Dean's Update

Welcome Back to the Walker College of Business

Welcome Back to the Walker College of Business Aug 21, 2022

Dear business students, faculty, and staff,

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The weather is predictably unpredictable, and -- as Appalachian State University students and faculty can attest -- seemingly more so in Boone, North Carolina, than in other locales. A February morning is captured in this photo by MBA alumnus and Appalachian assistant marketing director Chris Grulke '18. Grulke snapped the picture of Peacock Hall during unseasonably pleasant weather, around 52 degrees at approximately 10:00 a.m. on February 5, 2019. The path to Peacock Hall (and perhaps a pot of gold?) is b

Dean's Update, February 2019 Feb 11, 2019

Connecting Students to Jobs Dean's Update

Dean's Update: October 2018 Oct 7, 2018

October 15, 2018

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Dean's Update: March 2018 Mar 12, 2018

Preparing Women for Business Success Dean's Update

Dean's Update: February 2018 Feb 18, 2018

Connecting Students to Jobs Dean's Update
Dean Heather Norris with colleagues at Walker College Game Day / Appalachian Homecoming 2017

November Dean's Update Nov 7, 2017

As the last of the leaves fall and winter break approaches, the students in Peacock Hall begin the final push for a successful semester's end.

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Dean's Update: Building key relationships with industry, alumni, students and partnering organizations Oct 5, 2017

This Saturday, thousands of alumni will return to Boone to celebrate Appalachian Homecoming, and we hope to see you!

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Sywassink Award winners from the Walker College of Business are Haley Childers, left, Rachel Keller, Ron Marden, Carol Kline and Betty Coffey. (Photo by Sabrina Cheves)

Summer 2017 Deans Update Aug 11, 2017

The Walker College of Business is truly engaged in our community, both locally and globally.

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Members of the Walker College of Business leadership team in Peacock Hall (Photo by Sabrina Cheves)

May 2017 Dean's Update May 23, 2017

With the exception of welcome improvements being made in our classrooms (most notably new carpet and paint), Peacock Hall is relatively quiet...

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Finance alumni and friends recently celebrated the successful completion of the David A. Thompson Professorship in Applied Investments

Broyhill Fellows win regional competition; alumna named CFO of North State Bank, Professor earns Eckstein Prize and more Mar 13, 2017

Peacock Hall is comparably still this week, as our business students are enjoying spring break, many participating in college...

Dean's Update, Front Page, Faculty, Students, Alumni
Business Connections 2016

Dean's Update - Students win regional College Fed Challenge, alumni honored for major contributions, college hosts Transportation Insight Founder Paul Thompson for Boyles Lecture (media links) Nov 8, 2016

Toward the end of the Fall, as outdoor temperatures drop, the activity level inside Peacock Hall rises. As students complete presentations and...

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2016 Business Leaders magazine cover

Dean's Update - Look for your mailed copy of the 2016 Business Leaders magazine Oct 5, 2016

In the next two weeks, our Walker College of Business alumni and friends will receive a print copy of the 2016 edition of Business...

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