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App State finance students take continental title, advance to global finals round of CFA Institute Research Challenge

App State finance students take continental title, advance to global finals round of CFA Institute Research Challenge
Apr 21, 2021

Out of more than 1,200 participating universities, Appalachian State University's Broyhill Fellows team has been named Americas Regional Champions in the ...

Green Belt Mitchell Powers offers fellow students' advice on Six Sigma Certification

Green Belt Mitchell Powers offers fellow students' advice on Six Sigma Certification
Apr 21, 2021

Appalachian State University MBA student Mitchell Powers has earned Green Belt Certification from the Council of Six Sigma Certification. 

Katie Cole, left, and Matthew Scott, right, provided a how-to for App State leaders to safely conduct in-person ceremonies during COVID-19

App State insurance students help implement in-person commencement during COVID-19
Apr 21, 2021

Members of the AppRISE research cohort have helped leaders at Appalachian State University mitigate the risk associated with in-person events and plan a series of in-person graduation exercises...

Our students and faculty ended the fall semester with some bonding and friendly competition at the Greenway near Leon Levine Hall.

Spring 2021 edition of Eye on IOHRM now available
Mar 29, 2021

The Spring 2021 edition of "Eye on IOHRM" is now available online.

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Walker College to host series of info sessions about graduate degree programs this April

Walker College to host series of info sessions about graduate degree programs this April
Mar 24, 2021

The Walker College is hosting a series of information sessions in the coming weeks. If you're considering a graduate degree in business, please...

A message of support for Asian Americans
Mar 20, 2021

In the wake of the killing of six Asian Americans in Atlanta on March 16, and the wave of xenophobia experienced by the Asian American community...

Graphic symbolizing Walker College having joined Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Walker College joins Sustainable Development Solutions Network, affirms commitment to accomplish Sustainable Development Goals
Mar 18, 2021

Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business has officially joined the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (...

Dr. Ilgım Dara Benoit

Research addresses major social problem, texting while driving
Mar 18, 2021

Research from Dr. Ilgım Dara Benoit, an assistant professor of marketing in Appalachian State University's ...

The sun sets on shrimp and fishing boats dock along Raccoon Creek in Oriental.

New research considers the impact of commercial fisheries on North Carolina's economy
Mar 18, 2021

Thanks to a new, collaborative research project from faculty at Appalachian State University, Duke University, NC State University and the...

Richard E. Sorensen, in his office in Virginia Tech's Pamplin Hall, in 2005.

In memoriam: Richard E. Sorensen, second dean of Appalachian's Walker College of Business
Mar 15, 2021

Dr. Richard E. Sorensen (1943-2020) served as the second dean of Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business from 1973 until 1982,...

App State launches HRS Sustainability Team

App State launches HRS Sustainability Team
Mar 15, 2021

Undergraduate and graduate students at Appalachian State University can now choose to participate in a sustainability-focused data analytics team...

Bowden Investment Group releases 2020 annual report

Bowden Investment Group releases 2020 annual report
Mar 15, 2021

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