Holland Fellows

Carlie Smith

Holland Fellow makes the most of an international experience without travel
Jun 1, 2020

When Honors senior, Carlie Smith, was awarded the 2020 William R. Holland International Business Fellowship, she thought she would be traveling t...

Alumni transition business from outdoor gear production to face mask production amid pandemic shortages
Apr 5, 2020

In recent weeks, America's healthcare system has seen a mass shortage of PPE, personal protective equipment, and some citizens are assisting with figh...

Chase Warrington '08 and his wife, Allison, and their 50-pound husky Koda in Valencia, Spain, where they live and work remotely

Walker College alumnus offers tips for employees working from home
Mar 26, 2020

Working remotely is top-of-mind for many Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. As Appalachian State University asked students to learn remotely and ...

D. Jason Miller, associate professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, facilitates a design thinking workshop with the Holland Fellows encouraging them to think outside the box while developing business plans and solutions to eliminate plastic waste. Photo by Chase Reynoldss

Collaborative design thinking workshop focuses on eliminating plastic waste
Mar 28, 2019

Education at Appalachian State University means preparing students to live as engaged global citizens working to create a sustainable future for all. ...

Pictured: Standing(left to right) Matt Dull, Dean Heather Norris, Jack Emerson, Nelson Russ, Javon Nathaniel, Brandon Wilkerson, David Bagnal, Marie-Ejalai Isikhuemen, Jesse Pipes, Dr. Betty Coffey, Dr. Martin Meznar; Seated(left to right) Jessica Robinson, Emily Turner, Kathryn Armstrong, Ary Bautista, Alia Dahlan. Not pictured: Jordan Salamido

Meet the 2018 Holland Fellows
Dec 21, 2017

Twelve outstanding students from the Walker College of Business recently "met" their research partners from Fudan University in Shanghai, China for th...

 #WalkerAbroad photo competition winners with Associate Dean Martin Meznar, left, and International Programs Specialist Meredith Pipes, right

Seventeen honored during 2017 Walker College International Awards Ceremony
Nov 30, 2017

The Walker College of Business recently hosted its annual International Awards Ceremony and luncheon to honor students, faculty and staff from th...

Holland Fellow and Wilson Scholar Madeline Hamiter in China

A World of Experience: A student profile of the Holland Fellowship in China
Nov 28, 2017

Madeline Hamiter is a junior from Mooresville, NC studying Finance and Accounting in the Walker College of Business. She's analytical, ...

Matt Zothner

Marketing student highlights experiences in China as a 2017 Holland Fellow
Aug 1, 2017

Appalachian State University student Matt Zothner recently compiled a video montage of his experiences  in China as a William R. Hollan...

AHRS CEO Richard Sparks retires (Photo: Marie Freeman)

Walker College alumnus retires as AHRS CEO, community reflects on local and global impact
Jan 27, 2017

 In a recent post from High Country Press, The Heartbeat of High Country Healthcare," the writer details the career and experiences of ...