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Students from Appalachian State University traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina on March 15 to spend the day with executives in the newest BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) retail center.

Women of Walker visit BCBSNC retail center
Mar 19, 2019

Students from Appalachian State University traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina on March 15 to spend the day with executives in the newest BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (...

Mark Janke ’18, an Appalachian alumnus and material damage claims representative for National General Insurance. Photo submitted

Never a dull moment — Appalachian alumnus claims satisfaction in his first post-graduation job
Mar 18, 2019

By Jan ToddPosted March 18, 2019 at 11:05 a.m.

BOONE, N.C.

Appalachian alumnus Luke Eggers ’17 is a staff accountant at SkyLine, a telecommunications corporation headquartered in Ashe County. Photo submitted

Appalachian alumnus counts a career in his Ashe County hometown as a plus
Mar 18, 2019

By Jan ToddPosted March 18, 2019 at 10:03 a.m.

BOONE, N.C. — When Luke Eggers ’17 graduated from Appalachian State University, he didn’t have to travel far to find his first job.

Andrew Scott, Preston Macdonald and Rafael Braga presenting at Southern Appalachian Honey Bee Research Consortium

Appalachian students present at Southern Appalachian Honey Bee Research Consortium
Mar 18, 2019

Appalachian State University students recently presented at the Southern Appalachian Honey Bee Research Consortium (SAHBRC),...

David English

Alumnus named UNC System vice president for academics, faculty and research
Mar 15, 2019

The University of North Carolina System ...

From left: Appalachian senior Christian Ferrara, Brantley Board Member Brady Young, and Appalachian junior Charles Fisher)

Risk management and insurance majors named finalists in CICA essay contest
Mar 12, 2019

Two Appalachian State University Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) majors, Charles Fisher and Christian Ferrara, have been named as national...

Economics professor's research suggests lack of sleep reduces voter turnout

Economics professor's research suggests lack of sleep reduces voter turnout
Mar 6, 2019

Insufficient sleep is a health concern, and its effects reach beyond physical health. While a lack of sleep is known to negatively impact some...

Registration now open for "Cherokee Entrepreneurs: Challenges and Opportunities" April 18 Lunch and Learn

Registration now open for "Cherokee Entrepreneurs: Challenges and Opportunities" April 18 Lunch and Learn
Mar 1, 2019

Cherokee Entrepreneurs: Challenges and Opportunities
Thursday, April 18
12:00 - 1:30 p.m., 4th Floor Holland IER,...

Workshop facilitators from Left to Right: Paula Henry, Angela Matherly, and Kathleen Eakes

A Day in the Life of a Renewal Workshop held for RMI Seniors
Mar 1, 2019

On Friday, February 8, 2019 sixty RMI seniors and eight Industry representatives participated in the highly popular “Day in the Life of a Renewal...

[Pictured Left to Right: Graham Purcell, Joshua Johnson, Karen Epermanis Avery Fink, Lauren Coats, Spencer Daniels, and Jeb Phillips]

Appalachian Students Attend Tennessee Gamma Iota Sigma Regional Conference
Mar 1, 2019

Six Appalachian RMI and Actuarial Science Majors, along with Faculty Advisor, Dr.

Inside Peacock Hall, students can find the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship. The center is a part of the Walker College of Business.

Business school entrepreneur center provides resources for students to start businesses
Mar 1, 2019

While at App State, addressable problems may come into view for students, a simultaneously exciting and paralyzing feeling. Fortunately for these...

RMI Students Travel to Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference

RMI Students Travel to Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference
Feb 27, 2019

Five Appalachian State University Risk Management & Insurance majors braved the remnants of an ice storm and traveled to Atlanta to...

Appalachian Team Advances to 2019 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge Presentation Round

Appalachian Team Advances to 2019 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge Presentation Round
Feb 27, 2019

Appalachian State’s Risk Management Challenge team has been chosen to advance to the next round in the 2019 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management...