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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 four 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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BBDO New York CEO to speak April 15 at Appalachian
Posted on April 15, 2015 in CEO Lecture Series

ASU NEWS—John Osborn, president and chief executive officer of BBDO New York, will be the speaker at this year's spring Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished CEO Lecture at Appalachian State University.View larger imageThe event, sponsored by the Walker...
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Four to receive Plemmons Leadership Medallion
Posted on April 10, 2015 in Business News

Four have been named 2015 recipients of the W.H. Plemmons Leadership Medallion by Appalachian's Board of Trustees.Mr. Merrick Marquie a W. H. Plemmons Fellow, Ms. Zoe Deloglos, Student Leader, Dr. Unal Boya, Faculty Member and Mr. Dayton Cole, Staff...
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Social entrepreneurs Doc Hendley and Hannah Davis to speak at Global Opportunities Conference
Posted on April 10, 2015 in International

ASU NEWS—Wine to Water founder Doc Hendley will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Global Opportunities Conference: Business for a Better World to be held Friday, April 10 at 9 a.m. in Plemmons Student Union's Grandfather Ballroom at Appalachian...
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Former CEO of Citibank Kenya Daniel Connelly to speak April 1
Posted on April 1, 2015 in Walker College News

Former CEO of Citibank Kenya Daniel Connelly will speak Wednesday, April 1 to students on the campus of Appalachian State University at 7:00pm. During this event, which is hosted by the the International Business Student Association, Mr....
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Bowden Investment Group students visit WEDGE Capital, Wells Fargo Securities
Posted on March 30, 2015 in

(Pictured L – R) Bowden Investment Group students Connor Kelly, Zach Pulliam, Jack Ludlow, Paul Hee, Matt Wine, Patrick Fontaine, Brett Featherstone, Stephen Boatman, Danelle Chilcott and Caitlin OwingsStudents participating in the Bowden Investment...
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Students attend American Marketing Association conference in New Orleans
Posted on March 29, 2015 in Students

(Pictured l-r) Appalachian marketing students Molly Caldwell, Peter Marino, Brooke Cohn, Shelby Weatherman, Trevor Fillingame, Kate Bennett, and Kathryn Poslusny participate in annual AMA conferenceA group of Appalachian State students joined more...
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CEO Lecture: Ask a question, get chance to win an iPad mini
Posted on March 29, 2015 in

This semester's Harlan Boyles CEO Lecture Series will feature a brief question and answer session with CEO lecturer John Osborn, and students may now submit a question to be asked during the Lecture. Two questions will be selected and read aloud for...
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Appalachian Holland Fellows and Chinese partners visit Krispy Kreme Headquarters
Posted on March 26, 2015 in Holland Fellows

Twelve Appalachian students and their twelve Fudanese partners visited Krispy Kreme's Headquarters in Winston-Salem, NC, March 25.The students were participants of the 2015 Holland Fellows Program for Business Study in China, an intensive exchange...
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Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship celebrates three years at Appalachian
Posted on March 26, 2015 in Center For Entrepreneurship

March 23 marked the third year anniversary of the groundbreaking and naming of the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship (TICFE), a center housed in the Walker College of Business that supports students from all academic disciplines to...
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Carpenter named assistant director of Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship
Posted on March 26, 2015 in Center For Entrepreneurship

Jonathan Carpenter has been named assistant director of the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship (TICFE).  Carpenter assumed his role in March 2015, joining TICFE Managing Director Erich Schlenker in supporting Appalachian...
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Risk Management & Insurance majors travel to London over spring break 2015
Posted on March 23, 2015 in Brantley Risk and Insurance

Twelve Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) majors from the Walker College of Business traveled to London during Spring Break (March 7-14) as part of their FIN 4800 International Markets class. Led by Professors Dave Wood and Jamie Anderson Parsons...
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Meet 4 of Our 2014- 2015 Dean's Club Scholarship Recipients
Posted on March 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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Business Advisory Council member to speak on campus about careers in forensics and financial crime prevention April 1
Posted on March 10, 2015 in

Phil Ostwalt, '83, will speak on the campus of Appalachian State University April 1 (11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) in the Linville Falls room of the Plemmons Student Union. Mr. Ostwalt will discuss his experiences as a forensic accountant and observations...
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Walker College of Business students present at Beta Alpha Psi Southeast Regional Meeting
Posted on March 6, 2015 in Walker College News

Five students from the Walker College of Business attended the Beta Alpha Psi Southeast Regional Meeting in Atlanta, GA Feb. 27-28. During the conference, the students made presentation in the event's "Best Practices" competition in two categories....
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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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