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Business Career Services Summer Update

Business Career Services Summer Update
Jul 2, 2020

The Business Career Services team appreciates your input and support of our efforts to help students navigate the path from college to career and eventually their...

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. [...

Scholarship Recipients: Top: Jason Hopkins, Christian Honaker Bottom: Kyle McMearty

Three students earn scholarships for Master's study in Hong Kong
Jun 17, 2020

Even in the face of the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Walker College of Business (WCOB) is pushing forward with one of its stated goals of increasing internationalization. Three Walker students...

Twelve business honors students earn degrees

Twelve business honors students earn degrees
May 19, 2020

Twelve Walker College of Business honors students graduate from Appalachian State University for Spring 2020.

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...

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...

Sirisha Karra

Management major selected to speak at Walker College Commencement ceremony
May 16, 2020

Sirisha Karra, from Cary, North Carolina, was selected as the Spring 2020 student speaker for the...

Six business students at Appalachian State University named junior marshals

Six business students at Appalachian State University named junior marshals
May 16, 2020

Appalachian State University's first-ever virtual Commencement ceremony features a talk by author, journalist and radio and TV personality...

Holland Fellows

2020 Holland Fellows Graduates
May 14, 2020

Holland Fellows is an applied business experience made possible by the generous endowment of Bill Holland. While he cohort would typically be...

Master's degree candidates named outstanding achievers by Walker College of Business

Master's degree candidates named outstanding achievers by Walker College of Business
May 14, 2020

Fifteen graduate students have been named high achievers by the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University.

Alumnus, clothing designer featured in 'Think Christian McCaffrey looks fly?' article

Alumnus, clothing designer featured in 'Think Christian McCaffrey looks fly?' article
May 12, 2020

Appalachian State University alumnus Edward "Mitch" Purgason '15 is a clothing designer based out of Charlotte, North Carolina. He's worked with...

Megan MacDonald, Henning Tovar

MacDonald, Tovar honored by Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies
May 11, 2020

Megan MacDonald and Henning Tovar have been honored by Appalachian State University's Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies. The two are...

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...