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New faculty research highlight: Santosh Nandi

New faculty research highlight: Santosh Nandi
Sep 22, 2021

Santosh Nandi, an assistant professor of management at Appalachian State University, has recently published two research papers. 

Volunteers needed to help community members prepared 2022 tax returns

Volunteers needed to help community members prepared 2022 tax returns
Sep 21, 2021

Appalachian State University's Department of Accounting works with the Watauga Public Library and the IRS to provide free income tax assistance to...

Risk management and insurance student earns top spot in 2021 CPCU student competition

Risk management and insurance student earns top spot in 2021 CPCU student competition
Sep 19, 2021

Appalachian State University senior Madison Browne has won fIrst place in the 2021 sChartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Society student competition.

The CPCU Society is a...

Program leaders, Dr. Lakshmi Iyer & Dr. Dinesh Dave

App State business students and faculty reconfigure Bengaluru, India, study abroad
May 26, 2020

While a global pandemic keeps American citizens home, innovative faculty in the Walker College of Business have found a way to show students the...

Left: Dr. Tammy Kowalczyk, professor in the Department of Accounting, is one of the 2020 Innovation Scholars awardees. Right: Dr. Maureen MacNamara, assistant professor in the Department of Social Work, is one of the 2020 Innovation Scholars awardees. Photos by Chase Reynolds

2020 winners announced for Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program at App State
May 19, 2020

Appalachian State University recently announced the 2020 recipients of...

App State researchers estimate lost economic activity of $52.4 million due to April restaurant closures

App State researchers estimate lost economic activity of $52.4 million due to April restaurant closures
May 19, 2020

The economic impact of COVID-19-related restaurant and bar closures in April 2020, alone, is estimated as $52.4 million in lost gross regional...

Twelve business honors students earn degrees

Twelve business honors students earn degrees
May 19, 2020

Twelve Walker College of Business honors students graduate from Appalachian State University for Spring 2020.

Walker College round up: new graduates honored at academic year-end

Walker College round up: new graduates honored at academic year-end
May 19, 2020

"During the novel coronavirus pandemic, as universities across the country deliver course content online, celebrating student achievement remains...

Dr. Joseph Cazier, left, and Dr. James Wilkes, members of Appalachian’s Center for Analytics Research and Education (CARE) team, check on beehives installed on Howard Street in Boone. Cazier is a professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems, and Wilkes is a professor in the Department of Computer Science.

Counting bees, because bees count — App State creates pollinator-tracking app
May 18, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” is a saying attributed to Peter Drucker (1909–2005), one of the most widely known and...

Sirisha Karra

Management major selected to speak at Walker College Commencement ceremony
May 16, 2020

Sirisha Karra, from Cary, North Carolina, was selected as the Spring 2020 student speaker for the...

Six business students at Appalachian State University named junior marshals

Six business students at Appalachian State University named junior marshals
May 16, 2020

Appalachian State University's first-ever virtual Commencement ceremony features a talk by author, journalist and radio and TV personality...

Holland Fellows

2020 Holland Fellows Graduates
May 14, 2020

Holland Fellows is an applied business experience made possible by the generous endowment of Bill Holland. While he cohort would typically be...