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The new John E. Thomas sculpture sits outside the main entrance of John E. Thomas Hall on App State’s Boone campus.

App State unveils new sculpture of former Chancellor John E. Thomas
May 23, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University unveiled a new sculpture of former App State Chancellor John E. Thomas on its Boone campus on May 9. The sculpture sits outside the main entrance of...

App State releases the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the Spring 2024 semester
May 22, 2024

Appalachian State University has released the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the Spring 2024 semester.

879 students in the Walker College of Business earned Dean's list honors and 323...

During App State’s Spring 2024 Commencement, undergraduate students celebrated the tradition of moving their tassels as they joined the more than 147,000 alumni of the university. Just over 4,000 students graduated during the commencement ceremonies, which took place May 10 and 11 on the Boone campus.

Over 4,000 App State grads set to innovate, embrace new challenges and better their communities
May 21, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Thousands of graduates, each with their own unique stories, crossed the stage at Appalachian State University’s Spring 2024 Commencement ceremonies on May 10 and 11, equipped with...

Dean's Club 'Lunch & Learns' to feature eight researchers

Dean's Club 'Lunch & Learns' to feature eight faculty researchers
Mar 18, 2024

The Walker College of Business Office for Advanced Studies in Business will host concurrent Dean's Club Lunch and Learns on Monday, March 18, 11:...

Don Addu

App State alum, Climeworks executive to speak March 28
Mar 13, 2024

Climeworks Senior Manager of Strategic Partnerships Donald Addu '07 will speak...

From left are Josh Derienzo, Bella Carpenter, Ethan McAlonen and Matthias Von Feilitzsch. The four App State students attended GreenBiz 2024 as part of a Walker College of Business program dedicated to sustainable business.

App State students, faculty members seek hands-on, tangible solutions at Greenbiz
Mar 13, 2024

Four Appalachian State University students and three Walker College of Business faculty members recently attended Greenbiz – a sustainability...

App State Alumnus Bob Hatley

An iBackAPP Day challenge: Alumnus Bob Hatley invites support for the Peacock Hall addition
Mar 6, 2024

On March 6, 2024, Appalachian State University alumnus Bob Hatley '72 invited the Walker College Network to 'Back APP' by supporting the...

Walker College Alumni Alyssa Bouchard, Omar Gonzalez

‘How I funded my App State education’
Feb 20, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Being a Mountaineer doesn’t have to come with a mountain of debt. As App State alums can attest, you might be surprised by just how...

February 21 event to feature Black alumni and straight talk on navigating the career maze
Feb 19, 2024

On Wednesday, February 21, the Walker College of Business will celebrate Black History Month with a Courageous Conversation, ...

Stanley Cup

Alumna featured: 'secret' behind the dramatic rise of the Stanley cup? Women.
Feb 19, 2024

App State alumna Lauren Solomon, the national sales director at Stanley, played a key role in making the Stanley Quencher one of the most popular...

pp State’s online bachelor’s programs and graduate programs in business, education and nursing rank among the nation’s best for 2024, according to U.S. News & World Report, which recognized the university in its annual “Best Online Programs” rankings.

App State Online bachelor’s, master’s programs named among nation's ‘best’ for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report
Feb 18, 2024

The annual U.S. News rankings recognized App State business, education and nursing programs

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University has...

Matthew Makdad, P.E.

MBA alumnus to lead New River Light and Power
Feb 15, 2024

Matthew Makdad, P.E., has been named general manager of Appalachian State University’s New River Light and Power (NRLP).