Inclusive Excellence

App State professor awarded ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity in information technology

App State professor awarded ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity in information technology
Jul 27, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — A persistent gap exists between the number of men and women in the information technology (IT) field: At colleges and universities acr...

Dr. Jamie Parson has been named the interim chief diversity officer for Appalachian State University, effective May 10.

Dr. Jamie Parson named interim chief diversity officer at App State
May 11, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Jamie Parson has been named interim chief diversity officer at Appalachian State University, effective May 10.Parson is an assista...

Salinas named first recipient of Markel Speciality Scholarship

Salinas named first recipient of Markel Speciality Scholarship
Apr 21, 2021

Jacqueline Salinas has been named the first recipient of the Markel Specialty Scholarship.The scholarship, sponsored by Markel Specialty, is ...

Dr. Jamie Parson on the importance of inclusivity in the classroom

Dr. Jamie Parson on the importance of inclusivity in the classroom
Apr 9, 2021

The 90.5 WASU FM radio station recently had Dr. Jamie Parson—Appalachian State Professor in the Finance, Banking and Insurance department—on their...

Beta Alpha Psi earns 'Investing in Your Community' Award

Beta Alpha Psi earns 'Investing in Your Community' Award
Apr 5, 2021

Appalachian State University's Epsilon Kappa chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) -- an international honorary organization for financial information stude...

Pia Albinsson, left, and Lubna Nafees

Marketing researchers discover marginalized women utilize social media to counter biased, mainstream narratives about them, promote well-being
Mar 29, 2021

Research from faculty at Appalachian State University examines the way in which marginalized women utilize social media to counter biased, mainstream ...

A message of support for Asian Americans
Mar 20, 2021

In the wake of the killing of six Asian Americans in Atlanta on March 16, and the wave of xenophobia experienced by the Asian American community durin...

Brantley Center invites students of all majors to join book club

Brantley Center invites students of all majors to join book club
Feb 21, 2021

Join the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center in their annual Book Club!This year the book is We Can't Talk About That at Work, which tackles tab...

Courageous Conversation to be held Feb. 4, part of BLM at School Week

Courageous Conversation to be held Feb. 4, part of BLM at School Week
Jan 19, 2021

As part of BLM at School Week, Appalachian State University community members are invited to join students, faculty and staff members from the Walker ...

App State senior wins RIMS ERM Student Video Competition

App State senior wins RIMS ERM Student Video Competition
Nov 25, 2020

Appalachian State University student Matthew Scott has won the 2020 RIMS ERM Student Video Competition.Scott, a senior from Huntersville, North Caroli...