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Students from Appalachian State University traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina on March 15 to spend the day with executives in the newest BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) retail center.

Women of Walker visit BCBSNC retail center
Mar 19, 2019

Students from Appalachian State University traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina on March 15 to spend the day with executives in the newest BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (...

Mark Janke ’18, an Appalachian alumnus and material damage claims representative for National General Insurance. Photo submitted

Never a dull moment — Appalachian alumnus claims satisfaction in his first post-graduation job
Mar 18, 2019

By Jan ToddPosted March 18, 2019 at 11:05 a.m.

BOONE, N.C.

Appalachian alumnus Luke Eggers ’17 is a staff accountant at SkyLine, a telecommunications corporation headquartered in Ashe County. Photo submitted

Appalachian alumnus counts a career in his Ashe County hometown as a plus
Mar 18, 2019

By Jan ToddPosted March 18, 2019 at 10:03 a.m.

BOONE, N.C. — When Luke Eggers ’17 graduated from Appalachian State University, he didn’t have to travel far to find his first job.

Neil Agnew, Madeline Hamiter, Joshua Lee and Andrew Crumpler earned first place at the 2019 North Carolina CFA Institute Research Challenge

Appalachian State University wins state CFA Institute Research Challenge
Feb 24, 2019

Appalachian State University's Broyhill Fellows have won the local competition of the CFA Institute Research Challenge and now advance to the...

Students and faculty members from Appalachian State University recently attended Duke University's Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI) Conference,

Appalachian students, faculty members attend Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference
Feb 22, 2019

Students and faculty members from Appalachian State University recently attended Duke University's Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI)...

Walker College associate dean to speak during AACSB Assessment and Impact Conference

Walker College associate dean to speak during AACSB Assessment and Impact Conference
Feb 22, 2019

Walker College of Business Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Administration, Dr. Sam Formby, will present at the AACSB Assessment and...

Many men would pay thousands to re-grow their hair

Economists figured out just how much men will pay to end baldness
Feb 15, 2019

Let’s say a man who’s bald as bowling ball, à la Bruce Willis today, has the opportunity to re-grow those locks so as to resemble a more luscious...

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A Celebration of Women's History Month: Women in Business Panel Discussion
Feb 15, 2019

A Celebration of Women's History Month: Women in Business Panel Discussion

Thursday, March 14th, 2019...

alumni social invitation

Appalachian to host finance alumni social in Charlotte Feb. 28
Feb 15, 2019

Members of Appalachian State University's Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance Advisory Board will host a social for...

The weather is predictably unpredictable, and -- as Appalachian State University students and faculty can attest -- seemingly more so in Boone, North Carolina, than in other locales. A February morning is captured in this photo by MBA alumnus and Appalachian assistant marketing director Chris Grulke '18. Grulke snapped the picture of Peacock Hall during unseasonably pleasant weather, around 52 degrees at approximately 10:00 a.m. on February 5, 2019. The path to Peacock Hall (and perhaps a pot of gold?) is b

Dean's Update, Winter 2019
Feb 11, 2019

Connecting Students to Jobs

Last week, our students took time to rest and reset during Appalachian’s spring break. This week, we’re back to...

Appalachian’s undergraduate accounting program — “Best for the Money” in 2019

Appalachian’s undergraduate accounting program — “Best for the Money” in 2019
Feb 10, 2019

For the second year in a row, College Factual has recognized Appalachian State University’s undergraduate accounting program in...

Joesph Miller is the owner of both CoBo Sushi and Black Cat Burrito. Miller is from Colorado and the name of his sushi restaurant is a play on "Colorado" and "Boone."

Alumnus Profile: Entrepreneur Joe Miller
Feb 9, 2019

The Appalachian Online...

College Factual names Appalachian’s hospitality and tourism management program a 2019 ‘Best for the Money’

College Factual names Appalachian’s hospitality and tourism management program a 2019 ‘Best for the Money’
Feb 8, 2019

Appalachian State University’s hospitality and tourism management program has been recognized as a “Best Value for the...