COVID-19

AppRISE Research Group Explores COVID Impact on Businesses
Nov 12, 2020

The AppRISE 2020-21 team is comprised of Professor Lori Medders; seniors Katie Cole, Sean James, Baylee O'Connor, Susann Rivera, Sonu Sangani, Matthew...

Insurance professor weighs in on current job market trends
Oct 8, 2020

Dr. David Marlett, IIANC Professor of Insurance and Managing Director of Appalachian State University's Brantley Risk & Insurance Center...

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Student Spotlight - Marketing Junior on Studying Abroad during a Pandemic
Sep 29, 2020

As we all know, this is a semester that looks like none before. With virtual learning in motion, social distancing everywhere, and international oppor...

From left, clockwise, are App State summer business interns Wendell Addy, Callie Alexander, Ashley Brim, Logan Phillips, Haley Kimball, Sean Janes and Olivia Guillebeau

Summer internships offer practical experience, even amid global pandemic
Jun 30, 2020

The Walker College of Business emphasizes experiential learning, interdisciplinary collaboration, social engagement and value driven innovation to hel...

App State researchers estimate lost economic activity of $52.4 million due to April restaurant closures

App State researchers estimate lost economic activity of $52.4 million due to April restaurant closures
May 19, 2020

The economic impact of COVID-19-related restaurant and bar closures in April 2020, alone, is estimated as $52.4 million in lost gross regional product...

As America prepares to reopen the economy, Appalachian students advise managers on lessons to be learned from front-line workers in final edition of HRM Solutions to COVID
May 5, 2020

Students in Appalachian State University's Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management (IOHRM) program are considering lessons ...

Students present HR case study on struggling organization during COVID-19
May 4, 2020

Students in Appalachian State University's Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management (IOHRM) program are analyzing what went ...

82 participants participated in the Firm Meet and Greet on April 27, 2020

Accounting students log on for firm meet and greet during stay-at-home order
May 4, 2020

In a successful effort to continue Appalachian State University's normal recruitment process, the Walker College of Business' Department of Accounting...

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Professor spotlight: Finance professor Jamie Parson shares her experiences teaching online during COVID-19
Apr 28, 2020

While the transition to remote learning and teaching amidst the spread of COVID-19 might be enough to cause stress to some, the professors, staff and ...

Women of Walker experience distance networking opportunities with potential employers

Women of Walker experience distance networking opportunities with potential employers
Apr 24, 2020

Representatives from E & J Gallo Winery recently hosted Appalachian State University's Women of Walker for a Zoom session covering the import...