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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 article by Ray Smith.

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 State University's Walker College of Business, has...

Nine named Sywassink Awardees for Excellence in the Walker College

Nine named Sywassink Awardees for Excellence in the Walker College
Oct 9, 2020

Nine faculty and staff members in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business have been recognized with Sywassink Awards for...

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Student Spotlight - Marketing Junior on Studying Abroad during a Pandemic
Sep 29, 2020

As we all know, this is a semester that looks like none before. With virtual learning in motion, social distancing everywhere, and international...

Jose Minaya, CEO of Nuveen, a TIAA Company to speak as 62nd Boyles Lecturer

Jose Minaya, CEO of Nuveen, a TIAA Company to speak as 62nd Boyles Lecturer
Sep 28, 2020

Friday, October 2, 10:00 a.m.

Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business will host the 62nd Boyles...

Markel Specialty Establishes RMI Scholarship at Appalachian State

Markel Specialty Establishes RMI Scholarship at Appalachian State
Sep 25, 2020

The Markel Specialty leadership group recently established a $5,000 scholarship at Appalachian State that is geared toward increasing Diversity...

Alumna named a 2020 All Star by Risk and Insurance magazine

Alumna named a 2020 All Star by Risk and Insurance magazine
Sep 25, 2020

Appalachian State University alumna Rumbi...

Appalachian earns Beta Gamma Sigma honors for 2019-20

Appalachian earns Beta Gamma Sigma honors for 2019-20
Sep 22, 2020

Appalachian State University's chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma has been named a 2019-20 Honors Chapter -- the third highest level of recognition that...

BIT Program aims to develop insurance talent in students from underrepresented groups

BIT Program aims to develop insurance talent in students from underrepresented groups
Sep 20, 2020

The Brantley Center for Risk Management & Insurance, housed in the Walker College of Business' Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance,...

Assistant professor of economics, Dr. Dennis Guignet (center) won the Dean’s Club Research Prize at Appalachian State University. Marketing professor, Dr. Neel Das (left), and finance professor Dr. Brandy Hadley (right) earned second place prizes

Three earn Dean's Club Research Prizes
Sep 18, 2020

Three professors in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University have earned Dean's Club Research Prizes. They are Dr. Dennis...

MBA Alumni Profile: Emma Curtin
Sep 16, 2020

Emma Curtin ‘08 is a Senior Vice President at Bank of America within the Global Risk Management - Enterprise...