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Appalachian alumni from Grant Thornton teach students transferable skills
Nov 6, 2018

Dr. Kevin Eller, assistant professor of accounting at Appalachian State University, brought four years of work experience in public accounting to his ...

Gamma Iota Sigma Rho chapter members attend RISE Career Fair
Oct 25, 2018

On September 27, 2018, Appalachian State University (AppState) students from the Brantley Risk and Insurance Center participated in the Inaugural RISE...

Four RMI students travel to Atlanta for NAAIA conference
Oct 25, 2018

On September 26th-28th, Dr. Jamie Parson traveled with four Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) students to the National African-American Insurance As...

Appalachian students Joshua Johnson, left, and Kate Ciesinski with Dr. David Marlett at the CPCU Society Annual Meeting

Appalachian students attend Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter meeting
Oct 24, 2018

Two Appalachian State University Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) students recently attended the Institutes CPCU Society Annual Meeting in San Dieg...

Retired Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis, fourth from right, speaks with prospective Appalachian students during an MGSI executive leadership panel. Also pictured, from right, are Robinson Bradshaw Group Leader Dianne Bailey, Recreational Facilities and Services Manager Steve Camp, Westglow Resort & Spa owner Bonnie Schaefer, Lewis, and retired Balfour Beatty CEO Bob Hambright. Photo submitted

Lewis Family Scholarship provides full funding
Oct 16, 2018

For the past four years, retired Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis has helped cultivate the next generation of business leaders through his participation ...

From left, Gilberto Ramirez, Manny Tsra and Travelers Commercial Underwriter, Ndjo Shosola '12, at the career far.

Appalachian Students Participate in Charlotte High School Career Fair
Oct 12, 2018

On September 27, 2018, two Appalachian State University Risk Management & Insurance and Actuarial Science majors from the Brantley Risk and Insura...

Pictured, from left, are Catherine Lattimore, Gina Bixby, Andi Olivet, Brandon Wilkerson, Jordan Boyd, Harrison Cameron, Kate Ciesinski, Sarah Musser Avery Fink, Tanner McGuire, Caroline Jonkers, Reid Cooper, Manny Tsra, Ellen Collins, Kimberly Aguirre, Dr. Karen Epermanis and Gilberto Ramirez.

Gamma Iota Sigma Students Attend 2018 International Conference in Chicago
Oct 12, 2018

Sixteen Appalachian State University students majoring in risk management, actuarial science and employee benefits attended the 47th Annual Inter...

Documentary case study filmed with Dr. Cazier
Oct 8, 2018

Dr. Joseph Cazier, professor of computer information systems in the Walker College of Business and director of the Center for Analytics Research and E...

IMA Scholarship winners stand with Walker College Dean Heather Norris, left, accounting professor Kim Zahller, right, and Department of Accounting Chair Doug Roberts (back row, right)

Accounting students earn CMA scholarships from Institute of Management Accountants
Oct 5, 2018

Nine accounting students at Appalachian State University have earned scholarship awards from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) to study fo...

Front row, from left, are BCBS director of sales Ashlee Smart, retail operations manager Alec Hoffman, Boone center manager Wayne Randall, and vice president Gary Bolt presenting a $25,000 check to Appalachian’s Brantley Risk and Insurance center director Dave Marlett and business career services associate director Amy Odom.

Blue Cross Blue Shield opens retail center in Boone, employs students through new program, supports programming in the Walker College of Business.
Oct 4, 2018

Representatives from Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of North Carolina traveled to Boone recently to present a check to students and staff in Peacock Ha...