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Welcome Back to Walker Reception
Posted on August 28, 2015 in

Students, faculty, and staff were welcomed back to the Walker College of Business on Monday, August 27 with a reception in Peacock Hall. This gave students a chance to catch up with friends, meet administrators, and get settled back into the...
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Walker College of Business hosts annual club expo
Posted on August 27, 2015 in

The Walker College of Business successfully held its annual Business Club Expo Tuesday, August 25. The expo featured clubs such as Walker Fellows, DECA, Information Technology, Appalachian Supply Chain Club, and several other clubs that are...
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Business students attend Risk and Insurance Management Society Convention
Posted on August 25, 2015 in Brantley Risk and Insurance

Four Appalachian business students recently attended the Fall 2015 Southeastern Risk and Insurance Management Society (SE RIMS) Convention in Pinehurst, NC. The convention, held August 19 - 21, was the 46th annual conference and was hosted by the...
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Appalachian retains STARS® Gold rating for sustainability achievements
Posted on August 24, 2015 in Walker College Sustainable Business News

ASU NEWS—Appalachian State University has maintained its STARS® Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements in academics, research, campus and public engagement, and operations.The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating...
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Cherry named to Journal of Environmental Economics and Management editorial board
Posted on August 24, 2015 in

ASU NEWS—Todd L. Cherry, a professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Economics, has been named to the editorial board of the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (JEEM).The publication is regarded as the top journal in...
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Business RLC students work on team-building, enrich the college experience
Posted on August 17, 2015 in Walker College News

Appalachian freshmen traveled to Camp Broadstone in Valle Crucis for a day of personal and professional development. The students compose the 2015 cohort of the business exploration residential learning community (RLC), a group brought...
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Business students, faculty collaborate with New River Light and Power to reduce peak power consumption in the high country

Business students and faculty members from the Center for Analytics and Research Education (CARE) at Appalachian State University are collaborating with New River Light and Power Company (NRLP) to influence more sustainable power consumption in the...
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WCOB alumni appointed to Appalachian’s Board of Trustees
Posted on July 31, 2015 in

ASU NEWS—Robert C. Hatley and D. Kenan Smith have been appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to four-year terms on Appalachian State University's Board of Trustees. Their appointment is effective immediately.A native of Concord, Hatley received a Bachelor...
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Fulbright award sends CIS professor to Poland
Posted on July 31, 2015 in

According to a recent article from ASU news, Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management Professor Al Harris is one of four Appalachian State University professors to receive a Fulbright award for research and/or teaching this coming...
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Business students recognized with top honors at national leadership conference
Posted on July 30, 2015 in

Senior accounting major Michelle Bennett, sophomore marketing major John Vines, senior communication science & disorders major Elzabeth Brewer, and junior chemistry major Danielle Arney attended the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi...
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Business faculty and staff honored for excellence in teaching, research and service
Posted on July 28, 2015 in Faculty

ASU NEWS—Five Appalachian State University faculty members and one staff member in the Walker College of Business have received the college’s 2015 Sywassink Award for Excellence.Sywassink Award winners from the Walker College of Business are Brian...
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Business professor named honorary alumnus at Appalachian

Adjunct professor David Thompson of Charlotte has been named an honorary alumnus by the Appalachian Alumni Association.  Thompson had a 27-year career with the investment management firm WEDGE Capital Management, LLP as a general partner and...
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Appalachian business professors help develop N.C.’s Foster Care Family Act
Posted on July 17, 2015 in Walker College News

ASU NEWS-- David C. Marlett has been a department chair, college professor and insurance industry professional, but it’s his recent work in foster care advocacy that he says has been most rewarding.Appalachian State University professors David...
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Business Matters in sixth week of broadcasting
Posted on July 6, 2015 in Business Matters

Business Matters, featuring Walker College of Business Dean Norris as host, is in the sixth week of broadcasting on AppTV, Appalachian State University's recently launched, student-run television station.The program provides tips from guest experts...
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June 23 Crashpads will feature Ged Mood speaking on sustainable business
Posted on June 12, 2015 in Walker College Sustainable Business News

Ascent Business Network's June session of CrashPad will feature Ged Moody, Local Sustainability Consultant and Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Sustainability at Appalachian, discussing business planning through the lens of...
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Walker College professor, BAC member talks leadership on Florida-based news talk program

Walker College of Business Advisory Council member and MBA professor Roy McCraw has teamed up with Jody Tompson, a professor at University of Tampa and director of UT's Naimoli Institute for Business Strategy, to "take to the airwaves to teach...
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Student entrepreneur launches Kickstarter campaign to build business to help children and adults with motor control disorders

When we last heard from Industrial Design student Bailey Williams, she had earned a $15,000 award for Magnagrips, her design for a therapeutic glove that improves dexterity and grip strength. Williams shared the success and award with her...
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Walker College graduates named to Hampshire Honor Society
Posted on June 3, 2015 in Walker College News

Walker College of Business graduates named to Hampshire Honor SocietyThree graduated football student-athletes — tight end Drew Bailey, offensive lineman Graham Fisher and quarterback Logan Hallock — earned spots on the National Football Foundation'...
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Appalachian students travel to Bermuda
Posted on June 1, 2015 in Brantley Risk and Insurance

Appalachian's IIANC Professor of Insurance David Marlett and Walker College Employer Relations Coordinator Emily Marlett led a group of ten students on a study abroad trip to Bermuda on May 12-19. The travel was part of the FIN 4800...
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ASU students participate in Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) projects

IIANC Professor of Insurance David Marlett led a study abroad trip to Bermuda May 12-19. Walker College Employer Relations Coordinator Emily Marlett served as the trip co-leader for the delegation, and the two led ten business students to Bermuda as...
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