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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 more than 1,200 participating universities, Appalachian State University's Broyhill Fellows team has been named Americas Regional Champions in the ...

Green Belt Mitchell Powers offers fellow students' advice on Six Sigma Certification

Green Belt Mitchell Powers offers fellow students' advice on Six Sigma Certification
Apr 21, 2021

Appalachian State University MBA student Mitchell Powers has earned Green Belt Certification from the Council of Six Sigma Certification. 

Katie Cole, left, and Matthew Scott, right, provided a how-to for App State leaders to safely conduct in-person ceremonies during COVID-19

App State insurance students help implement in-person commencement during COVID-19
Apr 21, 2021

Members of the AppRISE research cohort have helped leaders at Appalachian State University mitigate the risk associated with in-person events and plan a series of in-person graduation exercises...

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Watch A Sustainable Development Strategy to Reunite the United States, a special lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs

Watch A Sustainable Development Strategy to Reunite the United States, a special lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs
Apr 11, 2021

World-renowned economist, author and thought leader Dr. Jeffrey Sachs spoke to the Appalachian State University community onTuesday, March 30,...

Dr. Jamie Parson on the importance of inclusivity in the classroom

Dr. Jamie Parson on the importance of inclusivity in the classroom
Apr 9, 2021

The 90.5 WASU FM radio station recently had Dr. Jamie ParsonAppalachian State Professor in the Finance, Banking and Insurance...

Beta Alpha Psi earns 'Investing in Your Community' Award

Beta Alpha Psi earns 'Investing in Your Community' Award
Apr 5, 2021

Appalachian State University's Epsilon Kappa chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) -- an international honorary organization for financial information...

Staff members earn "SHOUT OUTS" for excellent service

Staff members earn "SHOUT OUTS" for excellent service
Mar 31, 2021

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

App State business students win state CFA Institute Research Challenge

App State business students win state CFA Institute Research Challenge
Mar 30, 2021

Update:

Finance students and members of the Bowden Investment Group (BIG) are competing on a national stage, through the...

Pia Albinsson, left, and Lubna Nafees

Marketing researchers discover marginalized women utilize social media to counter biased, mainstream narratives about them, promote well-being
Mar 29, 2021

Research from faculty at Appalachian State University examines the way in which marginalized women utilize social media to counter biased,...

Dr. Lubna Nafees, assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management. Her research interests include social media and sustainable and conscious consumption.

For ‘the gram’: App State’s Dr. Lubna Nafees studies social media influencers
Mar 29, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Lubna Nafees uses work time to surf social media. She’s not playing around, though: This assistant professor in Appalachian...

A cyclist crosses a flooded New River on foot, bike in hand.
From left are Donovan Arnold, Cooper Bumgarner, Katie Cole, Sam King and Bradley Lovelace

App State finance students earn first place in Quinnipiac GAME Forum
Mar 29, 2021

Appalachian State University students competed for the first time in the Quinnipiac GAME Forum for the first...