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BIG Annual Report Released
May 30, 2023

Appalachian State University's Bowden Investment Group (BIG) recently published its 2022-23 annual report, alongside its April...

Pictured, from left, are Catawba IMA officer Rhonda Young, App State IMA Faculty Advisor Kim Zahller, App State Accounting Senior Jaime Ziegenfuss Whitehead, App State Accounting Junior Will Cook, and Catawba IMA outgoing president Ellen Knauff.

Accounting students earn Joseph F. Ryan Memorial Scholarship from Catawba Valley IMA parent chapter
May 23, 2023

Appalachian State University senior accounting major Jaime Ziegenfuss Whitehead and junior accounting major Will Cook have each earned the Joseph F. Ryan...

App State’s 10th annual iBackAPP giving celebration raised nearly $1.75 million in support of more than 200 university programs.

App State’s iBackAPP raises nearly $1.75 million, setting new record in 10th year
May 19, 2023

App State’s iBackAPP raises nearly $1.75 million, setting new record in 10th year

Funds to support more than 200 university programs

Matthew Mair, a senior economics and politics science double major at Appalachian State University.

Economics student studies the impact of sea level rise through undergraduate research experience
May 9, 2023

Matthew Mair, a senior economics and politics science double major at Appalachian State University, will participate in the...

App State Accounting Film Festival aims to inspire prospective students to pick accounting as a college major

App State Accounting Film Festival aims to inspire prospective students to pick accounting as a college major
May 8, 2023

On April 28, more than 100 students and professors attended a film festival at Appalachian State University that featured original, student-...

App State’s Walker College of Business and its Master of Business Administration program have received 2022–23 and 2023–24 accolades from The Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report, CEO Magazine and Fortune magazine, all of which recognized the program’s high quality and return on investment for graduates. The college’s home, Peacock Hall, is pictured in the background.

App State Walker College of Business, MBA named ‘bests’ for 2022–23, 2023–24
May 8, 2023

The Princeton Review, U.S. News, CEO Magazine and Fortune magazine affirm App State’s position as a business education leader
Photo of App State graduation cap

Spring 2023 Commencement
May 8, 2023

Commencement is the ultimate celebration of one of the most significant accomplishments of a student's lifetime, and Appalachian State University...

Pictured are: (Back Row L-R) Accounting Chair Pennie Bagley, Alayna Speer, Jackson Bjork, Nick Fox, Sam Blevins, Tyler Hobson (Front Row L-R) Faculty Advisor Kim Zahller, Emelie Rodriguez, Jaime Ziegenfuss Whitehead, Kendall Martin, Walker College Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs & Administration Tracy Reed and Walker College Dean Sandra Vannoy. Not Pictured: Caroline Walling, Sanders Fullwood

Ten earn scholarship from IMA to obtain 'gold standard' expertise
May 4, 2023

Ten accounting students at Appalachian State University have earned scholarship awards from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) to...

Ethan Abrams, right, scored in the 99th percentile on the Walker College Major Field Test

App State business student earns top scores on nationwide exam
May 4, 2023

Risk Management and Insurance Major Ethan Abrams has scored in the 99th percentile on his Major Field Test — an exam required of all Walker...

Beans from the Dean while supplies last for a free cup, on the dean. Stop by Beans 2 Brew in Peacock Hall May 5 & 8-11 Free coffee or tea on final exam mornings.

'Beans from the Dean' invites students to free cups on exam mornings
May 2, 2023

Beans 2 Brew is a unique partnership between student entrepreneurs at Appalachian State University and Walker College of Business clubs. Each...

From left are Omar Gonzalez, Marcella Gianni, Jonathan Millner and Hannah Bagley, members of the 2023 Risk Management Challenge Team

App State students earn third spot, globally, in Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge
May 2, 2023

Students from Appalachian State University placed third in the ...