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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 particpate 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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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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Walker College ranks among top online bachelor’s in business administration programs, according to BestColleges.com
Posted on March 19, 2015 in

BestColleges.com has recognized the Walker College of Business for its outstanding online Bachelor's in Business Administration program.Appalachian ranked 25 out of the more than 500 not-for-profit, online programs reviewed, based on metrics...
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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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