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App State researchers estimate lost economic activity of $52.4 million due to April restaurant closures

App State researchers estimate lost economic activity of $52.4 million due to April restaurant closures
May 19, 2020

The economic impact of COVID-19-related restaurant and bar closures in April 2020, alone, is estimated as $52.4 million in lost gross regional product...

Dr. Joseph Cazier, left, and Dr. James Wilkes, members of Appalachian’s Center for Analytics Research and Education (CARE) team, check on beehives installed on Howard Street in Boone. Cazier is a professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems, and Wilkes is a professor in the Department of Computer Science.

Counting bees, because bees count — App State creates pollinator-tracking app
May 18, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” is a saying attributed to Peter Drucker (1909–2005), one of the most widely known...

Pictured clockwise from top left are Collin Cornelius, Rachael Beller, Grayson Farmer, and Randy Edwards (foreground).

Appalachian honors business students, professor during leadership and legacy awards
May 11, 2020

Four members of the Walker College of Business — Randy Edwards, Rachael Beller, Grayson Farmer and Collin Cornelius — were honored during Appalach...

82 participants participated in the Firm Meet and Greet on April 27, 2020

Accounting students log on for firm meet and greet during stay-at-home order
May 4, 2020

In a successful effort to continue Appalachian State University's normal recruitment process, the Walker College of Business' Department of Accounting...

Jamie Parson, second from left, with her family

Professor spotlight: Finance professor Jamie Parson shares her experiences teaching online during COVID-19
Apr 28, 2020

While the transition to remote learning and teaching amidst the spread of COVID-19 might be enough to cause stress to some, the professors, staff and ...

App State faculty champions help colleagues transition to virtual platforms, settle into online instruction
Apr 21, 2020

Appalachian State University faculty have transitioned all courses to online instruction or alternative course delivery methods due to COVID-19. Pictu...

Computer information systems professors honored as

Computer information systems professors honored as "transfer champion"
Apr 20, 2020

Walker College of Business professor Lewis Alexander has received Appalachian State University's Transfer Champion award for 2020.Alexander was select...

Dr. Sandra Vannoy is an Ashe County native who has served in a variety of roles in the Walker College of Business, including acting dean

Vannoy featured in Mountain Times publications
Mar 23, 2020

A recent post from Mountain Times publications features Walker College of Business Dean Sandra Vannoy.Vannoy, "an Ashe County native who grew up on a ...

Alumnus, staff member shares perspective on preparedness for online course delivery from inside the Walker College of Business
Mar 19, 2020

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Hospitality and tourism professor earns outstanding woman in travel in research award

Hospitality and tourism professor earns outstanding woman in travel in research award
Feb 25, 2020

Dr. Carol Kline, an associate professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management in Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business, has e...