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New faculty research highlight: Santosh Nandi

New faculty research highlight: Santosh Nandi
Sep 22, 2021

Santosh Nandi, an assistant professor of management at Appalachian State University, has recently published two research papers. 

Volunteers needed to help community members prepared 2022 tax returns

Volunteers needed to help community members prepared 2022 tax returns
Sep 21, 2021

Appalachian State University's Department of Accounting works with the Watauga Public Library and the IRS to provide free income tax assistance to...

Risk management and insurance student earns top spot in 2021 CPCU student competition

Risk management and insurance student earns top spot in 2021 CPCU student competition
Sep 19, 2021

Appalachian State University senior Madison Browne has won fIrst place in the 2021 sChartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Society student competition.

The CPCU Society is a...

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...

Local business leaders brush up on Excel knowledge through online, data-driven learning session

Local business leaders brush up on Excel knowledge through online, data-driven learning session
Dec 14, 2020

Dr. Scott Hunsinger, interim chair of Appalachian State University's Department of Computer Information Systems, recently presented a...

More than 1,700 Appalachian State University graduates were conferred degrees during the university’s virtual Fall 2020 Commencement Dec. 11. This photo collage shows a handful of the numerous celebratory commencement photos shared by App State’s Class of 2020 graduates via social media.

A December to remember for App State’s more than 1,700 graduates
Dec 14, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Approximately 4,000 Appalachian Community members gathered virtually during Appalachian State University’s Fall 2020 Commencement...

Wurth Receives Doctorate Posthumously

Wurth Receives Doctorate Posthumously
Dec 8, 2020

Richard “Rick” Wurth will receive his doctorate in educational leadership at the Fall 2020 Commencement. His dissertation committee - Dr. Chris...

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Marketing professors weighs in on accepting credit cards by phone
Dec 4, 2020

CreditDonkey recently assembled a panel of industry experts to answer readers' most pressing questions on...

Fans wearing masks during a college football game between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Illinois Fighting Illini on November 7, 2020 at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, ILL

Research from economics professor suggests sports fans will pay more to risk less (Covid-19)
Dec 4, 2020

Research from Appalachian State University Professor of Economics John Whitehead recently appeared in the Forbes article, ...

Appalachian State University alumnus and former Mountaineers basketball player Frank Eaves ’16, right, and his father, Jerry Eaves — a former NBA player and coach who is a current collegiate basketball coach and talk show host in Louisville, Kentucky. The two teamed up to appear on the 32nd season of “The Amazing Race,” currently airing on CBS.

An ‘Amazing Race’ for an App State Mountaineer alumnus
Nov 25, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University alumnus Frank Eaves ’16 tries to make every experience a winning experience — whether as a student-...