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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...

Dana Clark to serve as App State macebearer Dec. 16

Dana Clark to serve as App State macebearer Dec. 16
Nov 30, 2022

Professor Dana Clark, a longtime professor of management and director of Appalachian State University's...

CIS, MGT majors present this week in pursuit of Walker College Honors Thesis

CIS, MGT majors present this week in pursuit of Walker College Honors Thesis
Nov 28, 2022

Two Appalachian State University students earning a BSBA degree will present their honors theses.

Sammie Little, a...

Accounting student featured in IMA's Campus Connections

Accounting student featured in IMA's Campus Connections
Nov 22, 2022

Jaime Ziegenfuss Whitehead is the featured student in the Fall 2022 edition of Campus Connection, the newsletter for Institute of Management...

The 2022–23 Fleming Scholars are pictured at the Fleming Scholarship Recognition Reception held at App State’s Plemmons Student Union on Oct. 28. From left to right: Tony Harris II, Amani Stanley, Zha’Monét Gray and David Tyler Itson.

App State recognizes 2022–23 Fleming Scholarship recipients
Nov 11, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Four first-year students at Appalachian State University have been named recipients of the ...

The additional inductees into the Trillium Society are former board members from the inaugural Beaver College of Health Sciences Advisory board and are:   Laura Aiken, '98, '00  David Meiburg, '82 Beth Murray, '86  Pat Phillips  Dan Williams, '68 Katie Woodle, '05

Two business alumni among 12 inducted into inaugural Trillium Society
Nov 9, 2022

Two Walker College of Business alumni are inaugural inductees of the Trillium Society, a community of Beaver College of Health Sciences...

Walker College faculty, staff to present at App State Global Symposium

Walker College faculty, staff to present at App State Global Symposium
Nov 8, 2022

Beroth Professor of Marketing Pia Albinsson, Walker College Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research Lakshmi Iyer and Global and Civic...

10 first-year App State students awarded Diversity Scholars Program Scholarship for 2022–23

10 first-year App State students awarded Diversity Scholars Program Scholarship for 2022–23
Nov 8, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Ten first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded scholarships through App State’s ...

11 first-year App State students earn Chancellor’s Scholarship for 2022–23

11 first-year App State students earn Chancellor’s Scholarship for 2022–23
Nov 8, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Eleven first-year students have joined the Appalachian State University Community as Chancellor’s Scholars for the 2022–23 academic...

App State Cyber Summit provides intersection of community and industry with an eye on new business threats

App State Cyber Summit provides intersection of community and industry with an eye on new business threats
Nov 7, 2022

According to Warren Buffett, “In today's business world, it takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” 

Finance professor to speak at 2023 High Country Economic Kickoff Luncheon

Finance professor to speak at 2023 High Country Economic Kickoff Luncheon
Nov 7, 2022

Dr. Harry Davis, a professor of banking in the Walker College of Business, will deliver the keynote address at the 7th Annual High Country...