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Students from Appalachian State University traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina on March 15 to spend the day with executives in the newest BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) retail center.

Women of Walker visit BCBSNC retail center
Mar 19, 2019

Students from Appalachian State University traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina on March 15 to spend the day with executives in the newest BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (...

Mark Janke ’18, an Appalachian alumnus and material damage claims representative for National General Insurance. Photo submitted

Never a dull moment — Appalachian alumnus claims satisfaction in his first post-graduation job
Mar 18, 2019

By Jan ToddPosted March 18, 2019 at 11:05 a.m.

BOONE, N.C.

Appalachian alumnus Luke Eggers ’17 is a staff accountant at SkyLine, a telecommunications corporation headquartered in Ashe County. Photo submitted

Appalachian alumnus counts a career in his Ashe County hometown as a plus
Mar 18, 2019

By Jan ToddPosted March 18, 2019 at 10:03 a.m.

BOONE, N.C. — When Luke Eggers ’17 graduated from Appalachian State University, he didn’t have to travel far to find his first job.

From left are Alia Dahlan, Carson Walsh, Dr. Brandy Hadley, Cooper Haynes and Amanda Kurland

Bowden Investment Group students participate in stock pitch competition at the University of Georgia
Feb 8, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, a team of students from Appalachian State University competed at the University of Georgia's Student Managed...

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Economics professor's advice on the best and worst cities for football fans
Feb 6, 2019

Wallethub recently posted an article presenting research on 2019’s best and worst cities for Football fans and cited Dr. Peter Groothuis as an...

In Pictures: Peacock Hall rainbow

In Pictures: Peacock Hall rainbow
Feb 5, 2019

The weather is predictably unpredictable, and -- as Appalachian State University students and faculty can attest -- seemingly more so in Boone,...

Dr. Ben Powell is a professor in the Walker College's Department of Management

Dr. Benjamin Powell selected as 2019 UNC Faculty Fellow
Feb 1, 2019

The University of North Carolina System...

Holshouser Ethics to present lunch and learn on sustainable business topics Feb. 1

Holshouser Ethics to present lunch and learn on sustainable business topics Feb. 1
Feb 1, 2019

Sustainable Business Lunch & Learn 
Friday, February 1
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Peacock...

Appalachian Service

Walker College staff members earn "shout out" for service
Jan 31, 2019

Members of the Walker College of Business staff have earned a Staff Senate Staff Shout Out for exemplary service in their work during the fourth...

Pictured from left are Wesley Riley, Jeff Haney, Devon Goolsby, Morgan Mullis, Nathaniel Johnson, Kirsten Beaver, Bob Redden, Reid Cooper, Noah Cramer, Travis Washington and David Marlett (Not pictured are student Kimberly Aguirre and mentor Neil Annas)

2019 Appalachian PriSim Agency Management Team Kickoff
Jan 31, 2019

As part of their 2019 PriSim Agency Management team competition kick-off at Appalachian State University, representatives from...

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Research from risk management and insurance students recognized by CICA
Jan 31, 2019

Two Appalachian State University risk management and insurance (RMI) majors, Charles Fisher and Christian Ferrara, have been named as national...

Appalachian alumni Caleb McGuire (left) and Christian Houpe started PubCycle of Boone in May 2018.

Appalachian alumni launch Pubcycle of Boone
Jan 31, 2019

In May 2018, the Town of Boone welcomed an innovative new business, designed to promote sustainable transportation, local nightlife and safety...