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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.

Dean Heather Norris, second from left, receives a $70,000 check from Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina CEO Aubie Knight, second from right.

IIANC continues support of Brantley Risk & Insurance Center and RMI students
Oct 25, 2016

The Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC) has made a $70,000 gift to the Brantley Risk and Insurance Center at Appalachian State...

From left, D. Kenan Smith of Salisbury, James M. Deal Jr. of Boone, Susan Branch of Charlotte and E. Hayes Smith of Salisbury were honored by Appalachian State University and its Alumni Association. Deal received the Distinguished Alumni Award; Kenan Smith and Hayes Smith received an Outstanding Service Award; and Branch received the Young Alumni Award. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian alumni from Boone, Salisbury and Charlotte honored Oct. 21
Oct 24, 2016

Appalachian State University presented alumni awards to four exceptional alumni at a luncheon held during the 2016 Homecoming celebrations on Oct...

Paul Thomspon

Transportation Insight founder to speak on the seven attributes of a great leader October 28
Oct 18, 2016

Paul Thompson, founder and chairman of Hickory-headquartered, global third party logistics company Transportation...

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Pipes earns university award for global leadership
Oct 17, 2016

Appalachian State University's Global Leadership Awards recognize students, faculty, and staff who have made a significant...

Standing left to right, John and Faye Cooper, Appalachian State University Chancellor Sheri N. Everts and Mayor Roy James Maness. The Coopers and Maness were recently named honorary alumni by the university’s alumni association. Photo by Marie Freeman

Coopers, Maness receive Honorary Alumni Awards at Appalachian State University
Oct 13, 2016

Appalachian State University presented the Alumni Association’s Honorary Alumni Award to Faye and John Cooper of Valle Crucis and The...

Jason Le

Computer Information Systems sophomore Jason Le is spending a semester in Japan after having received Freeman-ASIA scholarship
Oct 11, 2016

Jason Le, a sophomore computer information systems major from North Wilkesboro, is spending the current...

2016-17 Broyhill Fellows: senior finance and banking and risk management and insurance double major Jarrett Jacumin; senior finance and economics double major Hollie Brown, senior finance and banking majors McCarthy “Mac” Shelton, Charles Plummer, and John Mosser.

Five finance and banking students named 2016-17 Broyhill Fellows
Oct 7, 2016

Five Appalachian State University students have been selected as 2016-17 Broyhill Fellows and will compete in the CFA...

Insurance Executive-in-Residence Stuart Powell featured in Carolina Agents Journal

Insurance Executive-in-Residence Stuart Powell featured in Carolina Agents Journal
Oct 6, 2016

Brantley Risk and Insurance Center reports that Stuart Powell, Appalachian State University's Risk Management and Insurance Executive-in-...

Walker College of Business featured in Princeton Review’s “Best 294 Business Schools: 2016 Edition”

Walker College of Business featured in Princeton Review’s “Best 294 Business Schools: 2016 Edition”
Oct 6, 2016

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University is one of the nation's most outstanding business schools...