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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 on Navigati...

Stanley Cup

Alumna featured: 'secret' behind the dramatic rise of the Stanley cup? Women.
Feb 19, 2024

App State alumna Lauren Solomon, the national sales director at Stanley, played a key role in making the Stanley Quencher one of the most popular wate...

pp State’s online bachelor’s programs and graduate programs in business, education and nursing rank among the nation’s best for 2024, according to U.S. News & World Report, which recognized the university in its annual “Best Online Programs” rankings.

App State Online bachelor’s, master’s programs named among nation's ‘best’ for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report
Feb 18, 2024

The annual U.S. News rankings recognized App State business, education and nursing programsBOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University has strengthen...

Matthew Makdad, P.E.

MBA alumnus to lead New River Light and Power
Feb 15, 2024

Matthew Makdad, P.E., has been named general manager of Appalachian State University’s New River Light and Power (NRLP).Makdad is an alumnus of App ...

From left are Kristina Moore, Justin Schroeder and Sally Dillon

Management students earn first place in FLBA-C case competition
Feb 6, 2024

Appalachian State University students Justin Schroeder, Kristina Moore, and Sally Dillon have won first place in an FBLA case competition.The students...

Catastrophe Insurance Underwriting Profitability: Investigating Company Loss Performance
Feb 5, 2024

A team of finance students from Appalachian State University recently completed a months-long consulting project in data analytics with an insurance u...

UGA's Stock Pitch Competition: Crafting Winning Strategies
Feb 5, 2024

Two separate teams of Appalachian State University students set their sights on the University of Georgia's Stock Pitch Competition. Bowden Inves...

Spencer-RIMS RISK Challenge: Evaluating Municipal Risks
Feb 5, 2024

A team of finance students from Appalachian State University took on the RISK Challenge, an international case competition sponsored anually by the Sp...

CFA Institute Research Challenge: Analyzing Nucor
Feb 5, 2024

Finance students from Appalachian State University recently delved into equity research by participating in the CFA Institute Research Chall...

From left are Abby Justice, Spencer Hamill and Jasmine Gonzalez

App State students place highest in the state for Excel skills
Feb 5, 2024

Appalachian State University students have earned the highest scores in North Carolina on the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel certification ex...