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App State professor awarded ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity in information technology

App State professor awarded ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity in information technology
Jul 27, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — A persistent gap exists between the number of men and women in the information technology (IT) field: At colleges and universities across the U.S., only 28% of IT faculty are women...

Welcome Back to Walker Reception

Walker College welcomes back students, community with snacks, t-shirts Aug. 16
Jul 22, 2021

The Walker College of Business will host a Welcome Back to Walker reception in Peacock Hall on the first day of classes, Monday, August 16.

Between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., students,...

Walker College alumnus, Business Advisory Council Member Emeritus Jamie Harris joins App State's Board of Trustees

Walker College alumnus, Business Advisory Council Member Emeritus Jamie Harris joins App State's Board of Trustees
Jul 20, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — In June, the North Carolina General Assembly appointed two new trustees to serve on Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees...

Marketing major earns leadership award

Marketing major earns leadership award
Jun 24, 2021

Appalachian State University senior Sam Cheatham has earned a Dr. Jim...

Walker College staff members earn "shout out" for service

Walker College staff members earn "shout out" for service
Jun 24, 2021

Members of the Walker College of Business staff have earned a Staff Senate Staff Shout Out for exemplary service in their work during the second...

Appalachian State University alumnus Christian Torres-Trujillo ’20, a digital marketing specialist in pay-per-click (PPC) marketing with TreeHaus Marketing LLC.

Christian Torres-Trujillo ’20 pursues his ‘dream career’ in digital marketing
Jun 22, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — What drew digital marketing specialist Christian Torres-Trujillo ’20 to his chosen profession?

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.

WSJ features marketing alumna who launched her company to help young people tackling debt, but who want to travel

WSJ features marketing alumna who launched her company to help young people tackling debt, but who want to travel
Jun 14, 2021

Appalachian State University alumna Jateria Pittman is featured in a June 13 Wall Street Journal...

Marketing professor earns best seller award from Ivey Publishing

Marketing professor earns best seller award from Ivey Publishing
Jun 2, 2021

Dr. Lubna Nafees, an associate professor of marketing in Appalachian...

Pictured in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business are the university’s 2021 Broyhill Fellows — all of whom graduated from App State in May. From left to right: Sean James ’21, of Charlotte; Sam Crouse ’21, of Spruce Pine; Olivia Guillebeau ’21, of Charlotte; Zach Stowell ’21, of Conover; and Obi Ludwig ’21, of Winston-Salem. The fellows won state, regional and continental titles in this year’s CFA Institute Research Challenge.

App State business students take state, regional and continental titles in 2021 CFA Institute Research Challenge
Jun 1, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Five Appalachian State University business majors made history this year with a trifecta win in the 2021 Chartered Financial...