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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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Business students honored, organizations recognized during 2018 SOLA ceremony

Business students honored, organizations recognized during 2018 SOLA ceremony Apr 20, 2018

Two Walker College of Business students were honored and four business-oriented student organizations were recognized during the 2018...

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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...

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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 ...

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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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