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Wells Fargo economist to speak March 31 at Appalachian

Wells Fargo economist to speak March 31 at Appalachian
Mar 23, 2017

ASU NEWS—John Silvia, chief economist for Wells Fargo, will be the speaker at this spring’s Harlan E. Boyles...

Team of RMI students to compete in 2017 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge
Mar 22, 2017

Appalachian State University is one of nine schools who will compete in the 2017 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge in Philadelphia, PA.

The students are Risk,...

Finance alumni and friends recently celebrated the successful completion of the David A. Thompson Professorship in Applied Investments

Broyhill Fellows win regional competition; alumna named CFO of North State Bank, Professor earns Eckstein Prize and more
Mar 13, 2017

Peacock Hall is comparably still this week, as our business students are enjoying spring break, many participating in college faculty-led travel abroad...

From left, Brad Fisher '85, Walker College Heather Norris, Mr. David Thompson, Madison Bigham '14, and Brad Horstmann '90 celebrate the successful completion of the David A. Thompson Professorship in Applied Investments

Alumni celebrate the successful completion of the David A. Thompson Professorship in Applied Investments
Mar 13, 2017

Walker College of Business alumni and friends gathered this month to celebrate the successful completion of the David A. Thompson...

Appalachian State University Associate Professor of Economics Ji Yan, left, with Eastern Economic Journal Associate Editor Diego Nocetti

Walker College economics professor earns Eckstein Prize
Mar 12, 2017

Walker College of Business Professor of Economics Ji Yan...

Business students named MGSI program leaders for 2017
Mar 12, 2017

Four Appalachian State University business students have been named 2017 program leaders for the ...

Finance, Economics alumnus earns top honor at commercial real estate awards event
Mar 9, 2017

Walker College of Business alumnus Andrew "Moss" Withers has been named Commercial Realtor of the Year by the...

Medders named Freeman Distinguished Professor of Insurance at Appalachian State University

Medders named Freeman Distinguished Professor of Insurance
Mar 8, 2017

Lorilee A. Medders has been named the Joseph F. Freeman Distinguished Professor of Insurance in the Walker...

From left are Appalachian undergraduates Mac Shelton, Charles Plummer, Hollie Brown, John Mosser and Jarrett Jacumin

Broyhill Fellows team wins regional research challenge
Mar 8, 2017

For the sixth year running, a team of students from Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business has won the regional CFA...

Marketing alumnus' insights on Scottish advertising featured on Huffington Post

Marketing alumnus' insights on Scottish advertising featured on Huffington Post
Mar 5, 2017

"Brand USA is deeper than burgers," wrote Walker College Marketing Alumnus Eric Klein '12 in an article published recently to...

Leaders from Appalachian's chapter of Beta Alpha Psi travel to regional meeting; place second in community outreach competition

Leaders from Appalachian's chapter of Beta Alpha Psi travel to regional meeting; place second in community outreach competition
Mar 5, 2017

Eleven Walker College of Business students attended the Beta Alpha Psi Southeast Regional Meeting in Raleigh February 24-26.

Twenty three business student invited to join Walker College honors program

Twenty three business student invited to join Walker College honors program
Mar 3, 2017

Twenty three business students gathered on March 1 in Peacock Hall on the campus of Appalachian State University to learn about...