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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...

Air Force veterans David H. Cook, far right, and Christy M. Cook ’18, center, are joined by their son, Wyatt Cook, as they place a wreath at Appalachian State University’s Veterans Memorial to commemorate Memorial Day 2021. The couple was selected for the honor by App State Chancellor Sheri Everts. David is the director of constituency relations and scheduling in the Office of the Chancellor and Christy is a lecturer in the university’s Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management.

Air Force veterans reflect on their careers in the military and at App State
May 28, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — U.S. Air Force veterans David H. Cook and Christy M. Cook ’18 served a collective 12 years in the Air Force as air traffic...

Walker College and its accounting, finance and management degree programs featured on University HQ's 'best, most affordable' lists

Walker College and its accounting, finance and management degree programs featured on University HQ's 'best, most affordable' lists
May 27, 2021

Appalachian State University is one of the 100 Best Most Affordable Business Colleges, according to University HQ. 

University HQ also...

Steven Creek

Creek attains QM course certification for MBA strategic management
May 20, 2021

Dr. Steven Creek, an assistant professor of management...

Johnny Brown, captain of operations for Appalachian State University's Appalachian Police Department, carries the university mace during one of App State's 13 in-person Spring 2021 Commencement ceremonies, held May 7–12 in Holmes Convocation Center on App State’s campus.

App State celebrates more than 3,600 Class of 2021 graduates
May 17, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s black and gold pride was on full display during its Spring 2021 Commencement. For the first time...

CEO Magazine Tier One badge and Peacock Hall

App State named 'Top Tier' by CEO Magazine
May 17, 2021

Appalachian State University has been named a Tier One MBA school by CEO Magazine for a fifth year running.

The 2021 rankings were...

Four students earn scholarship for graduate study in Hong Kong

Four Appalachian students earn scholarships from Hong Kong Baptist University
May 17, 2021

Four Appalachian State University students will attend Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) on scholarship during the Fall 2021 term.

The...

Appalachian releases the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the Spring 2021 semester

Appalachian releases the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the Spring 2021 semester
May 14, 2021

Appalachian State University has released the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the spring 2021 semester.

Six hundred and eighty seven...

BIG Members

Bowden Investment Group names 2021-22 members in April 2021 update
May 13, 2021

Appalachian State University's Bowden Investment Group (BIG) recently...

Appalachian State University student Kayla Sessoms.

Digital marketing concentration combines creativity and business skills
May 11, 2021

Senior Kayla Sessoms, of Asheville, will soon graduate from one of the newest marketing degree concentrations in Appalachian State University...