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Associate professor of finance named acting vice provost

Associate professor of finance named acting vice provost
Jun 13, 2024

Jamie Parson, an associate professor in the ...

A conceptual rendering of the cybersecurity lab to be constructed on the second floor of App State’s Hickory campus building. Note, designs for the cybersecurity lab are still in development.

App State’s new cybersecurity bachelor’s degree program begins this fall
May 31, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — This fall, Appalachian State University will begin offering a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity — the only such program offered by a University of North Carolina System institution...

Wayne and Gigi Miller

Wayne and Gigi Miller ’85: App State provided us with a launchpad for our careers
May 28, 2024


Wayne and Gigi Miller, both 1985 graduates of Appalachian State University, met on campus in Boone. Today they own and operate PrintMarketing, LLC., a full-service print management company...

Business students named MGSI program leaders for 2017
Mar 12, 2017

Four Appalachian State University business students have been named 2017 program leaders for the ...

Finance, Economics alumnus earns top honor at commercial real estate awards event
Mar 9, 2017

Walker College of Business alumnus Andrew "Moss" Withers has been named Commercial Realtor of the Year by the...

Medders named Freeman Distinguished Professor of Insurance at Appalachian State University

Medders named Freeman Distinguished Professor of Insurance
Mar 8, 2017

Dr. Lorilee A. Medders has been named the Joseph F. Freeman Distinguished Professor of Insurance in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian...

From left are Appalachian undergraduates Mac Shelton, Charles Plummer, Hollie Brown, John Mosser and Jarrett Jacumin

Broyhill Fellows team wins regional research challenge
Mar 8, 2017

For the sixth year running, a team of students from Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business has won the regional CFA...

Marketing alumnus' insights on Scottish advertising featured on Huffington Post

Marketing alumnus' insights on Scottish advertising featured on Huffington Post
Mar 5, 2017

"Brand USA is deeper than burgers," wrote Walker College Marketing Alumnus Eric Klein '12 in an article published recently to...

Leaders from Appalachian's chapter of Beta Alpha Psi travel to regional meeting; place second in community outreach competition

Leaders from Appalachian's chapter of Beta Alpha Psi travel to regional meeting; place second in community outreach competition
Mar 5, 2017

Eleven Walker College of Business students attended the Beta Alpha Psi Southeast Regional Meeting in Raleigh February 24-26. The...

Twenty three business student invited to join Walker College honors program

Twenty three business student invited to join Walker College honors program
Mar 3, 2017

Twenty three business students gathered on March 1 in Peacock Hall on the campus of Appalachian State University to learn about...

Food Solutions Challenge to be held March 8
Mar 3, 2017

Students and community members can attend the Local Food Solutions Challenge, an interactive event for making advances toward a...

Appalachian's international programs help students develop

Appalachian's international programs help students develop
Mar 3, 2017

Despite being nestled away in rural western North Carolina, Appalachian State University still boasts a variety of study abroad programs...