Walker College News

Former students, colleagues praise Dr. Randy Edwards in virtual retirement send-off

Former students, colleagues praise Dr. Randy Edwards in virtual retirement send-off
Jul 20, 2020

By Linda CoutantPosted July 13, 2020 at 1:26 p.m.BOONE, N.C. — More than 100 people, and a likeness of the late Mildred the Bear, recently gath...

Sustainable business professor warns that climate change initiatives may be other casualty of the pandemic
Jun 30, 2020

Walker College of Business Sustainability Director, Dr. Rajat Panwar, predicts a downturn in sustainability initiatives due to the global pandemic. Qu...

Scholarship Recipients: Top: Jason Hopkins, Christian Honaker Bottom: Kyle McMearty

Three students earn scholarships for Master's study in Hong Kong
Jun 17, 2020

Even in the face of the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Walker College of Business (WCOB) is pushing forward with one of its stated goals of increasing ...

Rajat Panwar

Walker College sustainable business director offers five ways for corporate sustainability professionals to make strides during COVID-19
Jun 15, 2020

A new article from Dr. Rajat Panwar, Sustainable Business Director for the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University, offers guidance...

Top: Dr. Chen, Dr. Iyer, Dr. Whitaker ; Bottom: Dr. Dave, Dr. Hadley. Dr. Nafees

Walker College faculty support global education virtually
Jun 4, 2020

While the COVID-19 virus has traveled the world with relative ease, we humans have had to forego our travels for a time. With global education and exp...

Program leaders, Dr. Lakshmi Iyer & Dr. Dinesh Dave

App State business students and faculty reconfigure Bengaluru, India, study abroad
May 26, 2020

While a global pandemic keeps American citizens home, innovative faculty in the Walker College of Business have found a way to show students the world...

Rajat Panwar

Sustainable business professor advises corporations to develop local production and supply networks
May 20, 2020

“It's time to develop local production and supply networks,” a recent article published in the California Management Review by Dr. Rajat Panwar, S...

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...

Master's degree candidates named outstanding achievers by Walker College of Business

Master's degree candidates named outstanding achievers by Walker College of Business
May 14, 2020

Fifteen graduate students have been named high achievers by the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University.Selected by graduate progra...

An April drone photograph of the Appalachian State University campus. While the campus remains closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Spring 2020 graduates will celebrate a virtual commencement May 16.

3,600-plus Mountaineer graduates set to make history during App State’s virtual Spring 2020 Commencement
May 5, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Despite two world wars and a crippling depression, Appalachian State University has never canceled a commencement ceremony during its ...