Alumni

Walker College Dean Heather NorrisI encourage each of you to engage with our students and faculty in the Walker College of Business, as well as your fellow Appalachian State University alumni! Opportunities to return to campus include Spring Connect, the Boyles Lecture, and the Global Opportunities in the spring, and Business Connections and the Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit each fall. Inform us of goings on by submitting news and sharing stories, and read your fellow alumni class notes. Follow the Walker College on Facebook, TwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn, and help us strengthen our network and provide outstanding opportunities to our students and graduates.
–Heather Norris, Dean of the Walker College of Business 

Recent News

Appalachian partners to present as part of Boone Chamber Insight Series Jun 14, 2019

Appalachian State University leaders and alumni will present as part of the Boone Chamber of Commerce Insight Series, which focuses on leadership development and career affirmation while connecting in a small group setting with established business leaders.

Alumni Spotlight: Sales Marketing Grad Patrick Holden Jun 10, 2019

Patrick Holden ‘19 majored in marketing at Appalachian State University with a concentration in professional selling.

Today, Holden is a sales consultant at cloud-based software organization, Paycom, in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Florida area.

MBA alum spearheads entrepreneurship course at local K-8 school Jun 4, 2019

Goblueridge.net's Brian Miller recently posted an article about a group of 8th graders from Blowing Rock School who recently completed a course on entrepreneurship co-...

Alumnus launches startup generator to inspire next generation of entrepreneurs May 30, 2019

Appalachian State University alumnus Tyler Norwood '12 aims to inspire people who want to launch businesses but don’t know how to take 'that first step.' 

2018 graduate finds her career path with help from Brantley Risk and Insurance Center Apr 4, 2019

Shelby Weatherman ’18 works as a risk analyst in Charlotte for SCOR, a top-tier global reinsurer and the largest individual life reinsurer in the U.S.