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Students attend insurance legislative conference in Washington DC, tour Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in Students

Six Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) students traveled to Washington DC April 8-11 to participate in the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers Legislative Conference, a national event for insurance professionals.  The conference is held...
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Appalachian’s Walker College of Business to offer sustainable business minor
Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in Walker College News

ASU NEWS—The Department of Management in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University will offer a sustainable business minor to meet a growing demand in industry for businesses to be more environmentally and socially responsible....
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Appalachian students place 2nd at national entrepreneurial competition for best values-centered idea
Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in Students

Students from Appalachian State University placed 2nd at the Texas Christian University (TCU) Values and Ventures competition April 11-12, 2014.Appalachian bested teams from 27 competing universities, including Johns Hopkins, Ohio State and...
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Meet Dean's Club Scholarship Recipient, Boris Salvador Maldonado
Posted on Apr 14, 2014 in Students

Boris Salvador Maldonado is a Walker College of Business Dean's Club Scholarship Recipient. The Dean's Club helped to lift a financial burden for Boris, while simultaneously allowing him to work toward his academic goals at...
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Bouchard wins insurance white paper award
Posted on Apr 4, 2014 in

 For the fifth consecutive year, a Walker College of Business student has won the AAMGA Distinguished Chair Student Research Contest. Appalachian senior Alyssa Bouchard was chosen as one of two winners following AAMGA's annual call for white...
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Video and photos of Chancellor Peacock speaking on "Seizing Life's Opportunities" at March 21 CEO Lecture
Posted on Apr 4, 2014 in CEO Lecture Series

ASU NEWS - Seize the opportunities that come your way. That advice was among the traits of successful leadership shared by Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock March 21 during the Harlan E. Boyles Distinguish CEO Lecture. The lecture series is presented by...
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Executive Skills course offers MBA students ample opportunity to receive first-hand business knowledge
Posted on Apr 4, 2014 in MBA

Appalachian MBA students participate in a semester-long executive skills course each semester of full-time enrollment on campus.  The course is designed to help students acquire executive skills needed that may not be taught in the classroom...
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Risk Management & Insurance majors travel to london over spring break 2014
Posted on Mar 27, 2014 in Brantley Risk and Insurance

Twelve Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) majors from the Walker College of Business traveled to London during Spring Break (March 8-15) as part of their FIN 3075 International Markets class. Led by Professor Dave Wood, and Brantley Center...
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BB&T executives deliver third $200,000 installment to Walker College
Posted on Mar 27, 2014 in Walker College News

Ben Staton, BB&T's Senior Vice President of Regional Corporate Banking for the Triad (left) and Jonathan Lubkemann, Market President for BB&T Boone (right), present a check to Walker College Dean Dr. Randy EdwardsThe third installment of a $...
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Global Opportunities Conference to focus on Cuba
Posted on Mar 26, 2014 in International

ASU NEWS - The 6th Annual Global Opportunities Conference will present “Cuba Today,” an exploration of the recent economic changes occurring on the island nation, with invited speakers from the University of Havana, Cuba.The event, presented by...
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Yadkin Bank gives $100,000 to Appalachian’s Walker College of Business
Posted on Mar 26, 2014 in

ASU NEWS - ift will support college’s annual honors convocationBOONE—A $100,000 gift from Yadkin Bank to Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business will support the college’s Honors Convocation, an annual event and reception attended...
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Appalachian students will compete in National Collegiate Sales Competition March 28-31
Posted on Mar 14, 2014 in Students

Two Walker College of Business students will compete for Appalachian State University at the 16th National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC), March 28-31, 2014 at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA.Undergraduates from 67 universities and...
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Appalachian’s chancellor to deliver Boyles Distinguished CEO Lecture March 21
Posted on Mar 14, 2014 in CEO Lecture Series

ASU NEWS - Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock will be the featured speaker at the Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished CEO Lecture at Appalachian State University.  Peacock will speak about "Seizing Life's Opportunities."The event, sponsored by the Walker...
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Walker College of Business team wins CFA Institute Research Challenge
Posted on Mar 14, 2014 in Bowden Investment Group

ASU NEWS - Five 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 are Zachary...
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Global Opportunities Conference to focus on Cuba April 11
Posted on Mar 4, 2014 in International

The 6th Annual Global Opportunities Conference will present perspectives on Cuba Today, an exploration of the recent economic changes occurring on the island nation.The event, sponsored by the Walker College of Business, will be held on Friday,...
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Student-run apparel sale now online
Posted on Feb 27, 2014 in Alumni

Showing pride in your alma mater (or future alma mater) will never be easier, thanks to the Walker Wear apparel sale.Display the Walker College logo proudly when you make a purchase from a selection of t-shirts, tank tops, and sweatshirts through...
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Executive mentoring program kicks off with Charlotte event
Posted on Feb 24, 2014 in Alumni

The Walker College executive mentoring program kicked off Feb. 20 with an event at Rock Bottom Restaurant in Charlotte. Twelve regional businessmen and businesswomen attended the event.Each executive will serve as a mentor to a Walker College of...
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Entrepreneurial professor kickstarts his toy project
Posted on Feb 21, 2014 in Center For Entrepreneurship

Dr. Richard Elaver is not only a teacher, but also an inventor and aspiring entrepreneur. Elaver has developed a toy set called Flexure, which at first glance may bring to mind the early twentieth century baubles, Tinkertoys... but with a very...
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Appalachian's chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon selected as one of ten finalists in Outski Marketing Challenge
Posted on Feb 20, 2014 in Students

Appalachian State University's chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon has been selected as one of ten finalists in the Outski Marketing Challenge, a national competition offering real-world marketing experience to students. Pi Sigma Epsilon is the nation's...
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BB&T Student Leadership Center restructuring
Posted on Feb 10, 2014 in Business News

ASU NEWS - The BB&T Student Leadership Center has been restructured to provide professional development and career services for business students.Joining the two areas increases mentoring, professional leadership and career development programs...
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