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Walker College welcomes new business faculty and staff members for Fall 2021

Walker College welcomes new business faculty and staff members for Fall 2021 Aug 12, 2021

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University announces the appointments of 19 new faculty members and six new staff members.

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50th Anniversary Art

The Walker College is 50; Swap Your Story for App State Swag Aug 5, 2021

Fifty years ago, Appalachian State University’s College of Business was founded, and professors began educating and inspiring students and transforming them into business leaders.

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Lewis named chairperson for Department of Management

Lewis named chairperson for Department of Management Jun 24, 2021

The Department of Management in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business has named Mark Lewis as its n

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Chris Taylor ’09 ’11, a professional security specialist and senior lecturer in Appalachian State University’s Department of Computer Information Systems. Taylor is the program coordinator for the new cybersecurity concentration in App State’s BSBA in computer information systems degree program.

New cybersecurity concentration gives App State students the skills to combat hackers Jun 22, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Chris Taylor ’09 ’11 is a computer hacker, and he teaches his students the tricks of the trade — with the best of intentions.

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Walker College and its accounting, finance and management degree programs featured on University HQ's 'best, most affordable' lists

Walker College and its accounting, finance and management degree programs featured on University HQ's 'best, most affordable' lists May 27, 2021

Appalachian State University is one of the 100 Best Most Affordable Business Colleges, according to University HQ. 

University HQ also...

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App State named 'Top Tier' by CEO Magazine May 17, 2021

Appalachian State University has been named a Tier One MBA school by CEO Magazine for a fifth year running.

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Dr. Jamie Parson has been named the interim chief diversity officer for Appalachian State University, effective May 10.

Dr. Jamie Parson named interim chief diversity officer at App State May 11, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Jamie Parson has been named interim chief diversity officer at Appalachian State University, effective May 10.

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Dr. Heather Hulburt Norris has been named provost and executive vice chancellor at Appalachian State University, effective May 7.

Dr. Heather Hulburt Norris named provost and executive vice chancellor at App State May 11, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Heather Hulburt Norris has been named provost and executive vice chancellor at Appalachian State University, effective May 7....

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Kyle Allen has been named executive director of development for the Walker College

Allen named executive director of development for the Walker College May 10, 2021

Mr. Kyle Allen has been named executive director of development for the...

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Logan Decker, left, and Caleb Garbuio have earned Brashear Prizes

Two earn Brashear undergraduate research prizes May 4, 2021

Five seniors from Appalachian State University have participated in the 2021 Brashear Research Competition, and two have been honored with...

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Panwar earns 2020-21 Green E Award

Panwar earns 2020-21 Green E Award Apr 29, 2021

Dr. Rajat Panwar, a professor of sustainable business, has earned the 2020-21 Green E Award at Appalachian State University.

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Marketing professor earns teaching award from UNC Board of Governors

Marketing professor earns teaching award from UNC Board of Governors Apr 27, 2021

Six App State faculty members were recently honored by the UNC Board of Governors with campus-based awards for their innovative teaching methods...

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App State finance students take continental title, advance to global finals round of CFA Institute Research Challenge

App State finance students take continental title, advance to global finals round of CFA Institute Research Challenge Apr 21, 2021

Out of approximately 1,000 participating universities, Appalachian State University's Broyhill Fellows team has been named...

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