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In the News: The effects of outdoor recreation on the regional economy

In the News: The effects of outdoor recreation on the regional economy
Jun 20, 2024

WNC Business reported that the MADE X MTNS (Made By Mountains) partnership recently released results from a Western North Carolina Outdoor Recreation Participation Survey, conducted in part by...

Marketing faculty produce new book on the sharing economy

Marketing faculty produce new book on the sharing economy
Jun 17, 2024

"Understanding Collaborative Consumption", a new book edited by Appalachian State University Professors Pia A. Albinsson and Stephanie J. Lawson, along with their colleague B. Yasanthi Perera of...

2024 Clark Johnson Achievement Awardee: Appalachian State University

App State earns 2024 Clark Johnson Achievement Award
Jun 17, 2024

Appalachian State University's student chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) is the 2024 Clark Johnson Achievement Award...

Emelie Rodriguez

Accounting grad student earns Stuart Cameron & Margaret McLeod Memorial Scholarship
Jun 17, 2024

Emelie Rodriguez, a student enrolled in Appalachian State University's Master of Science in Accounting program, has earned the Stuart Cameron...

Associate professor of finance named acting vice provost

Associate professor of finance named acting vice provost
Jun 13, 2024

Jamie Parson, an associate professor in the ...

A conceptual rendering of the cybersecurity lab to be constructed on the second floor of App State’s Hickory campus building. Note, designs for the cybersecurity lab are still in development.

App State’s new cybersecurity bachelor’s degree program begins this fall
May 31, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — This fall, Appalachian State University will begin offering a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity — the only such program offered by...

Wayne and Gigi Miller

Wayne and Gigi Miller ’85: App State provided us with a launchpad for our careers
May 28, 2024


Wayne and Gigi Miller, both 1985 graduates of Appalachian State University, met on campus in Boone. Today they own and operate...

The new John E. Thomas sculpture sits outside the main entrance of John E. Thomas Hall on App State’s Boone campus.

App State unveils new sculpture of former Chancellor John E. Thomas
May 23, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University unveiled a new sculpture of former App State Chancellor John E. Thomas on its Boone campus on May 9....

App State releases the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the Spring 2024 semester
May 22, 2024

Appalachian State University has released the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the Spring 2024 semester.

879 students in the Walker...

Lauren Solomon '06 MKT with students who earned Stanley Quencher cups for their engagement

Stanley sales director visits her alma mater, advises students on the power of perspective
May 22, 2024

Stanley cups, especially the brand's "quencher cup" that comes in an array of colors, have risen in popularity in recent years, and Stanley 1913...

During App State’s Spring 2024 Commencement, undergraduate students celebrated the tradition of moving their tassels as they joined the more than 147,000 alumni of the university. Just over 4,000 students graduated during the commencement ceremonies, which took place May 10 and 11 on the Boone campus.

Over 4,000 App State grads set to innovate, embrace new challenges and better their communities
May 21, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Thousands of graduates, each with their own unique stories, crossed the stage at Appalachian State University’s Spring 2024...

Alumna, finance professor to serve as Macebearer for May 11 Commencement Ceremony

Alumna, finance professor to serve as Macebearer for May 11 Commencement Ceremony
May 11, 2024

Dr. Brandy Hadley — Associate Professor of Finance, David A. Thompson Distinguished Scholar of Applied Investments and 2023 Sywassink Awardee for...