From top left, clockwise, are: First Place Winners Elcie Blackman and Tori Humler, Second Place Winners Avery Clark and Macie Wilson, and Third Place Winners Ashley Meacham and Jack Beatson.

Six named 'excel'lent in first intra-college Excel competition
May 8, 2024

Six Walker College of Business students have won the Microsoft Excel Collegiate Challenge (MECC) at Appalachian State University, earning cash prizes ...

From left are Cody Zimmerman, Christine Parker, Barrett Garner, Kennedy Burton and Heatherlyn Hardesty

Professional selling students earn accolades, prize money at National Shores Sales Challenge
Apr 29, 2024

Students from Appalachian State University traveled to Salisbury, Maryland to compete in the National Shores Sales Challenge (NSSC) April 5-6.Sen...

From left are Kristina Moore, Justin Schroeder and Sally Dillon

Management students earn first place in FLBA-C case competition
Feb 6, 2024

Appalachian State University students Justin Schroeder, Kristina Moore, and Sally Dillon have won first place in an FBLA case competition.The students...

Catastrophe Insurance Underwriting Profitability: Investigating Company Loss Performance
Feb 5, 2024

A team of finance students from Appalachian State University recently completed a months-long consulting project in data analytics with an insurance u...

UGA's Stock Pitch Competition: Crafting Winning Strategies
Feb 5, 2024

Two separate teams of Appalachian State University students set their sights on the University of Georgia's Stock Pitch Competition. Bowden Inves...

Spencer-RIMS RISK Challenge: Evaluating Municipal Risks

Spencer-RIMS RISK Challenge: Evaluating Municipal Risks
Feb 5, 2024

A team of finance students from Appalachian State University took on the RISK Challenge, an international case competition sponsored anually by the Sp...

CFA Institute Research Challenge: Analyzing Nucor
Feb 5, 2024

Finance students from Appalachian State University recently delved into equity research by participating in the CFA Institute Research Chall...

From left are Abby Justice, Spencer Hamill and Jasmine Gonzalez

App State students place highest in the state for Excel skills
Feb 5, 2024

Appalachian State University students have earned the highest scores in North Carolina on the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel certification ex...

Clockwise, from top left, are Carolina Davidson, Tom Phillips (not pictured), Caroline Reeder, and Ashley Weisser.

Insurance students to compete in semi-finals of international case competition
Feb 5, 2024

A team of four Appalachian State University students have advanced to compete in the semi-final round of the 2024 Spencer-RIMS Risk Challenge,&nb...

Team Cybersharks practicing to compete.

App State ranks in top 10% for cybersecurity nationally
Nov 21, 2023

Appalachian State University has been named to the Cyber Power Rankings, a list of the top 100 schools teaching real-world cybersecurity tasks in...