Centers - Center for Entrepreneurship

Marketing alumnus details lessons learned from manufacturing Bev Tie
Dec 18, 2017

The mountaineer.com recently posted about the Bev Tie, a novel beverage holder designed by Walker College of Business alumnus Reuben Hollifi...

Pictured, from left to right, are 2017 Big Idea Pitch Competition winners Greer, third place, Barbee, first place, and Walters, second place. Photo by Sabrina Cheves

Appalachian freshman Jackson Barbee wins top prize in Big Idea Pitch competition
Dec 5, 2017

Jackson Barbee, an Appalachian State University freshman and management major from Cary, won first place in the fall 2017 Big Idea Pitch Competition h...

Donald Thompson, CEO of Creative Allies delivered the keynote address, Entrepreneurial DNA: The Makeup of Successful Business Leaders, during Appalachian's McLeod Entrepreneur Summit

Four hundred attend 14th annual entrepreneur summit
Nov 20, 2017

More than 400 students and community members registered for the fourteenth annual Carole McLeod Entrepreneur Summit held on Friday, November...

Pictured from left are Bobby Martin, Narayana Walters, Jackson Barbee, Chandler Greer and Erich Schlenker

Three earn top spots for innovative business ideas
Nov 20, 2017

Appalachian State University Freshman Jackson Barbee earned the top spot and $1,000 at the 2017 Big Idea Pitch Competition for his...

Walker College of Business Dean Norris, second from left, with AppState Executive Impact Club members Tim Walker, Logan Edwards, Teea Wan and Wade Hampton assemble flood buckets for hurricane relief.

Students team up to lead hurricane relief efforts
Oct 19, 2017

Appalachian State University students and community members came together October 10 to help those affected by recent hurricanes.The students, members...

Annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit to be held Nov. 10 at Appalachian State University

Annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit to be held Nov. 10 at Appalachian State University
Oct 9, 2017

The Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship and the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University will host the fourteenth ann...

Erich Schlenker, director of the Appalachian State University Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship, sits beside discussion leader Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., during the Appalachia Task Force discussions in Washington, D.C., May 23.

Appalachian’s chancellor and university representatives discuss Appalachia economic, energy and educational issues with bipartisan U.S. Senate panel in D.C.
May 31, 2017

ASU NEWS—Appalachian State University’s chancellor and faculty and staff representatives have a “seat at the table” for U.S. Senate-level bipa...

Winning students pictured with Entrepreneurship Director Erich Schlenker (left) at Appalachian's 2017 Big IDEA Pitch Competition

2017 student winners of business idea pitch competition announced
May 22, 2017

Atlanta native Ryan Gillespie earned the top spot and $1,000 at the 2017 Big IDEA Competition for his made-in-America electric bike idea.The event, he...

Five ‘original and collaborative’ projects funded by Chancellor’s first Innovation Scholars program
Apr 21, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—Five proposals out of 40 submitted by faculty at Appalachian State University have been awarded funding through Chancellor Sheri N. Ever...

Winners of 2016 Boone Discovery Forum develop innovative ideas for saving water, encouraging creative entrepreneurship and fostering dialogue

Winners of 2016 Boone Discovery Forum develop innovative ideas for saving water, encouraging creative entrepreneurship and fostering dialogue
Mar 7, 2017

ASU NEWS - Three teams of student entrepreneurs from Appalachian State University will compete for $10,000 in underwriting at the annual BB&T Lead...