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App State and UPLIFT partners will work through Smithsonian Institute to develop festivals and tourism experiences
Sep 19, 2023

The Walker College of Business is at the heart of a movement to develop community-based tourism in North Carolina that was recently featured in ...

Jaime Ziegenfuss Whitehead

"IMA has totally changed my college experience,” A Q&A with double scholarship winner Jaime Ziegenfuss Whitehead
Sep 19, 2023

The Institute of Management Accountants, the worldwide association of accounting and finance professionals in business, recently featured an Appalachian State University student on their webpage...

Economic insight from Harry Davis featured in Boone Chamber's Q2 Economic Indicators Report

Economic insight from Harry Davis featured in Boone Chamber's Q2 Economic Indicators Report
Aug 8, 2022

A report from the Boone Chamber of Commerce, offering insight...

Erich Schlenker, Director of the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship in App State's Walker College of Business served as emcee for the Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy's July 22 proceedings.

In the media: Participants in the first Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy learn by doing
Aug 4, 2022

With team member Carolina Johnson looking on, Randy Jack Pollard of Holler Youth Collaborative explains elements of the team’s business model ...

'Startup Factory' series offers permanent competitive advantage for budding entrepreneurs

'Startup Factory' series offers permanent competitive advantage for budding entrepreneurs
Aug 4, 2022

Appalachian State University's TI Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) will once again host the Startup Factory -- a 10-part series that teaches and...

Harrison Gillette FIN RMI '17

Harrison Gillette '17: App State faculty, staff and alumni poured into me, now I want to pay it forward
Aug 3, 2022

Harrison Gillette FIN RMI '17 is a portfolio management senior associate with Bank of America Private Bank.

Gillette is...

Members of the first Business For Good Residential Learning Center (RLC) are pictured in Peacock Hall’s Department of Management

App State business students live and learn in Business for Good community
Aug 3, 2022

First-generation college students, in particular, face barriers in the early years of their higher education journeys.

Hadley named Thompson Professor of Applied Investments

Hadley named Thompson Professor of Applied Investments
Jul 31, 2022

Brandy Hadley has been named the David A. Thompson Professor of Applied Investments in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business...

Pictured, from left to right, are App State’s Dr. Steven Leon, Dr. Lakshmi Iyer and Dr. Jason Xiong.

5 faculty teams awarded 2022 Chancellor’s Innovation grants for projects at App State
Jul 26, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — The 2022 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars have been announced, with five teams of Appalachian State University faculty receiving up...

Dawn Medlin, center, with colleagues and mentees (from left) MSADA Director Jason Xiong, CIS Lecturer Laura Brewer, Doris Medlin, Dawn Medlin, Victoria Fowler, Dean Sandra Vannoy and Executive Director of Development Kyle Allen

Medlin, Sparks honored as college-level alumni
Jul 22, 2022

Appalachian State University honored 11 of its alumni on Saturday, July 16 during the 2022 Alumni Association Awards Gala.

Among the...

App State Chief Sustainability Officer Lee Ball gives opening remarks at the 2022 Appalachian Energy Summit, titled “Regenerative, Resilient and Sustainable: Celebrating 10 Years of Best Practice.” The summit hosts energy leaders from different government agencies and businesses, as well as students and representatives of the member institutions in the UNC System. This year the attendees learned that the state had reached $1.6 billion in avoided energy costs...

Appalachian Energy Summit reports $1.6 billion in avoided energy costs statewide
Jul 21, 2022

App State hosts decade of NC energy conferences to put ideas into action
A small cadre of Mountaineer families have fostered a legacy of consistent giving to Appalachian State University for approximately 50 years. Pictured, an aerial view of Founders Plaza, with statues of two of App State’s co-founders, B.B. Dougherty and Lillie Shull Dougherty, and Founders Bell Pavilion.

50 years of giving: App State families change lives, build legacies
Jul 14, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University alumni have often said that once you become part of the Mountaineer community, you never truly leave....