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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...

Six App State students recently returned from a trip led by Chief Sustainability Officer Lee Ball and Department of Economics Chair and Professor Dave McEvoy to attend COP27, the 27th annual United Nations Climate Change Conference.

App State students attend COP27, the 27th annual United Nations Climate Change Conference
Dec 19, 2022

Six App State students recently returned from a trip led by Chief Sustainability Officer Lee Ball and Department of Economics...

App State confers approximately 1,500 degrees at Fall 2022 Commencement
Dec 18, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University recognized nearly 1,500 graduates during its Fall Commencement ceremonies held Dec. 16 at the Holmes...

Staff members in the Walker College of Business display some of the toys the Walker Impact Network donated

'"Gnome" place like home' staff event provides Toys for Tots for local community
Dec 13, 2022

'Tis the season for... the office holiday party. Sources are saying that employee morale gets a boost from staff recognition efforts (like ...

Pfrogner honored by Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies

Pfrogner honored by Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies
Dec 13, 2022

Marc Pfrogner, an MBA student in the Walker College of Business, has...

Finance professor named Sun Belt Faculty Member of the Year

Finance professor named finalist for Sun Belt Faculty Member of the Year
Dec 12, 2022

Dr. David Marlett, a professor of risk management in the Walker College of Business, was Appalachian State University's nominee for Sun Belt...

App State economist shapes how we measure values for the environment

App State economist shapes how we measure values for the environment
Dec 12, 2022

Several economics faculty at Appalachian State University are engaged in research that contributes to addressing local and global...

Management faculty presents solutions to the greenwashing conundrum

Management faculty presents solutions to the greenwashing conundrum
Dec 12, 2022

Faculty in the Department of Management at Appalachian State University...

App State - NC Commerce partnership featured in annual report

App State - NC Commerce partnership featured in annual report
Dec 3, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Commerce's Rural Economic Development Division recently released its 2022 annual report, and it includes feature...

Marketing professor named editor of Journal of Business Research

Marketing professor named editor of Journal of Business Research
Dec 2, 2022

Dr. Binay Kumar, an Assistant Professor Appalachian State University's Department of Marketing & Supply Chain...

This Thursday @ 5pm, COP 27 delegates will Share experiences from Egypt

This Thursday @ 5pm, COP 27 delegates will Share experiences from Egypt
Dec 1, 2022

This Thursday, December 1, at 5PM, App State community members are invited to attend an open discussion about UN Climate Change...