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Spencer-RIMS RISK Challenge: Evaluating Municipal Risks

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...

FREE TAX HELP for App State Students, Faculty & Staff Tuesdays & Wednesdays 5-7 PM • 3015 Peacock Hall • bit.ly/app-tax

Free tax help for App State students now open
Feb 5, 2024

The Department of Accounting operates a FREE TAX HELP LAB for Appalachian State University students, faculty and staff. The Tax Help Lab clo...

Clockwise, from top left, are Carolina Davidson, Tom Phillips (not pictured), Caroline Reeder, and Ashley Weisser.

Insurance students to compete in semi-finals of international case competition
Feb 5, 2024

A team of four Appalachian State University students have advanced to compete in the semi-final round of the 2024 Spencer-RIMS Risk Challenge,&nb...

Chuck Gallagher

Every choice has a consequence: Chuck Gallagher to speak Feb. 15
Jan 29, 2024

The Department of Accounting at Appalachian State University will host Chuck Gallagher, business ethics expert and author, for a free talk on Thu...

Leon named honors program director for the Walker College
Jan 18, 2024

Dr. Steven Leon has been named honors program director for the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University, effective January 1.Dr. Leo...

Harry Davis, second from left, spoke January 10, 2024

Davis speaks at High Country Economic Kickoff Luncheon
Jan 15, 2024

A sold-out audience of over 300 Watauga County business leaders attended the 8th Annual High Country Economic Kickoff Luncheon on Wednesday, January 1...

Walker College welcomes faculty, staff to App State

Walker College welcomes faculty, staff to App State
Jan 12, 2024

The Walker College of Business welcomes 10 faculty and staff members to Appalachian State University for the Spring 2024 semester.Department of Accoun...

App State alumnus Ron Woods, a Class of 1968 App State graduate and Hickory native, has donated five scholarships to support students at the App State Hickory campus. Jude Blochaviak, a first-year student from Taylorsville intending to major in computer information systems, center, represented the five recipients of the Ron Woods Scholarship during a recognition at halftime of the inaugural Hickory Hoops Classic game, held Dec. 21 at Catawba Valley Community College’s Tarlton Complex in Hickory.

Alumnus Ron Woods donates scholarships to support 5 students at App State Hickory campus
Jan 10, 2024

HICKORY, N.C. — Appalachian State University alumnus Ron Woods, a Class of 1968 App State graduate and Hickory native, has funded scholarships for f...