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Apply for scholarships through ASAP — Appalachian Scholarship Application Portal — through Feb. 7

Apply for scholarships through ASAP — Appalachian Scholarship Application Portal — through Feb. 7
Jan 3, 2022

The Appalachian Scholarship Application Portal is open for scholarships for the 2023-24 academic year.

All currently enrolled students who will also be enrolled for fall 2023 should apply...

The Harris family celebrates their Mountaineer legacy: Two members are App State alumni and two are current students at App State. Pictured in front is Tony Harris II, a first-year student at App State with a major in risk management and insurance.

‘It runs in the family’ — App State alumnus Tony Harris ’92 inspires next generation of Mountaineers
Feb 6, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — The Harris household in Charlotte wears a lot of black and gold. Tony Harris Sr. ’92 and his daughter Lundyn Harris ’16 are alumni of Appalachian State University — and his daughter...

App State students to compete in semi-final round of Spencer-RIMS Risk Challenge

App State students to compete in semi-final round of Spencer-RIMS Risk Challenge
Feb 6, 2023

A team of four Appalachian State University students have advanced to compete in the semi-final round of the 2023 Spencer-RIMS Risk Challenge, an annual international case...

App State Deputy Director of Athletics Jonathan Reeder speaking to Business of Sports Class Spring 2022

Building the next generation of successful sports entrepreneurs
May 4, 2022

By Chelsea Gulliver

Football, baseball and soccer, oh my!

The worldwide social phenomena of sports is a universal...

Winners Announced: 6th Annual Boone Area Chamber of Commerce 4 Under 40 Awards

Parson named top educational professional 'under 40' by Boone Chamber
May 2, 2022

Dr. Jamie Parson, a Walker College of Business associate professor of finance and Appalachian State University's interim chief diversity officer...

28 business students recognized as ‘App State Best’ for 2022

28 business students recognized as ‘App State Best’ for 2022
May 1, 2022

Approximately 200 gathered on April 22 to celebrate the academic and leadership achievements of students in the Walker college of Business at...

Dr. John Whitehead, center, has received the Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies' 100 Scholars Research Award

Walker College economics professor earns 100 Scholars Research Award
Apr 24, 2022

Appalachian State University's Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies has named...

Pamela Mars Wright, former chair and director of the board that governs the $40 billion Mars Inc., delivered the 63rd Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished Lecture on March 17 at Appalachian State University’s Holmes Convocation Center.

Pamela Mars Wright, former Mars Inc. chair, gives 63rd Boyles Lecture at App State
Apr 19, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Pamela Mars Wright, former chair and director of the board that governs the $40 billion Mars Inc., delivered the 63rd Harlan E....

Pollock '16, an accounting grad student at App State, has secured a prestigious GASB internship

Pollock '16, an accounting grad student at App State, has secured a prestigious GASB internship
Apr 19, 2022

A Master of Science in Accounting graduate student at Appalachian State University has been selected for a postgraduate technical assistant...

RIMS Challenge Team Wins First Place in International Competition

RIMS Challenge Team Wins First Place in International Competition
Apr 17, 2022

Four Appalachian State University students won first place in the international 2022 RIMS Spencer Risk Management Challenge....

Appalachian State University’s full-time, on-campus Master of Business Administration (MBA) has been named a Tier One program by CEO Magazine — part of the publication’s “2022 Global MBA Rankings.” This year marks the sixth consecutive year App State has earned the Tier One distinction. App State’s online MBA was ranked among the top 98 international programs recognized for 2022.

App State MBA ranks among world’s top tier programs for 2022 — CEO Magazine
Apr 13, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree ranks among the world’s top tier programs, according...

Edwards Accounting Suite named in App State's Peacock Hall

Edwards Accounting Suite named in App State's Peacock Hall
Apr 12, 2022

On April 8, 2022, Appalachian State University dedicated the Edwards Accounting Suite to long-serving Walker College of Business accounting...

Economics conference held April 8-9 focuses on environmental and natural resource policy

Economics conference held April 8-9 focuses on environmental and natural resource policy
Apr 7, 2022

The Department of Economics, the Center for Economic Research & Policy Analysis and the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State...