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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.

pp State’s online bachelor’s programs and graduate programs in business, education and nursing rank among the nation’s best for 2024, according to U.S. News & World Report, which recognized the university in its annual “Best Online Programs” rankings.

App State Online bachelor’s, master’s programs named among nation's ‘best’ for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report
Feb 18, 2024

The annual U.S. News rankings recognized App State business, education and nursing programs

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University has strengthened its standing among the nation’s best...

Dan Hsu, Appalachian State University

Management professor's research on entrepreneurship to be published in Organizational Research Methods
Dec 5, 2016

Research on entrepreneurship research methods from Walker College of Business Management Professor Dan Hsu has been accepted for...

Appalachian included in Sierra magazine’s 2016 list of greenest colleges and universities
Nov 30, 2016

BOONE—Sierra magazine has released its 2016 list of “Cool Schools” and once again Appalachian State University is included among the nation’s 201...

Mapquest Co-Founder Chris Heivly delivered the keynote address to 350 during annual Carole McLeod Entrepreneur Summit

Mapquest Co-Founder Chris Heivly delivered the keynote address to 350 during annual Carole McLeod Entrepreneur Summit
Nov 28, 2016

Mapquest co-founder Chris Heivly spoke to a crowd of 350 students and community members during the 13th annual Carole...

Student research on sustainable business topics available for viewing Nov. 28-29

Student research on sustainable business topics available for viewing Nov. 28-29
Nov 28, 2016

Eleven posters displaying student research on sustainable business topics are available for viewing now through 3:00 p.m...

Clockwise from top: Walker Fellows President Kyle Harrison cuts the ribbon on the space; members of the Walker Fellows in the space; Walker College Dean Norris dedicates the Walker Fellows Room

Space named to honor Walker Fellows student organization
Nov 23, 2016

A space in Peacock Hall, the business building at Appalachian State University, has been named to honor the work the Walker Fellows...

2009 alumna Sarah Freed, center, was honored for her exceptional positive international impact during the 2016 Walker College International Awards Celebration

Thirteen honored during Walker College International Awards Ceremony
Nov 23, 2016

The Walker College of Business hosted its annual International Awards Celebration on Friday, November 11, 2016. The event took...

Finance Student Association takes New York City
Nov 18, 2016

Each year Appalachian State University's Finance Student Association takes a trip to New York. Club members network with...