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Appalachian alumni Bradley Rhyne ’07, left, and Filipe Ho ’07 review fabric swatches at their OLE MASON JAR menswear shop in Charlotte. Photo submitted

Appalachian alumni and co-founders of OLE MASON JAR earn Made in the South Award
Nov 7, 2018

Appalachian State University alumni Bradley Rhyne '07 and Filipe Ho '07, co-founders of Charlotte-based menswear line OLE MASON JAR, were recently rec...

Dec. 1 Educate to Empower event will support Chinmaya Organization for Rural Development

Dec. 1 Educate to Empower event will support Chinmaya Organization for Rural Development
Nov 7, 2018

Appalachian State University senior management major Sirisha Karra is a team leader for the Raleigh branch of the Chinmaya Organization for Rural Deve...

Enactus CEO Rachael Jarosh at Appalachian State University's Entrepreneur Summit

In Pictures: Enactus CEO Rachael Jarosh speaks at Carole McLeod Entrepreneur Summit
Nov 5, 2018

Enactus CEO Rachael Jarosh spoke to students and community members during the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship's Carole McLeod Entre...

Sustainable Development Goals are a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. The Walker College of Business

Partners in Entrepreneurial Education: GEAR UP and Collaborations Like It Stoke Entrepreneurial Interests Early
Oct 23, 2018

As Ban Ki-Moon, former Secretary General of the United Nations, oversaw the group's crafting of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals for the 2030 Deve...

Riley Underwood, second from left, and Kyle Hollars, third from left — both students at Mabel School in Watauga County who compose team Sunlight Foods — pose with Jonathan Carpenter, assistant director of the WCOB’s Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship, far left, and Robert E. “Bob” Washburn, president and CEO of LifeStore. Underwood and Hollars won an honorable mention in the middle school category of Appalachian’s GEAR UP Pitch Competition for their idea of developing a food market in Zionvi

Innovative business ideas win regional students scholarships in Appalachian’s GEAR UP Pitch Competition
Jul 10, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — An organic, homemade sanitizer spray and a car pedal extension device took the top spots in the inaugural GEAR UP Pitch Competition at...

Student artist releases children's book, Are You Ready, Freddie?; launch party on May 5

Student artist releases children's book, Are You Ready, Freddie?; launch party scheduled May 5
May 3, 2018

On Saturday, May 5 staff from Creative Unbound and the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship (TICFE) will host a launch party f...

James Milner, right, speaks to students in Appalachian State University’s Association of Student Entrepreneurs

Alumni Spotlight: James Milner supports student entrepreneurs, fosters community development
Apr 30, 2018

Appalachian State University alumnus James Milner earned his degree from the Walker College of Business in 2004. Back then, as a finance and banking m...

Business students earn DiBernardi and Dunnigan Leadership Awards
Apr 29, 2018

Business students earned top honors during Appalachian State University's Celebration of Leadership and Legacy Award Ceremony April 20, 2018.Junior fi...

Middle and high school students from surrounding counties to pitch business ideas to earn scholarships to Appalachian

Middle and high school students from surrounding counties to pitch business ideas to earn scholarships to Appalachian
Apr 7, 2018

Middle grade and high school students from Ashe, Watauga and Wilkes Counties will pitch their business ideas for a chance to earn scholarships to Appa...