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Appalachian State University economics professor Dr. Mark Strazicich, left, and Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet L. Yellen, front row, right, with the Appalachian team that competed in the College Fed Challenge. In the Board of Governor’s meeting room prior to the competition are, from left, Ben Sullivan of Ashburn, Virginia; Matthew Hawks of Mount Airy; Jacqueline Hundley of Cary; Federico Pigozzi, Trieste, Italy; Anthony Santelle of Waxhaw; Bobby Weant of Salisbury; Jessica Robinson of Cary; and Roberto

Appalachian economics students place first in regional and district College Fed Challenge, earn honorable mention in finals
Dec 10, 2016

BOONE, N.C.—Economics students from the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University received an honorable mention, as did Princeton U...

Senior marketing major Kaitlynn Broderick leads Boone Chamber volunteer effort

Senior marketing major Kaitlynn Broderick leads Boone Chamber volunteer effort
Dec 8, 2016

Members of the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce community participated in the inaugural Committed to the Cause volunteer day, Wednesday, December 7th.&n...

Commencement ceremonies held Dec. 10 at Appalachian State University
Dec 7, 2016

BOONE, N.C.—Commencement ceremonies will be held at Appalachian State University on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Holmes Convocation Center. A total of ...

Appalachian’s Walker College of Business featured in Princeton Review’s “Best 294 Business Schools: 2017 Edition”

Appalachian’s Walker College of Business featured in Princeton Review’s “Best 294 Business Schools: 2017 Edition”
Dec 7, 2016

BOONE, N.C.—The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University is featured in the Princeton Review’s 2017 edition of “The Best 294 B...

Walker College alumnus and Appalachian trustee rings opening bell at NASDAQ

Walker College alumnus and Appalachian trustee rings opening bell at NASDAQ
Dec 5, 2016

Appalachian State University Trustee Bob Hatley rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq December 5, 2016. Hatley is president and CEO of Pa...

Appalachian included in Sierra magazine’s 2016 list of greenest colleges and universities
Nov 30, 2016

BOONE—Sierra magazine has released its 2016 list of “Cool Schools” and once again Appalachian State University is included among the nation’s ...

Mapquest Co-Founder Chris Heivly delivered the keynote address to 350 during annual Carole McLeod Entrepreneur Summit

Mapquest Co-Founder Chris Heivly delivered the keynote address to 350 during annual Carole McLeod Entrepreneur Summit
Nov 28, 2016

Mapquest co-founder Chris Heivly spoke to a crowd of 350 students and community members during the 13th annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit...

Student research on sustainable business topics available for viewing Nov. 28-29

Student research on sustainable business topics available for viewing Nov. 28-29
Nov 28, 2016

Eleven posters displaying student research on sustainable business topics are available for viewing now through 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Peacock...

2009 alumna Sarah Freed, center, was honored for her exceptional positive international impact during the 2016 Walker College International Awards Celebration

Thirteen honored during Walker College International Awards Ceremony
Nov 23, 2016

The Walker College of Business hosted its annual International Awards Celebration on Friday, November 11, 2016. The event took place in the Parkway Ba...

Appstate leading rusher and management major Marcus Cox with Walker College of Business Dean Heather Norris

Business student sets record on the football field, leads university to consecutive 10-win, bowl victory seasons
Nov 22, 2016

Senior Marcus L. Cox is not only a leader on the football field, but also a future business leader. The Dacula, GA native is majoring in management in...