International Business and Supply Chain Management Student
Laura Jean Harkleroad is a student of the Walker College of Business who will be graduating in December 2020 with her BSBA in International Business and Supply Chain Management. During her time at Appalachian State University, she has had the privilege to travel to more than 20 countries. She is currently President of the International Business Student Association and a member of International Appalachian. Read more.
International Graduate Training Program Participant, Volvo Group
Rena Hooker is an alumna of the Walker College of Business who graduated in Spring 2018 with a Master's in Business Administration with a Business Analytics Concentration. She completed her BSBA in 2017 with a major in Finance and Banking. While an undergraduate, she participated in the Holland Fellows Program. She was chosen for the International Graduate Program with Volvo Group which she joined May 2019. Read more.
Financial and Strategic Planner, EOMDP - BMW
Jack Terrell is an alumnus of the Walker College of Business who graduated in Spring 2018 with a BSBA in International Business and Economics with a minor in Chinese and German. He is currently working as a Financial and Strategic Planner for BMW along with being a member of the company's Engineering and Operations Management Development Program. Read more.
International Business and Economics Alumnus
Maxwell Gordon is an alumnus of the Walker College of Business who graduated in December of 2017 with a BSBA in International Business and Economics and a minor in Chinese. He is currently in the process of applying for graduate school. Read more and watch video of interview.
International Business Alumnus
Anthony Lawson is an alumnus of the Walker College of Business who graduated in August of 2017 with a BSBA in International Business and a minor in Spanish. He is currently working for Techtronic Industries (TTI), worldleader in the design, manufacture andmarketing of outdoor power equipment, power tools and floor care products. Read more.
International Business Alumnus
Jordan Olson is an alumnus of the Walker College of Business who graduated in August of 2015 with a BSBA in International Business and a minor in German. He is currently working in Raleigh, North Carolina with Patheon Pharmaceuticals and is planning to complete a Masters in International Finance in London. Read more.
Economics Burapha University-Thailand
Caleb Guffey is an Economics major at Walker College of Business, Appalachian State University. He recently finished his semester abroad program at Burapha University in Thailand. Caleb wanted to learn about new culture and people. He also wanted to travel and have adventure. Read more.
Economics MBA Student
Natacha Lafleur is an MBA exchange student from The AngersUniversity in France. Her school offered many partnerships but as her major is in Marketing she wanted to study in THE most well known country for it's marketing expertise. She looked at the different options that where offered and found out that 3 of the 5 U.S. Universities that are in partnership with Angers where offering a similar program to what she would have been learning if she had stayed in France. Read more.
International Business Germany- Denklingen
When Sophia Montesclaros left America in 2015 for her international internship, she was an aspiring ASU graduate and a hardworking student. When she returned, Sophia’s international and business experiences made her an ideal candidate and helped her get a position with an international supply chain company. Sophia graduated from Appalachian as an International Business major in May 2015. Read more.
Marketing South Africa - University of Johannesburg
Why did you choose this program?Igot to attend the University of Johannesburg participating in an exchange program. I wanted to go to a place in Africa that is really diverse and modern with a lot of history. South Africa was everything that I wanted.Whatdid you expect to get out of this experience? What did you actually get out of it?Iexpected to learn a lot about the culture and people. Read more.
Computer Information Systems Osaka, Japan
Senior Jesse Hall shares his experiences at Kansai Gaidai. This past fall, Jesse studied in Osaka, Japan. Jesse is a Computer Information Systems major.Whydid you choose this program?WhenI was a kid, my grandfather worked in the international visitors’ office in Washington D.C. When I was young, we had a lot of foreigners come and visit the house. Read more.
General Management Dornbirn, Austria
Senior Kristen Love shares her experiences at FHV Vorarlberg.Thispast fall, Kristen Love studied in Dornbirn, Austria. Kristen is a General Management major.Whydid you choose this program?Atfirst, I chose it because it’s a pretty central location. I wanted to travel a lot. Once I got further into the process, I realized that I could take a lot of credits. How did this program fit with your academic plans?Theprogram definitely helped me graduate on time. Read more.