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Students, faculty estimate the impact of hiking and biking in the Town of Beech Mountain

Students, faculty estimate the impact of hiking and biking in the Town of Beech Mountain
Mar 30, 2022

Students from Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business and faculty in the Department of Economics have recently conducted an economic...

Two Walker College faculty members to receive Graduate Research Assistant Mentoring Program (GRAM) funding

Two Walker College faculty members to receive Graduate Research Assistant Mentoring Program (GRAM) funding
Mar 2, 2022

Two faculty members in the Walker College of Business have been awarded Graduate Research Assistant Mentoring Program (GRAM) funding for 2022-2024.The...

Finance students earn a top spot in first round of CFA Institute Research Challenge

Finance students earn a top spot in first round of CFA Institute Research Challenge
Feb 28, 2022

Students at Appalachian State University recently competed, and won, in the state round of CFA Institute Research Challenge, a global security analysi...

App State’s Risk Management and Insurance program ranks second in the nation

App State’s Risk Management and Insurance program ranks second in the nation
Feb 27, 2022

Appalachian State University’s Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) program has been ranked second in the nation by AM Best, the world's largest cred...

2022 Holland Fellows Cohort Announced

2022 Holland Fellows Cohort Announced
Feb 24, 2022

The Walker College of Business is proud to introduce the 2022 Holland Fellows Cohort. Given the impact of the global pandemic and anticipated tra...

Mitch Purgason ’15 started a clothing design business while a student at Appalachian State University. Now he owns a company in Charlotte and designs custom suits for professional athletes, business executives and fashion influencers. For this suit tailored for world-renowned artist Timothy Goodman, clothing designer and Appalachian State University alumnus Mitch Purgason ’15 used some of Goodman’s own artwork in the design. Purgason often uses personalized touches in his clothing designs.

Cut from a different cloth: App State alumnus Mitch Purgason ’15 stitches his way to fashion’s forefront
Feb 14, 2022

By Jan ToddPosted Feb. 14, 2022 at 10:27 a.m.FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailGmail BOONE, N.C. — Mitch Purgason’s time at Appalachian State ...

Get tax help: App State free tax lab now open

Get tax help: App State free tax lab now open
Jan 28, 2022

The Department of Accounting operates a free tax help lab for Appalachian State University students, faculty and staff. The department is part of the ...

An Appalachian State University Bookstore customer makes a purchase using cash. On average, people spend 17% more with credit or debit cards than they do with cash, according to Bryan Bouboulis, director of App State’s financial literacy initiative — a program providing money management resources and personal consultations for students.

Money management do’s and don’ts
Jan 27, 2022

Financial literacy director Bryan Bouboulis shares advice for studentsBOONE, N.C. — School supplies, rent, groceries, utilities — and pizza. Most ...

Sophomore, Kaela Sosa holding a yellow fin tuna she caught.

What a catch! Sophomore holds positions in both baseball analytics and pro-fishing
Jan 27, 2022

Kaela Sosa is a sophomore at Appalachian State University majoring in Management (BSBA). Through her experiences at Appalachian, she has been abl...

Dr. Harry Davis provides economic

Podcast featuring NCBA Professor of Banking, Harry Davis, provides optimistic economic outlook for 2022
Jan 27, 2022

Today's edition of the Mind Your Business podcast series features economic forecasts by Walker College of Business Finance Professor, Dr. Harry Davis,...