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Walker College Alumni Alyssa Bouchard, Omar Gonzalez

‘How I funded my App State education’
Feb 20, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Being a Mountaineer doesn’t have to come with a mountain of debt. As App State alums can attest, you might be surprised by just how many ways there are to pay for college.

February 21 event to feature Black alumni and straight talk on navigating the career maze
Feb 19, 2024

On Wednesday, February 21, the Walker College of Business will celebrate Black History Month with a Courageous Conversation, Straight Talk...

Stanley Cup

Alumna featured: 'secret' behind the dramatic rise of the Stanley cup? Women.
Feb 19, 2024

App State alumna Lauren Solomon, the national sales director at Stanley, played a key role in making the Stanley Quencher one of the most popular water bottles in the country.

Accounting alumnus Matt Stuart named to '40 under 40' list in Knoxville, TN

Accounting alumnus named to Knoxville 40 under 40 list
Jan 10, 2017

Appalachian alumnus Matt Stuart '04 has been named to the The Greater Knoxville Business Journal's 40 under 40 list.

From left, Wells Fargo’s Mark Vitner, UNC Charlotte’s John Connaughton, Appalachian State University’s Harry Davis, N.C. State University’s Michael Walden, and Capital Tonight host Tom Boyum discuss North Carolina’s economic forecast during a forum hosted by the N.C. Chamber and the N.C. Bankers Association on Wednesday. (CJ photo by Barry Smith)

North Carolina's economy will grow in 2017, according to an expert panel that included finance professor and economist Harry Davis
Jan 6, 2017

Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance Professor Harry Davis was part of an expert panel that said North Carolina's...

Beans 2 Brew, Peacock Hall, Appalachian State University Walker College of Business

Beans 2 Brew, a student-run, cross-disciplinary collaboration in Peacock Hall
Dec 19, 2016

Founded in 2014 by the college's Association of Student Entrepreneurs (ASE), the Beans 2 Brew (B2B) coffee shop in Peacock Hall has quickly...

Graduate Dillon Hewitt-Castillo encourages his fellow Appalachian State University graduates to share their personal stories to create relationships and to be of help to others.

International Business student delivers keynote address at Appalachian commencement
Dec 14, 2016

Dillon Hewitt-Castillo spoke during the December 10 commencement ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences, Walker College...

Local Boone and Blowing Rock Chambers of Commerce will host the event

Harry Davis will deliver 2017 economic forecast during High Country Economic Kickoff Breakfast
Dec 12, 2016

At the base of one of the region’s top winter economic drivers, the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce and Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce co-host...

Appalachian State University economics professor Dr. Mark Strazicich, left, and Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet L. Yellen, front row, right, with the Appalachian team that competed in the College Fed Challenge. In the Board of Governor’s meeting room prior to the competition are, from left, Ben Sullivan of Ashburn, Virginia; Matthew Hawks of Mount Airy; Jacqueline Hundley of Cary; Federico Pigozzi, Trieste, Italy; Anthony Santelle of Waxhaw; Bobby Weant of Salisbury; Jessica Robinson of Cary; and Roberto

Appalachian economics students place first in regional and district College Fed Challenge, earn honorable mention in finals
Dec 10, 2016

BOONE, N.C.—Economics students from the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University received an honorable mention, as did...

Senior marketing major Kaitlynn Broderick leads Boone Chamber volunteer effort

Senior marketing major Kaitlynn Broderick leads Boone Chamber volunteer effort
Dec 8, 2016

Members of the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce community participated in the inaugural Committed to the Cause volunteer day, Wednesday, December...