Inclusive Excellence

Lakshmi Iyer, second from left, at Devi Ahilya University in Indore, India

Lakshmi Iyer speaks at international conference on transdisciplinary research
Sep 18, 2022

 Dr. Lakshmi Iyer, the Walker College of Business' Interim Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research, was the chief guest at two-day...

App State, Prospanica partner for inclusive excellence

App State, Prospanica partner for inclusive excellence
Aug 26, 2022

Appalachian State University is partnering with Prospanica to increase the number of qualified Hispanic students applying for their MBA in the Walker ...

Members of the first Business For Good Residential Learning Center (RLC) are pictured in Peacock Hall’s Department of Management

App State business students live and learn in Business for Good community
Aug 3, 2022

First-generation college students, in particular, face barriers in the early years of their higher education journeys.To help retain these important m...

Pictured, from left to right, are App State’s Dr. Steven Leon, Dr. Lakshmi Iyer and Dr. Jason Xiong.

5 faculty teams awarded 2022 Chancellor’s Innovation grants for projects at App State
Jul 26, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — The 2022 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars have been announced, with five teams of Appalachian State University faculty receiving up ...

Student athlete gains support from Markel Specialty Scholarship

Student athlete gains support from Markel Specialty Scholarship
Jun 27, 2022

Summer Schloss, rising senior risk management and insurance (RMI) major and center for the Appalachian State Women’s Basketball team, has been award...

App State's diversity, equity and inclusion work detailed in 2021-22 annual report

App State's diversity, equity and inclusion work detailed in 2021-22 annual report
Jun 23, 2022

Appalachian State University's Office of Diversity has released its inaugural report, summarizing the university's diversity, equity and inclusion wor...

NC leaders join Rural Community Capacity program, an NC Commerce and Walker College of Business partnership

NC leaders join Rural Community Capacity program, an NC Commerce and Walker College of Business partnership
May 24, 2022

Representatives from 19 rural communities in North Carolina were at Appalachian State University May 24-25 to kick off a Rural Community Capacity (RC2...

Jamie Parson named chief diversity officer at App State

Jamie Parson named chief diversity officer at App State
May 20, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Jamie Parson has been named chief diversity officer at Appalachian State University, effective immediately. Parson is the second cabin...

Winners Announced: 6th Annual Boone Area Chamber of Commerce 4 Under 40 Awards

Parson named top educational professional 'under 40' by Boone Chamber
May 2, 2022

Dr. Jamie Parson, a Walker College of Business associate professor of finance and Appalachian State University's interim chief diversity officer,...

The five Appalachian State University faculty who were accepted into and participated in the virtual 2021 BRIDGES Academic Leadership for Women program sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Pictured, from left to right, are Melissa Bryan; Dr. Melissa Gutschall; Dr. Lakshmi Iyer; Dr. Amy Milsom; and Dr. Trina Palmer.

5 App State faculty share takeaways from BRIDGES women’s leadership program
Apr 5, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — For nearly 30 years, the University of North Carolina System has supported the professional development of women in higher education b...