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Erich Schlenker, Director of the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship in App State's Walker College of Business served as emcee for the Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy's July 22 proceedings.

In the media: Participants in the first Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy learn by doing Aug 4, 2022

With team member Carolina Johnson looking on, Randy Jack Pollard of Holler Youth Collaborative explains elements of the team’s business model  during the Appalachian Entrepreneurship Ac

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'Startup Factory' series offers permanent competitive advantage for budding entrepreneurs

'Startup Factory' series offers permanent competitive advantage for budding entrepreneurs Aug 4, 2022

Appalachian State University's TI Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) will once again host the Startup Factory -- a 10-part series that teaches and promotes an entrepreneurial mindset -- for Fall...

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NC leaders join Rural Community Capacity program, an NC Commerce and Walker College of Business partnership

NC leaders join Rural Community Capacity program, an NC Commerce and Walker College of Business partnership May 24, 2022

Representatives from 19 rural communities in North Carolina were at Appalachian State University May 24-25 to kick off a Rural Community Capacity (RC2) program, a pilot initiative from the No

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Inside Peacock Hall, students can find the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship. The center is a part of the Walker College of Business.

Business school entrepreneur center provides resources for students to start businesses Mar 1, 2019

While at App State, addressable problems may come into view for students, a simultaneously exciting and paralyzing feeling. Fortunately for these...

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Appalachian alumni Caleb McGuire (left) and Christian Houpe started PubCycle of Boone in May 2018.

Appalachian alumni launch Pubcycle of Boone Jan 31, 2019

In May 2018, the Town of Boone welcomed an innovative new business, designed to promote sustainable transportation, local nightlife and safety...

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Appalachian alumni Bradley Rhyne ’07, left, and Filipe Ho ’07 review fabric swatches at their OLE MASON JAR menswear shop in Charlotte. Photo submitted

Appalachian alumni and co-founders of OLE MASON JAR earn Made in the South Award Nov 7, 2018

Appalachian State University alumni Bradley Rhyne '07 and Filipe Ho '07, co-founders of Charlotte-based...

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Dec. 1 Educate to Empower event will support Chinmaya Organization for Rural Development

Dec. 1 Educate to Empower event will support Chinmaya Organization for Rural Development Nov 7, 2018

Appalachian State University senior management major Sirisha Karra is a team leader for the Raleigh branch of the ...

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Enactus CEO Rachael Jarosh at Appalachian State University's Entrepreneur Summit

In Pictures: Enactus CEO Rachael Jarosh speaks at Carole McLeod Entrepreneur Summit Nov 5, 2018

Enactus CEO Rachael Jarosh spoke to students and community members during the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship's Carole McLeod...

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Sustainable Development Goals are a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. The Walker College of Business

Partners in Entrepreneurial Education: GEAR UP and Collaborations Like It Stoke Entrepreneurial Interests Early Oct 23, 2018

As Ban Ki-Moon, former Secretary General of the United Nations, oversaw the group's crafting of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals for the 2030...

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Riley Underwood, second from left, and Kyle Hollars, third from left — both students at Mabel School in Watauga County who compose team Sunlight Foods — pose with Jonathan Carpenter, assistant director of the WCOB’s Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship, far left, and Robert E. “Bob” Washburn, president and CEO of LifeStore. Underwood and Hollars won an honorable mention in the middle school category of Appalachian’s GEAR UP Pitch Competition for their idea of developing a food market in Zionvi

Innovative business ideas win regional students scholarships in Appalachian’s GEAR UP Pitch Competition Jul 10, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — An organic, homemade sanitizer spray and a car pedal extension device took the top spots in the inaugural GEAR UP Pitch Competition...

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Student artist releases children's book, Are You Ready, Freddie?; launch party on May 5

Student artist releases children's book, Are You Ready, Freddie?; launch party scheduled May 5 May 3, 2018

On Saturday, May 5 staff from Creative Unbound and the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship (...

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James Milner, right, speaks to students in Appalachian State University’s Association of Student Entrepreneurs

Alumni Spotlight: James Milner supports student entrepreneurs, fosters community development Apr 30, 2018

Appalachian State University alumnus James Milner earned his degree from the Walker College of Business in 2004. Back then, as a...

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Business students earn DiBernardi and Dunnigan Leadership Awards Apr 29, 2018

Business students earned top honors during Appalachian State University's Celebration of Leadership and Legacy Award Ceremony April 20, 2018.

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