Centers - Center for Entrepreneurship

Alumnus, Vixster CEO named 2021 'Influential Leader'

Alumnus, Vixster CEO named 2021 'Influential Leader'
Feb 16, 2021

Appalachian State University alumnus Zak Ammar '15 is one of 25 business school graduates across the globe honored by AACSB International (AACSB)—th...

Startup Factory series offers competitive advantage, entrepreneurial mindset

Startup Factory series offers competitive advantage, entrepreneurial mindset
Feb 2, 2021

Appalachian State University's TI Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) will host the Startup Factory -- a 10-part series that teaches and promotes an ent...

Appalachian State University alumnus and former Mountaineers basketball player Frank Eaves ’16, right, and his father, Jerry Eaves — a former NBA player and coach who is a current collegiate basketball coach and talk show host in Louisville, Kentucky. The two teamed up to appear on the 32nd season of “The Amazing Race,” currently airing on CBS.

An ‘Amazing Race’ for an App State Mountaineer alumnus
Nov 25, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University alumnus Frank Eaves ’16 tries to make every experience a winning experience — whether as a student-at...

21 business professors named most helpful by first year students for 2019-20

21 business professors named most helpful by first year students for 2019-20
Nov 10, 2020

Each fall, Appalachian State University's Office of Student Success produces and distributes a list of its "most helpful" faculty and staff members. T...

Stanley Nelson, the foremost chronicler of the African American experience working in nonfiction film today, will speak at Appalachian on Nov. 5

Nov. 5 Entrepreneur Summit to feature Stanley Nelson
Oct 30, 2020

“Boss: The Black Experience in Business” / Nov. 5 / 12 and 3 p.m.Roundtable discussion / Nov. 5 / 5 p.m.The 17th ann...

Walker College student services are ready to serve students for Fall 2020

Walker College student services are ready to serve students for Fall 2020
Jul 28, 2020

Academic services in the Walker College of Business, including advising, career services and more, will be available to all Appalachian State Uni...

Sirisha Karra

Management major selected to speak at Walker College Commencement ceremony
May 16, 2020

Sirisha Karra, from Cary, North Carolina, was selected as the Spring 2020 student speaker for the Walker College of Business Commencement ceremony at ...

Appalachian alumni Bradley Rhyne ’07 and Filipe Ho ’07 to open new retail space next month

Charlotte based menswear brand Ole Mason Jar announces new location in Southend's Design Center of the Carolinas
Jan 22, 2020

Men's clothing company OLE MASON JAR, founded in Charlotte in 2013 by two graduates of Appalachian State University (Bradley Rhyne and Filipe Ho), is ...

Students earn prize money to develop business at App State's shark-tank-style pitch competition

Students earn prize money to develop business at App State's shark-tank-style pitch competition
Nov 18, 2019

Feeding backyard birds is a favorite activity amongst birdwatchers and backyard bird enthusiasts. Appalachian State University sophomore Evan Wunder w...

Entrepreneur Summit helps students, community connect and innovate

Entrepreneur Summit helps students, community connect and innovate
Nov 7, 2019

The Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the 16th annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit on the campus of Appalachia...