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Walker College Dean's Office earns App State sustainability certification
Dec 6, 2023

The Walker College of Business' Office of the Dean has completed Appalachian State University's Green Workplace Certification and has been certified a...

Global Good conference helps 'revision tourism' to be better for the planet
Nov 14, 2023

On November 10, 2023, Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business hosted Global Good, a full-day conference centered around the theme of...

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App State professor to host Interactions + Attractions, a podcast about rural tourism in North Carolina
Sep 19, 2023

North Carolina’s rural tourism initiative, UPLIFT, has launched a podcast series, Interactions + Attractions, hosted by Dr. Carol Kline, A...

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App State and UPLIFT partners will work through Smithsonian Institute to develop festivals and tourism experiences
Sep 19, 2023

The Walker College of Business is at the heart of a movement to develop community-based tourism in North Carolina that was recently featured...

Director of insurance center featured in NPR article

Director of insurance center featured in NPR article
Jul 24, 2023

David Marlett, IIANC Distinguished Professor of Insurance in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance and managing directo...

Need professional clothing? Attend the Feb. 22 'Look Smart Career Clothing Closet' event

Need professional clothing? Attend the Feb. 22 'Look Smart Career Clothing Closet' event
Feb 15, 2023

Appalachian State University's Career Development Center provides 'Pop-Up Shops' to provide students free professional clothing — shirts, slacks, bl...

App State’s delegation to COP27 stops for a photo at the conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Pictured, from left to right, are senior Grace Waugh, Department of Economics Chair Dr. Dave McEvoy, alumnus Jonathan Buckley '22, junior Matthew Mair and alumni Rachel Crabb '22, Chelsea Gulliver '22 and Luke Halodik ’21 '22.

6 App State students observe world climate policymaking at UN climate conference
Jan 25, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — An Appalachian State University delegation of students and campus leaders returned from the recent United Nations climate change confe...

RRI Seed Grant recipients share research outcomes

RRI Seed Grant recipients share research outcomes
Jan 13, 2023

A project from Dr. Tammy Kowalczyk, a professor of accounting in the Walker College of Business, is among those to receive Seed Grants to su...

Six App State students recently returned from a trip led by Chief Sustainability Officer Lee Ball and Department of Economics Chair and Professor Dave McEvoy to attend COP27, the 27th annual United Nations Climate Change Conference.

App State students attend COP27, the 27th annual United Nations Climate Change Conference
Dec 19, 2022

Six App State students recently returned from a trip led by Chief Sustainability Officer Lee Ball and Department of Economics Chair and Professor Dave...

App State - NC Commerce partnership featured in annual report

App State - NC Commerce partnership featured in annual report
Dec 3, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Commerce's Rural Economic Development Division recently released its 2022 annual report, and it includes feature on R...