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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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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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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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Walker College of Business lecturer named among top 50 financial advisors
Posted on January 20, 2015 in

REP. magazine and WealthManagement.com recently released its list of the Top 50 independent broker/dealer financial advisors younger than age 40. Placing No. 32 on the list is Jonathan Allen, advisor for Allen Wealth Management in Boone, who serves...
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Economics students place second at regional Federal Reserve Challenge
Posted on December 5, 2014 in Walker College News

Appalachian Federal Reserve Challenge competitors pictured with faculty advisor Onur Ince, second from left, Kevin Atkinson, Victoria Cole, Matthew Drake, Charles Douglas and Robert Weant.Boone, NC – Students from Appalachian State University placed...
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Department of Marketing chairman Unal Boya receives Appalachian Global Leadership award
Posted on December 5, 2014 in Walker College News

Department of Marketing Chairman Unal Boya has received a 2014 Appalachian Global Leadership award, in recognition of his work to advance global learning at the university.Dr. Boya is one of three employees of Appalachian State University who...
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Appalachian students earn two of the top three spots at Wake Forest University's annual Retail & Health Innovation Challenge
Posted on November 18, 2014 in

Appalachian State University students earned two of the top three spots at Wake Forest University's annual Retail & Health Innovation Challenge, claiming $15,000 in prize money.The Nov. 15 event was sponsored by CVS Health, served as a national...
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Insurance Jeopardy Trophy Returns to Boone
Posted on November 17, 2014 in Walker College News

The North Carolina Surplus Lines Association (NCSLA) presented the 2014 “Insurance Jeopardy” competition on Thursday, November 13, at the Holmes Convocation Center in Boone, NC. The Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) majors from Appalachian...
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Marketing professor earns best paper award at national conference
Posted on November 14, 2014 in Walker College News

Pia Albinsson, an assistant professor in the Marketing Department at Appalachian, received the Best Paper Award (Retailing Track) at the Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) annual conference. The paper, titled "CO2-Labeling in the Fast Food...
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Professor of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management earns best paper award at international conference
Posted on November 11, 2014 in Walker College News

Scott Hunsinger, a professor in the Computer Information Systems (CIS) and Supply Chain Management Department at Appalachian, received the Best Paper Award (Pedagogy) at the International Association of Computer Information Systems (IACIS)...
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Professor of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management receives Distinguished Information Systems Educator Award
Posted on November 11, 2014 in Walker College News

Dr. Al Harris, a professor in the Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management Department at Appalachian, has received the 2014 Distinguished Information Systems Educator Award from the Association of Information Technology Professionals...
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