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App State's diversity, equity and inclusion work detailed in 2021-22 annual report

App State's diversity, equity and inclusion work detailed in 2021-22 annual report
Jun 23, 2022

Appalachian State University's Office of Diversity has released its inaugural report, summarizing the university's diversity, equity and inclusion...

Dennis Covington ’92, left, and his wife, Katherine, have donated $1.3 million in support of facilities for App State Athletics and academic resources for the Walker College of Business. They are pictured in the end zone of Kidd Brewer Stadium during an App State football game.

App State alum donates $1.3 million in support of App State Athletics and Walker College of Business
Jun 22, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Dennis Covington ’92 and his wife, Katherine, have made a $1.3 million gift to Appalachian State University in support of facilities for App...

Scary good insurance: Devon Goolsby '20 to lead Granite Insurance's "haunted" program

Scary good insurance: Devon Goolsby '20 to lead Granite Insurance's "haunted" program
Jun 16, 2022

Granite Insurance, a strategic partner of the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center (BRIC) at Appalachian State University, recently announced that its newest insurance program will be led by an...

Accounting professor named IMA's Academic Mentor of the Year

Accounting professor named IMA's Academic Mentor of the Year
Jun 14, 2022

Kim Zahller, an assistant professor of accounting in Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business, has received the Ursel K. Albers...

Shows attains QM course certification for MBA 5420, marketing strategy

Shows attains QM course certification for MBA 5420, marketing strategy
Jun 13, 2022

David Shows, an associate professor in the Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management at Appalachian State University and director of...

NC leaders join Rural Community Capacity program, an NC Commerce and Walker College of Business partnership

NC leaders join Rural Community Capacity program, an NC Commerce and Walker College of Business partnership
May 24, 2022

Representatives from 19 rural communities in North Carolina were at Appalachian State University May 24-25 to kick off a Rural Community Capacity...

Jamie Parson named chief diversity officer at App State

Jamie Parson named chief diversity officer at App State
May 20, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Jamie Parson has been named chief diversity officer at Appalachian State University, effective immediately. Parson is the second...

Taylor attains QM course certification for CIS 5630, data management

Taylor attains QM course certification for CIS 5630, data management
May 19, 2022

Chris Taylor, Appalachian State University's cybersecurity coordinator and senior lecturer in the Walker College of Business' ...

Appalachian releases the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the Spring 2022 semester

Appalachian releases the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the Spring 2022 semester
May 13, 2022

Appalachian State University has released the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the spring 2022 semester.

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Whitehead attains QM course certification for MBA 5110, economics for decision making

Whitehead attains QM course certification for MBA 5110, economics for decision making
May 9, 2022

John Whitehead, a professor in the Department of Economics in Appalachian State University’s Walker...

Marketing student earns top spot in CSS Cold Calling Competition

Marketing student earns top spot in CSS Cold Calling Competition
May 5, 2022

Appalachian State University senior marketing student Sam Cheatham has earned first place in the Collegiate Sales Society (CSS) Spring 2022 CSS...