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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...

CIS Faculty Member Receives Best Paper Award at CONISAR 2020

CIS Faculty Member Receives Best Paper Award at CONISAR 2020
Jan 19, 2021

Dr. Ken Corley, an associate professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Computer Information Systems, earned the Best Paper Award...

Courageous Conversation to be held Feb. 4, part of BLM at School Week

Courageous Conversation to be held Feb. 4, part of BLM at School Week
Jan 19, 2021

As part of BLM at School Week, Appalachian State University community members are invited to join students, faculty and staff members from the...

Sam Hedrick, a junior hospitality and tourism management major from Randleman, is pictured at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, during her Disney College Program experience in 2018.

Magical moments in hospitality brought this Mountaineer to App State
Jan 12, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Creating little magical moments at Walt Disney World inspired Sam Hedrick to transfer to Appalachian State University and major in...

813 earn Dean's and Chancellor's list honor for past semester

813 earn Dean's and Chancellor's list honor for past semester
Jan 11, 2021

Appalachian State University has released the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the Fall 2020 semester.

Five hundred and sixty...

Lakshmi Iyer

Iyer earns AIS Doctoral Student College Founding Faculty Award
Jan 4, 2021

Appalachian State University professor of computer information systems and acting associate dean for graduate programs and research, Dr.

Students are pictured in 2018 outside Appalachian State University’s Kenneth E. Peacock Hall, which houses the university’s Walker College of Business. Walker College and its on-campus MBA program have been recognized among the best in the nation for 2021, according to The Princeton Review.

The Princeton Review names App State an ‘excellent choice’ for an MBA
Dec 22, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — “We recommend Appalachian State University as an excellent choice for an aspiring MBA,” said Rob Franek, editor-in-chief of The...

Grant-funded studies by App State analyze COVID-19’s economic impact on Northwestern NC

Grant-funded studies by App State analyze COVID-19’s economic impact on Northwestern NC
Dec 21, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University was awarded nearly $98,000 in grant funding from the North...

Reanne Henry, left, and Matthew Finney have been promoted by RH CPAs

App State accounting alumni promoted at RH CPAs
Dec 16, 2020

Appalachian State University alumni Reanne Henry and Matthew Finney have been promoted to senior audit associates for RH CPAs, a multi-office...

Iyer earns Hugh J. Watson Award

Iyer earns Hugh J. Watson Award
Dec 14, 2020

Dr. Lakshmi Iyer, an Appalachian State University professor of computer information systems, has earned the Hugh J. Watson Award for her...