News

App State professor awarded ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity in information technology

App State professor awarded ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity in information technology
Jul 27, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — A persistent gap exists between the number of men and women in the information technology (IT) field: At colleges and universities across the U.S., only 28% of IT faculty are women...

Welcome Back to Walker Reception

Walker College welcomes back students, community with snacks, t-shirts Aug. 16
Jul 22, 2021

The Walker College of Business will host a Welcome Back to Walker reception in Peacock Hall on the first day of classes, Monday, August 16.

Between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., students,...

Walker College alumnus, Business Advisory Council Member Emeritus Jamie Harris joins App State's Board of Trustees

Walker College alumnus, Business Advisory Council Member Emeritus Jamie Harris joins App State's Board of Trustees
Jul 20, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — In June, the North Carolina General Assembly appointed two new trustees to serve on Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees...

Finance alumnus shares why he gave to the Mountaineer Emergency Fund

Finance alumnus shares why he supports the Mountaineer Emergency Fund
Sep 9, 2020

Appalachian State University's University Advancement Office recently sent...

App State to offer (Re-Imagined) HR Summit October 13-16

App State to offer (Re-Imagined) HR Summit October 13-16
Sep 8, 2020

Appalachian State University's Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management (IOHRM) program will host a (Re-...

Business Career Services Fall Semester Update

Business Career Services Fall Semester Update
Sep 4, 2020

Recent and upcoming graduates are facing a more ...

App State enrollment reaches 20,023, breaks records for underrepresented students

App State enrollment reaches 20,023, breaks records for underrepresented students
Sep 2, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — In August 2020, Appalachian State University welcomed 20,023 students, a landmark enrollment for the university. In addition,...

From top left, clockwise, are Pia Albinsson, Joseph Cazier, Bonnie Guy, John Whitehead, Rachel Shinnar, Mark Lewis and  Lakshmi Iyer

Seven earn professorships in Walker College of Business
Aug 28, 2020

Seven Appalachian State University professors have been appointed to professorships in the Walker College of Business.

Four additional...

Marketing professor offers expert advice on Chase Freedom® credit card

Marketing professor offers expert advice on Chase Freedom® credit card
Aug 27, 2020

WalletHub recently posted an article about  review of the Chase Freedom® credit card and cited expert advice from Appalachian State University...

Accounting professor awarded Best Teaching Innovation Paper by American Accounting Association

Accounting professor awarded Best Teaching Innovation Paper by American Accounting Association
Aug 23, 2020

Appalachian State University Professor Dwayne McSwain, along with co-authors Ronny Daigle from Sam Houston State University and David Hayes from...

Walker College welcomes new faculty for Fall 2020 term

Walker College welcomes new faculty for Fall 2020 term
Aug 14, 2020

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University announces the appointments of nine new faculty members for the Fall 2020 term.