Centers - Center for Entrepreneurship

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...

Dr. Nana Vezi-Magigaba

Visiting South African professor shares expertise in social entrepreneurship with Walker students
Nov 4, 2019

This fall, Walker College of Business students have the opportunity to learn more about social entrepreneurship through an international lens without ...

Ronald “Steve” Norwood ’80, founder and CEO of Consolidated Asset Recovery Systems Inc. in Raleigh. He was recognized with a 2019 Outstanding Service Award, conferred by the Appalachian Alumni Association, during the university’s 2019 homecoming weekend.

Entrepreneur Ronald ‘Steve’ Norwood ’80 wins 2019 Outstanding Service Award
Oct 21, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — The Appalachian State University Alumni Association has named Ronald “Steve” Norwood ’80, of Raleigh, a 2019 Outstandi...

From left, sophomore international business major Adam Garrison, sophomore management major Hannah Ross, and MBA student Michelle Jeanniton-Garrett attended the 2019 Enactus World Cup in San Jose, CA.

Enactus Appalachian Students Attend Enactus World Cup
Oct 1, 2019

By: Adam Garrison, Michelle Jeanniton-Garrett and Hannah RossThree Appalachian State University students attended the 2019 Enactus World Cup in S...

Summer campers in Peacock Hall focus on innovation

Summer campers in Peacock Hall focus on innovation
Jul 23, 2019

During the summer of 2019, both the long-standing Martha Guy Summer Institute (MGSI) for future business leaders and the second annual ASPIRE IT ...

MBA alum spearheads entrepreneurship course at local K-8 school

MBA alum spearheads entrepreneurship course at local K-8 school
Jun 4, 2019

Goblueridge.net's Brian Miller recently posted an article about a group of 8th graders from Blowing Rock School who recently completed a course on ent...