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Student athlete gains support from Markel Specialty Scholarship

Student athlete gains support from Markel Specialty Scholarship
Jun 27, 2022

Summer Schloss, rising senior risk management and insurance (RMI) major and center for the Appalachian State Women’s Basketball team, has been awarded the 2022 Markel Specialty Diversity...

App State's diversity, equity and inclusion work detailed in 2021-22 annual report

App State's diversity, equity and inclusion work detailed in 2021-22 annual report
Jun 23, 2022

Appalachian State University's Office of Diversity has released its inaugural report, summarizing the university's diversity, equity and inclusion...

Dennis Covington ’92, left, and his wife, Katherine, have donated $1.3 million in support of facilities for App State Athletics and academic resources for the Walker College of Business. They are pictured in the end zone of Kidd Brewer Stadium during an App State football game.

App State alum donates $1.3 million in support of App State Athletics and Walker College of Business
Jun 22, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Dennis Covington ’92 and his wife, Katherine, have made a $1.3 million gift to Appalachian State University in support of facilities for App...

Walker College alumnus Lee Barnes has pledged $300,000 to establish the Lee Barnes Benefaction for Learning Enhancement and Enrichment

Walker College alumnus Lee Barnes has pledged $300,000 to establish the Lee Barnes Benefaction for Learning Enhancement and Enrichment
Nov 3, 2015

Walker College alumnus Lee Barnes has pledged $300,000 to establish the Lee Barnes Benefaction for Learning Enhancement...

FSA group photo

Finance Student Association Travels to NYC
Oct 30, 2015

The Finance Student Association of Appalachian State University took their annual trip to New York City October 15-18, 2015.

The trip is...

Emily Hass presentation

WCOB senior Emily Haas presents Food U
Oct 26, 2015

A native of Boone, NC, senior Hospitality & Tourism Management and Entrepreneurship major and Nutrition minor Emily Haas recently...

Appalachian's MBA Program selected and recognized for partnership with North Carolina Small Business and Technology Center

Appalachian's MBA Program selected and recognized for partnership with North Carolina Small Business and Technology Center
Oct 26, 2015

The Walker College of Business MBA Program has been selected and recognized for their partnership with the North Carolina Small Business and...

risk management students at conference

Risk Management & Insurance students attend 2015 IIABSC Convention in Hilton Head, SC
Oct 26, 2015

Four Appalachian State University Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) majors, along with Brantley Center Associate Director Greg Langdon,...

Beta Alpha Psi logo

Beta Alpha Psi earns Superior chapter status
Oct 26, 2015

Beta Alpha Psi is an international honorary organization for financial information students and professionals.

Tori Cole, Kenan Smith, and Zully Castaneda

Scholarship donors, recipients meet at reception on campus
Oct 26, 2015

Partnerships with the business community benefit Walker College undergraduates through funding for tuition.

Zach Hunt measured for a business suit by Corner Tailors Founder Merrick Marquie

RMI student wins Corner Tailors suit
Oct 22, 2015

Junior Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) major Zach Hunt is the new owner of a Corner Tailors business suit.

Ms. North Carolina Allie Dunn

Walker College student named Miss North Carolina 2016
Oct 22, 2015

  Allison "Allie" Dunn of Matthews, NC has been named Miss North Carolina USA 2016.

Bonnie Schaefer giving lecture

Former Claire’s Stores co-CEO says self-esteem and work ethic have been keys to her success
Oct 15, 2015

Working for the family business isn't always easy, but the rewards can be great. Just ask Bonnie Schaefer, owner of Westglow Resort...