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From left, clockwise, are App State summer business interns Wendell Addy, Callie Alexander, Ashley Brim, Logan Phillips, Haley Kimball, Sean Janes and Olivia Guillebeau

Summer internships offer practical experience, even amid global pandemic Jun 30, 2020

The Walker College of Business emphasizes experiential learning, interdisciplinary collaboration, social engagement and value driven innovation to help co-create a more sustainable world.

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Program leaders, Dr. Lakshmi Iyer & Dr. Dinesh Dave

App State business students and faculty reconfigure Bengaluru, India, study abroad May 26, 2020

While a global pandemic keeps American citizens home, innovative faculty in the Walker College of Business have found a way to show students the world, while maintaining safe social distance.

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App State researchers estimate lost economic activity of $52.4 million due to April restaurant closures

App State researchers estimate lost economic activity of $52.4 million due to April restaurant closures May 19, 2020

The economic impact of COVID-19-related restaurant and bar closures in April 2020, alone, is estimated as $52.4 million in lost gross regional...

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Walker College round up: new graduates honored at academic year-end

Walker College round up: new graduates honored at academic year-end May 19, 2020

"During the novel coronavirus pandemic, as universities across the country deliver course content online, celebrating student achievement remains...

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Dr. Joseph Cazier, left, and Dr. James Wilkes, members of Appalachian’s Center for Analytics Research and Education (CARE) team, check on beehives installed on Howard Street in Boone. Cazier is a professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems, and Wilkes is a professor in the Department of Computer Science.

Counting bees, because bees count — App State creates pollinator-tracking app May 18, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” is a saying attributed to Peter Drucker (1909–2005), one of the most widely known and...

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Pictured clockwise from top left are Collin Cornelius, Rachael Beller, Grayson Farmer, and Randy Edwards (foreground).

Appalachian honors business students, professor during leadership and legacy awards May 11, 2020

Four members of the Walker College of Business — Randy Edwards, Rachael Beller, Grayson Farmer and Collin Cornelius — were honored during...

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An April drone photograph of the Appalachian State University campus. While the campus remains closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Spring 2020 graduates will celebrate a virtual commencement May 16.

3,600-plus Mountaineer graduates set to make history during App State’s virtual Spring 2020 Commencement May 5, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Despite two world wars and a crippling depression, Appalachian State University has never canceled a commencement ceremony during...

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As America prepares to reopen the economy, Appalachian students advise managers on lessons to be learned from front-line workers in final edition of HRM Solutions to COVID May 5, 2020

Students in Appalachian State University's Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management (IOHRM) program are considering...

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Appalachian's Beta Gamma Sigma chapter earns highest honors

Thirty five Appalachian students inducted into Gamma Sigma May 4, 2020

Thirty five students at Appalachian State University have been inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the international business honors society for...

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82 participants participated in the Firm Meet and Greet on April 27, 2020

Accounting students log on for firm meet and greet during stay-at-home order May 4, 2020

In a successful effort to continue Appalachian State University's normal recruitment process, the Walker College of Business' Department of...

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Jamie Parson, second from left, with her family

Professor spotlight: Finance professor Jamie Parson shares her experiences teaching online during COVID-19 Apr 28, 2020

While the transition to remote learning and teaching amidst the spread of COVID-19 might be enough to cause stress to some, the professors, staff...

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