students travel to Bermuda
Posted on June 1, 2015 in Brantley Risk and Insurance

Appalachian's IIANC Professor of Insurance David Marlett and Walker College Employer Relations Coordinator Emily Marlett led a group of ten students on a study abroad trip to Bermuda on May 12-19. The travel was part of the FIN 4800...
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ASU students participate in Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) projects

IIANC Professor of Insurance David Marlett led a study abroad trip to Bermuda May 12-19. Walker College Employer Relations Coordinator Emily Marlett served as the trip co-leader for the delegation, and the two led ten business students to Bermuda as...
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Appalachian State University launches original programming on student-run AppTV
Posted on May 26, 2015 in Business Matters

ASU NEWS - Appalachian State University's television station, AppTV, kicks off its daily original programing with Health Talk at 7 p.m. (EDT) on May 26, 2015.AppTV is Appalachian's student-run television station featuring original and acquired...
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RMI Major Wins 2015 AAMGA White Paper
Posted on May 26, 2015 in Brantley Risk and Insurance

Brantley Risk & Insurance Center - For the sixth consecutive year, an Appalachian State University Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) major has won the AAMGA Student Research Contest. May 2015 graduate Eric Vickers was chosen as one of three...
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Walker College student has been awarded internship with Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneur-in-Residence program

Walker College of Business student, D. Keevon Baten, has been awarded an internship with the Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) program. Baten is a senior finance, banking and insurance and management double major with a...
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Empathy, Social Justice and Business: An interview with Matthew Cartabuke

When he began his graduate studies at Appalachian, Matthew Cartabuke and Dr. Jim Westerman quickly discovered they shared two interests: membership in Amnesty International and an interest in researching social justice. "I was interested in what...
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Finance Professor joins InVEST board of directors
Posted on May 13, 2015 in Brantley Risk and Insurance

Walker College Professor of Finance David Marlett has been appointed to the InVEST board of directors, bringing more than 20 years of academic and professional credentials to program’s leadership. InVEST is the insurance industry’s premier...
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Sustainable Business experts added to Walker Business Connections speaker list

Eric Henry, President of TS Designs (TSD) and Cotton for the Carolinas, and George M. Baldwin, Managing Director of Government Relations and Sustainability for Piedmont Natural Gas, have been confirmed as upcoming speakers for the September 30...
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Deadline extended to submit energy-related posters for Appalachian Energy Summit contest

As part of the 2015 Appalachian Energy Summit, scheduled for July 13-15 on the campus of Appalachian State University, the Appalachian Energy Center will host a student poster contest, and the deadline for submissions has been extended to May 22....
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Food Lion executive to speak on sustainable business practices during third annual Business Connections event

Kyle Mitchell, Vice President of Engineering for Delhaize, the parent company of the Salisbury-based Food Lion, will speak to students at Appalachian on September 30.The talk will be part of the third annual Business Connections event, which brings...
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