Dept - FIN

Associate professor of finance named acting vice provost

Associate professor of finance named acting vice provost
Jun 13, 2024

Jamie Parson, an associate professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance in the Walker College of Business has been nam...

Alumna, finance professor to serve as Macebearer for May 11 Commencement Ceremony

Alumna, finance professor to serve as Macebearer for May 11 Commencement Ceremony
May 11, 2024

Dr. Brandy Hadley — Associate Professor of Finance, David A. Thompson Distinguished Scholar of Applied Investments and 2023 Sywassink Awardee for Te...

From top left, clockwise, are: First Place Winners Elcie Blackman and Tori Humler, Second Place Winners Avery Clark and Macie Wilson, and Third Place Winners Ashley Meacham and Jack Beatson.

Six named 'excel'lent in first intra-college Excel competition
May 8, 2024

Six Walker College of Business students have won the Microsoft Excel Collegiate Challenge (MECC) at Appalachian State University, earning cash prizes ...

App State has earned high rankings for having graduates with low student loan debt — lower than that of their statewide and national peers, according to recent reports from The Institute for College Access and Success and U.S. News & World Report. Pictured are App State students on the university’s Boone campus.

Less college debt + more lifetime earnings = the App State advantage
May 7, 2024

Is a college degree a good investment? At Appalachian State University, the answer is clear: An App State education continues to be a pathway to a bet...

Dr. Lori Medders, professor and chair in App State’s Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance

In the News: Moving to Florida? Budget More for Home Insurance Than Expected
Apr 25, 2024

Home insurance rates in Florida have soared in recent years, making it the most expensive state to insure a house. Financial and environmental experts...

Interim chancellor named for Appalachian State University

Interim chancellor named for Appalachian State University
Apr 22, 2024

Provost and executive vice chancellor Heather Norris assumes the role of interim chancellorRALEIGH, N.C. — University of North Carolina System Presi...

App State's Risk Management Challenge Team (l-r): Carolina Davidson, Caroline Reeder, Ashley Weisser and Tom Phillips

App State's is one of eight teams from four countries to advance in insurance competition
Apr 11, 2024

Students from Appalachian State University will compete in the Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge at RISKWORLD® in San Diego,...

From left are Josh Derienzo, Bella Carpenter, Ethan McAlonen and Matthias Von Feilitzsch. The four App State students attended GreenBiz 2024 as part of a Walker College of Business program dedicated to sustainable business.

App State students, faculty members seek hands-on, tangible solutions at Greenbiz
Mar 13, 2024

Four Appalachian State University students and three Walker College of Business faculty members recently attended Greenbiz – a sustainability confer...

Walker College Alumni Alyssa Bouchard, Omar Gonzalez

‘How I funded my App State education’
Feb 20, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Being a Mountaineer doesn’t have to come with a mountain of debt. As App State alums can attest, you might be surprised by just how ...

Catastrophe Insurance Underwriting Profitability: Investigating Company Loss Performance
Feb 5, 2024

A team of finance students from Appalachian State University recently completed a months-long consulting project in data analytics with an insurance u...