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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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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Students participate in National Collegiate Sales Competition
Posted on April 13, 2015 in Students

Two Walker College of Business students represented Appalachian at the 17th National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC), April 7-10, 2015 at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA.Sarah Handy and Robert ‘Bobby’ Harrell were among more than 140...
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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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Business student athlete recognized for good works
Posted on April 1, 2015 in Students

The Winston-Salem Journal recently reported on Michael Obacha, a Walker College of Business student double majoring in international business and economics who is a starting forward for the Appalachian State basketball team.  Obacha made it to...
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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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Walker College offers "brown bag" series on sustainable business
Posted on March 27, 2015 in Walker College Sustainable Business News

Faculty and staff in the Walker College of Business recently completed a series of meetings on topics relating to sustainable business at Appalachian State Univeristy. The series, hosted by Walker College Director of Sustainable Business Jim...
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