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February 21 event to feature Black alumni and straight talk on navigating the career maze Feb 19, 2024

On Wednesday, February 21, the Walker College of Business will celebrate Black History Month with a Courageous Conversation, Straight Talk...

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Keira Andrews, Carmen Concepcion, Carolina Davidson, Nevaeh Knox, Hannah Lackey, Cassidy Rogers, Ginny Shires, Amani Stanley and Sharon Ware participated in a close-up tour of the New York financial world as part of the 2023 Women in Financial Services Initiative

Student women experience New York City through the lens of finance, banking and insurance Oct 11, 2023

September 20-24, nine student women from Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business traveled to New York City (NYC) for a close-up tour of the New York financial world as

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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...

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Jamie Parson named chief diversity officer at App State

Jamie Parson named chief diversity officer at App State May 20, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Jamie Parson has been named chief diversity officer at Appalachian State University, effective immediately. Parson is the second...

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Winners Announced: 6th Annual Boone Area Chamber of Commerce 4 Under 40 Awards

Parson named top educational professional 'under 40' by Boone Chamber May 2, 2022

Dr. Jamie Parson, a Walker College of Business associate professor of finance and Appalachian State University's interim chief diversity officer...

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Graduate students, MBA alumni  share thoughts on Black History Month

Graduate students, MBA alumni share thoughts on Black History Month Feb 20, 2022

February is Black History Month, and to help celebrate, the Walker College of Business Graduate Programs Office asked its students to reflect on...

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L-R Moderator: Dr. Lamont Sellers, Panelists: Jawoin Williams, Dontrell Parson & Dr. Alex Howard

Walker Shared Reading Conversation on “Between the World and Me” brings book themes into personal context through unique format Nov 5, 2021

On October 29, the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University hosted a conversation on it’s shared reading book, “Between the...

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Marketing professors explore gender and cultural competence in nursing homes

Marketing professors explore gender and cultural competence in nursing homes Nov 1, 2021

Research from Appalachian State University marketing professors Ilgım Dara Benoit and Jeffrey Foreman has been...

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Oct. 29 Shared reading event explores what it means to be Black in the US

Oct. 29 Shared reading event explores what it means to be Black in the US Oct 24, 2021

The Walker College of Business invites community members to participate in a shared reading book discussion on Friday, October 29 at 1:00pm. 

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