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Pictured, from left to right, are 2017 Big Idea Pitch Competition winners Greer, third place, Barbee, first place, and Walters, second place. Photo by Sabrina Cheves

Appalachian freshman Jackson Barbee wins top prize in Big Idea Pitch competition Dec 5, 2017

Jackson Barbee, an Appalachian State University freshman and management major from Cary, won first place in the fall 2017 Big Idea Pitch Competition held on Nov.

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Donald Thompson, CEO of Creative Allies delivered the keynote address, Entrepreneurial DNA: The Makeup of Successful Business Leaders, during Appalachian's McLeod Entrepreneur Summit

Four hundred attend 14th annual entrepreneur summit Nov 20, 2017

More than 400 students and community members registered for the fourteenth annual Carole McLeod Entrepreneur Summit...

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Pictured from left are Bobby Martin, Narayana Walters, Jackson Barbee, Chandler Greer and Erich Schlenker

Three earn top spots for innovative business ideas Nov 20, 2017

Appalachian State University Freshman Jackson Barbee earned the top spot and $1,000 at the 2017 ...

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Walker College of Business Dean Norris, second from left, with AppState Executive Impact Club members Tim Walker, Logan Edwards, Teea Wan and Wade Hampton assemble flood buckets for hurricane relief.

Students team up to lead hurricane relief efforts Oct 19, 2017

Appalachian State University students and community members came together October 10 to help those affected by recent hurricanes.

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Annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit to be held Nov. 10 at Appalachian State University

Annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit to be held Nov. 10 at Appalachian State University Oct 9, 2017

The Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship and the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University will host the...

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Winning students pictured with Entrepreneurship Director Erich Schlenker (left) at Appalachian's 2017 Big IDEA Pitch Competition

2017 student winners of business idea pitch competition announced May 22, 2017

Atlanta native Ryan Gillespie earned the top spot and $1,000 at the 2017 Big IDEA Competition for his made-in-America electric...

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Five ‘original and collaborative’ projects funded by Chancellor’s first Innovation Scholars program Apr 21, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—Five proposals out of 40 submitted by faculty at Appalachian State University have been awarded funding through Chancellor Sheri N....

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Appalachian Alumnus and Blowing Rock Chamber Member Zak Ammar

Walker College alumnus and entrepreneur featured in recognition of National Entrepreneurship Week Feb 23, 2017

In honor of National Entrepreneurship Week, Walker College MBA alumnus Zak Ammar '16 is featured in "entrepreneur spotlight" on the Blowing Rock...

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Beans 2 Brew, Peacock Hall, Appalachian State University Walker College of Business

Beans 2 Brew, a student-run, cross-disciplinary collaboration in Peacock Hall Dec 19, 2016

Founded in 2014 by the college's Association of Student Entrepreneurs (ASE), the Beans 2 Brew (B2B) coffee shop in Peacock Hall has quickly...

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Mapquest Co-Founder Chris Heivly delivered the keynote address to 350 during annual Carole McLeod Entrepreneur Summit

Mapquest Co-Founder Chris Heivly delivered the keynote address to 350 during annual Carole McLeod Entrepreneur Summit Nov 28, 2016

Mapquest co-founder Chris Heivly spoke to a crowd of 350 students and community members during the 13th annual Carole...

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