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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
Posted on May 14, 2015 in Walker College News

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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More than 2,600 receive degrees during Appalachian’s May ceremonies
Posted on May 12, 2015 in Walker College News

ASU NEWS - A sea of black robes, mortar boards and gold tassels filled Appalachian State University’s Holmes Convocation Center for commencement ceremonies held May 8-10 on campus.A total of 2,376 undergraduates and 289 graduates were candidates for...
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Walker College alumnus "larger than life" size in Time Square
Posted on May 6, 2015 in Bowden Investment Group

William "Billy" See, 2008 Appalachian graduate and Bowden Investment Group (BIG) alumnus, is a financial analyst for Scotiabank in New York who was recently depicted larger than life size in Times Square. The picture, shared by Walker College...
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Walker College students receives Ronny L. Brooks Award for Outstanding Leadership
Posted on May 6, 2015 in Walker College News

Junior Management and Entrepreneurship major Emily Haas and Marketing and Entrepreneurship major Hope Canipe have received 2015 Ronny L. Brooks awards.The award, which is presented annually by Appalachian's Center for Student Involvement and...
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Forum on business opportunities in Cuba held at Appalachian
Posted on May 4, 2015 in International

ASU NEWS—Doing business in Cuba won't be as simple as some people think, but that isn't stopping governors, state legislators, U.S. business owners and others from exploring economic opportunities that might be available to them in the near future....
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Professor of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management has received Appalachian diversity award
Posted on April 28, 2015 in Faculty

Dawn Medlin, a professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management has received a diversity award from Appalachian State University's Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA).The awards are presented annually to...
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Appalachian RMI students take top spot in Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge
Posted on April 27, 2015 in Brantley Risk and Insurance

Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) majors from Appalachian State University have won the national Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge.  The final presentation rounds were held in conjunction with the RIMS 2015 Annual Conference &...
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Video now available of Spring 2015 CEO Lecture
Posted on April 22, 2015 in CEO Lecture Series

John Osborn, President and CEO of BBDO New York, was the 55th Boyles Distinguished CEO Lecturer on Wednesday, April 15, at the Holmes Convocation Center on the campus of Appalachian State University. Video of Osborn's lecture, "Built to Serve" is...
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Video of Doc Henley, Hannah Davis now available online

Doc Hendley, Founder of Wine to Water, was the keynote speaker at the 7th annual Global Opportunities Conference "Business for a Better World" Friday, April 10. Hannah Davis, Founder and President of BANGS Shoes also delivered comment to the...
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Brantley Risk & Insurance Center recognizes IIANC as founding strategic partner
Posted on April 20, 2015 in Brantley Risk and Insurance

The Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC) was recently named a founding strategic partner by Appalachian State University's Brantley Risk & Insurance Center.The announcement came during the 2015 IIANC InsurExpo in Durham, NC,...
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Accounting professor to receive Teaching Innovation Award
Posted on April 19, 2015 in Faculty

Accounting professor Lynn Stallworth has been selected to receive the 2015 American Taxation Association/Deloitte Teaching Innovation Award for her submission titled "Sweetness and Spice: Tax Issues for Foodies."Lynn and her co-author Susan Anderson...
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Five business student organizations honored by Appalachian's Center for Student Involvement and Leadership
Posted on April 18, 2015 in Students

Five Walker College of Business student organizations received honors from Appalachian's Center for Student Involvement and Leadership during an April 15 awards event.Appalachian Supply Chain Club and International Business Student Association...
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Appalchian CFA team advances to CFA regional semi-finals
Posted on April 18, 2015 in Bowden Investment Group

The Appalachian State University team advanced to the semi-final round of competition at the Americas Regional of the CFA Institute Research Challenge in Atlanta, GA, April 16.Although the group was not selected as one of the five US finalists to...
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Simple messages are often the best way to reach consumers, BBDO exec says
Posted on April 16, 2015 in CEO Lecture Series

ASU NEWS - In a high-tech, highly connected consumer market, it's often the simple approach to advertising and marketing that garners the greatest results, according to BBDO New York advertising agency's president and chief executive officer John...
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