Alumni

February 21 event to feature Black alumni and straight talk on navigating the career maze
Feb 19, 2024

On Wednesday, February 21, the Walker College of Business will celebrate Black History Month with a Courageous Conversation, Straight Talk on Navigati...

Stanley Cup

Alumna featured: 'secret' behind the dramatic rise of the Stanley cup? Women.
Feb 19, 2024

App State alumna Lauren Solomon, the national sales director at Stanley, played a key role in making the Stanley Quencher one of the most popular wate...

Matthew Makdad, P.E.

MBA alumnus to lead New River Light and Power
Feb 15, 2024

Matthew Makdad, P.E., has been named general manager of Appalachian State University’s New River Light and Power (NRLP).Makdad is an alumnus of App ...

Chuck Gallagher

Every choice has a consequence: Chuck Gallagher to speak Feb. 15
Jan 29, 2024

The Department of Accounting at Appalachian State University will host Chuck Gallagher, business ethics expert and author, for a free talk on Thu...

Rachel Rabideau at Peacock Hall

App State’s Fall 2023 Commencement Spotlight
Dec 21, 2023

Appalachian State University recognized more than 1,500 Mountaineer graduates during its Fall 2023 Commencement ceremonies, held Dec. 15 at the Holmes...

Join us for the 2023 Accounting Summit: Friday, December 1st, 8am-5pm

Accounting Summit to be held December 1
Oct 31, 2023

The Walker College of Business will host a one-day Accounting Summit on Friday, December 1, 2023.The event provides accounting professionals up to 8 C...

Keira Andrews, Carmen Concepcion, Carolina Davidson, Nevaeh Knox, Hannah Lackey, Cassidy Rogers, Ginny Shires, Amani Stanley and Sharon Ware participated in a close-up tour of the New York financial world as part of the 2023 Women in Financial Services Initiative

Student women experience New York City through the lens of finance, banking and insurance
Oct 11, 2023

September 20-24, nine student women from Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business traveled to New York City (NYC) for a close-up...

Eggers named Sumner Insurance Distinguished Scholar

Eggers named Sumner Insurance Distinguished Scholar
Oct 2, 2023

Austin Eggers, an associate professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance, has been named the inaugural Way...

For the 2023–24 school year, App State has been named among the ‘best’ and ‘top’ schools in the nation — and the Southeast — by several national publications, including U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and Forbes magazine. Pictured are App State students in a Boone campus classroom.

App State places among national publications’ ‘best’ and ‘top’ lists for academics, value, innovation and more
Sep 26, 2023

U.S. News ranks App State as No. 1 Most Innovative School and No. 2 Top Public School in the SouthBOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s sta...

Embracing Unique Perspectives: Neurodiversity newsletter highlights Walker College faculty, student body

Embracing Unique Perspectives: Neurodiversity newsletter highlights Walker College faculty, student body
Sep 11, 2023

The Neurodivergent Students & Allies Club and the Graduate Student Government Association's Inclusion & Outreach Committee has launched a...