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MapQuest founder to deliver keynote address at entrepreneur summit on Nov. 11

MapQuest founder to deliver keynote address at entrepreneur summit on Nov. 11
Nov 1, 2016

Chris Heivly, the co-founder of MapQuest, will deliver the keynote address during the 12th annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit on Nov. 11 a...

Climate policy expert Billy Pizer to discuss "Climate Policy After Paris: How the U.S. and 190 other countries can save the world" at Appalachian November 3
Oct 30, 2016

Climate policy expert Billy Pizer will give a public lecture Thursday, November 3, at 5 p.m. in Room 114 Belk Library and Information Commons at Appal...

Transportation Insight Founder tells Appalachian State University students to lead with innovation, humility

Transportation Insight Founder tells Appalachian State University students to lead with innovation, humility
Oct 30, 2016

ASU NEWS—Paul Thompson, founder and chairman of Transportation Insight and a supporter of business programs at Appalachian State University, deliver...

Members of Walker College of Business faculty awarded professorships
Oct 27, 2016

Business professors Delbert Goff, Chris McNeil and Scott Hunsinger have been awarded professorships in Appalachian State University’s Walker College...

Dr. Sandra Vannoy, associate dean for graduate programs and research in the Walker College of Business

Walker College associate dean for graduate programs and research selected to participate in 24th BRIDGES program
Oct 25, 2016

Dr. Sandra Vannoy, associate dean for graduate programs and research in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University, has been selec...

Dean Heather Norris, second from left, receives a $70,000 check from Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina CEO Aubie Knight, second from right.

IIANC continues support of Brantley Risk & Insurance Center and RMI students
Oct 25, 2016

The Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC) has made a $70,000 gift to the Brantley Risk and Insurance Center at Appalachian State Univ...

From left, D. Kenan Smith of Salisbury, James M. Deal Jr. of Boone, Susan Branch of Charlotte and E. Hayes Smith of Salisbury were honored by Appalachian State University and its Alumni Association. Deal received the Distinguished Alumni Award; Kenan Smith and Hayes Smith received an Outstanding Service Award; and Branch received the Young Alumni Award. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian alumni from Boone, Salisbury and Charlotte honored Oct. 21
Oct 24, 2016

Appalachian State University presented alumni awards to four exceptional alumni at a luncheon held during the 2016 Homecoming celebrations on Oct. 21....

Paul Thomspon

Transportation Insight founder to speak on the seven attributes of a great leader October 28
Oct 18, 2016

Paul Thompson, founder and chairman of Hickory-headquartered, global third party logistics company Transportation Insight, will be the speaker at...

Standing left to right, John and Faye Cooper, Appalachian State University Chancellor Sheri N. Everts and Mayor Roy James Maness. The Coopers and Maness were recently named honorary alumni by the university’s alumni association. Photo by Marie Freeman

Coopers, Maness receive Honorary Alumni Awards at Appalachian State University
Oct 13, 2016

Appalachian State University presented the Alumni Association’s Honorary Alumni Award to Faye and John Cooper of Valle Crucis and The Honorable Roy ...

Google Data Center in Lenoir, NC

Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis weighs in on the benefits, or lack thereof, of high tech data centers in rural North Carolina
Oct 11, 2016

According to a recent article from Techrepublic, the data center industry is growing rapidly due to more individuals and businesses moving operations ...