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Appalachian expands its educational opportunities in Turkey
Posted on March 5, 2015 in International

ASU NEWS - Appalachian State University has added a second formal agreement with a private university in Turkey creating opportunities for student, faculty and staff exchanges from Appalachian State University and both Turkish institutions....
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Walker College of Business team wins CFA Institute Research Challenge
Posted on February 26, 2015 in Bowden Investment Group

Four students from Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business have won the N.C. CFA Institute Research Challenge, besting student teams from Elon University, N.C. State University and UNC Wilmington.Team members (pictured l-r) are...
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Management major scores big on the court
Posted on January 29, 2015 in Students

Frank Eaves is just one of many student athletes making the grade not only in the classroom, but also on the court.Eaves, who plays guard for Applachian's men's basketball team, scored a career-high 31 points Saturday to lead Appalachian to its...
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Walker College of Business lecturer named among top 50 financial advisors
Posted on January 20, 2015 in

REP. magazine and WealthManagement.com recently released its list of the Top 50 independent broker/dealer financial advisors younger than age 40. Placing No. 32 on the list is Jonathan Allen, advisor for Allen Wealth Management in Boone, who serves...
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Meet 3 of Our 2014- 2015 Dean's Club Scholarship Recipients
Posted on January 20, 2015 in Students

Boris Salvador moved to the United States at the age of seven with his mother who worked hard to support her family. Her hard work demonstrated determination to her son. In order to pay for college, an opportunity not  afforded to his...
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Economics students place second at regional Federal Reserve Challenge
Posted on December 5, 2014 in Walker College News

Appalachian Federal Reserve Challenge competitors pictured with faculty advisor Onur Ince, second from left, Kevin Atkinson, Victoria Cole, Matthew Drake, Charles Douglas and Robert Weant.Boone, NC – Students from Appalachian State University placed...
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Department of Marketing chairman Unal Boya receives Appalachian Global Leadership award
Posted on December 5, 2014 in Walker College News

Department of Marketing Chairman Unal Boya has received a 2014 Appalachian Global Leadership award, in recognition of his work to advance global learning at the university.Dr. Boya is one of three employees of Appalachian State University who...
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Appalachian students earn two of the top three spots at Wake Forest University's annual Retail & Health Innovation Challenge
Posted on November 18, 2014 in Walker College News

Appalachian State University students earned two of the top three spots at Wake Forest University's annual Retail & Health Innovation Challenge, claiming $15,000 in prize money.The Nov. 15 event was sponsored by CVS Health, served as a national...
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Insurance Jeopardy Trophy Returns to Boone
Posted on November 17, 2014 in Walker College News

The North Carolina Surplus Lines Association (NCSLA) presented the 2014 “Insurance Jeopardy” competition on Thursday, November 13, at the Holmes Convocation Center in Boone, NC. The Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) majors from Appalachian...
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Marketing professor earns best paper award at national conference
Posted on November 14, 2014 in Walker College News

Pia Albinsson, an assistant professor in the Marketing Department at Appalachian, received the Best Paper Award (Retailing Track) at the Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) annual conference. The paper, titled "CO2-Labeling in the Fast Food...
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Professor of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management earns best paper award at international conference
Posted on November 11, 2014 in Walker College News

Scott Hunsinger, a professor in the Computer Information Systems (CIS) and Supply Chain Management Department at Appalachian, received the Best Paper Award (Pedagogy) at the International Association of Computer Information Systems (IACIS)...
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Professor of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management receives Distinguished Information Systems Educator Award
Posted on November 11, 2014 in Walker College News

Dr. Al Harris, a professor in the Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management Department at Appalachian, has received the 2014 Distinguished Information Systems Educator Award from the Association of Information Technology Professionals...
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AppState RMI Participates in 2014 IIABSC & IIANC Conventions
Posted on November 7, 2014 in Walker College News

From the Brantley Risk & Insuranace Center - For the second consecutive year, Appalachian Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) students attended the annual Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of South Carolina (IIABSC) Convention. The 2014...
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Appalachian ranks among world leaders in experimental and environmental economics
Posted on November 4, 2014 in Walker College News

ASU NEWS - Appalachian State University's Department of Economics has one of the world's top programs in the fields of experimental economics and environmental economics, according to a prestigious worldwide organization that disseminates economics...
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Lee Barnes Scholars program funds five students' Appalachian education
Posted on October 27, 2014 in Walker College News

The Lee Barnes Scholars with Walker College of Business Dean Heather Norris. (Pictured from left: Elizabeth Hinson, Caleb Butler, Heather Norris, Niko Gibson, Hannah Phillips and McCarthy Shelton)With a $200,000 pledge in 2012, Walker College of...
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Scholarship reception affords donors and recipients time together
Posted on October 23, 2014 in Walker College News

Student recipients of business-related scholarships have the opportunity to meet their donors during a reception held each fall. The Oct. 10 event welcomed 73 donors, more than 200 attendees and was a rewarding experience for many."Today is a very...
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Appalachian Global Symposium to be held Nov. 19
Posted on October 23, 2014 in International

Appalachian leads in creating a world where environmental, societal and economic qualities exist in balance to meet the resource needs of today and of future generations. Such issues transcend national borders. As an institution of higher learning,...
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Recruiter Information: RMI Career Fair
Posted on October 21, 2014 in Walker College News

RMI Career Fair Looking for the best RMI talent? Look no further than AppState! Every fall and spring semester, the Brantley Center hosts a very well-attended career fair. Members of the AppState Gamma Iota Sigma chapter work this RMI Career Fair...
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Professor of hospitality and tourism management receives Barentine Special Achievement Award
Posted on October 16, 2014 in Walker College News

Dr. Dana Clark, professor of management and director of the Hospitality and Tourism Management Program in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University, has received a Barentine Special Achievement Award from the Destination...
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Walker College of Business featured in The Princeton Review’s “Best 296 Business Schools”
Posted on October 14, 2014 in Walker College News

ASU NEWS—The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University is featured in the Princeton Review’s 2015 edition of “The Best 296 Business Schools.” This honors the college as one of the nation’s most outstanding business schools,...
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