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Associate professor of finance named acting vice provost

Associate professor of finance named acting vice provost
Jun 13, 2024

Jamie Parson, an associate professor in the ...

A conceptual rendering of the cybersecurity lab to be constructed on the second floor of App State’s Hickory campus building. Note, designs for the cybersecurity lab are still in development.

App State’s new cybersecurity bachelor’s degree program begins this fall
May 31, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — This fall, Appalachian State University will begin offering a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity — the only such program offered by a University of North Carolina System institution...

Wayne and Gigi Miller

Wayne and Gigi Miller ’85: App State provided us with a launchpad for our careers
May 28, 2024


Wayne and Gigi Miller, both 1985 graduates of Appalachian State University, met on campus in Boone. Today they own and operate PrintMarketing, LLC., a full-service print management company...

The Harris family celebrates their Mountaineer legacy: Two members are App State alumni and two are current students at App State. Pictured in front is Tony Harris II, a first-year student at App State with a major in risk management and insurance.

‘It runs in the family’ — App State alumnus Tony Harris ’92 inspires next generation of Mountaineers
Feb 6, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — The Harris household in Charlotte wears a lot of black and gold. Tony Harris Sr. ’92 and his daughter Lundyn Harris ’16 are alumni...

App State students to compete in semi-final round of Spencer-RIMS Risk Challenge

App State students to compete in semi-final round of Spencer-RIMS Risk Challenge
Feb 6, 2023

A team of four Appalachian State University students have advanced to compete in the semi-final round of the 2023 Spencer-RIMS Risk...

Dean's Club Lunch & Learn to provide opportunities for interdisciplinary research

Dean's Club Lunch & Learn to provide opportunities for interdisciplinary research
Feb 2, 2023

The Walker College of Business Office of Graduate Programs and Research will host two Dean's Club Lunch and Learn events during the Spring 2023...

App State’s online bachelor’s programs and graduate programs in business, education and nursing rank among the nation’s best for 2023, 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 2023’s ‘Best Online Programs’
Jan 30, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — This year, Appalachian State University ranks among the top 24% of U.S....

February 22 Courageous Conversation to focus on "The View from Junaluska"

February 22 Courageous Conversation to focus on "The View from Junaluska"
Jan 27, 2023

The Walker College of Business’ spring 2023 Courageous Conversation will be about The View from Junaluska: ...

App State’s delegation to COP27 stops for a photo at the conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Pictured, from left to right, are senior Grace Waugh, Department of Economics Chair Dr. Dave McEvoy, alumnus Jonathan Buckley '22, junior Matthew Mair and alumni Rachel Crabb '22, Chelsea Gulliver '22 and Luke Halodik ’21 '22.

6 App State students observe world climate policymaking at UN climate conference
Jan 25, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — An Appalachian State University delegation of students and campus leaders returned from the recent United Nations climate change...

Student, faculty opportunities to pursue study, research or teaching abroad will be explored during Fulbright Week

Student, faculty opportunities to pursue study, research or teaching abroad will be explored during Fulbright Week
Jan 23, 2023

Appalachian State University's Offices of Nationally Competitive Scholarships, International Education and Development, and Research will offer...

RRI Seed Grant recipients share research outcomes
Business Career Services to offer a variety of support services for Spring 2023 semester

Business Career Services to offer a variety of support services for Spring 2023 semester
Jan 12, 2023

Business Career Services, housed in Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business...