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Associate professor of finance named acting vice provost

Associate professor of finance named acting vice provost
Jun 13, 2024

Jamie Parson, an associate professor in the ...

A conceptual rendering of the cybersecurity lab to be constructed on the second floor of App State’s Hickory campus building. Note, designs for the cybersecurity lab are still in development.

App State’s new cybersecurity bachelor’s degree program begins this fall
May 31, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — This fall, Appalachian State University will begin offering a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity — the only such program offered by a University of North Carolina System institution...

Wayne and Gigi Miller

Wayne and Gigi Miller ’85: App State provided us with a launchpad for our careers
May 28, 2024


Wayne and Gigi Miller, both 1985 graduates of Appalachian State University, met on campus in Boone. Today they own and operate PrintMarketing, LLC., a full-service print management company...

Welcome Back to the Walker College of Business

Welcome Back to the Walker College of Business
Aug 21, 2022

Dear business students, faculty, and staff,

Fall 2022 term brings curricular changes, new faces, in App State’s Walker College of Business

Fall 2022 term brings curricular changes, new faces, in App State’s Walker College of Business
Aug 20, 2022

The 2022-23 academic year brings new educational offerings to students in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of...

The Walker College welcomes new business faculty for Fall 2022

The Walker College welcomes new business faculty for Fall 2022
Aug 19, 2022

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University announces the appointments of new faculty members to begin the Fall 2022 semester...

"Welcome back to App, business students" August 22 event announced

"Welcome back to App, business students" August 22 event announced
Aug 19, 2022

The Walker College of Business will host a Welcome Back to Walker reception in Peacock Hall on the first day of classes, Monday, August 22....

Accounting research investigates the internal controls of charter schools

Accounting research investigates the internal controls of charter schools
Aug 14, 2022

Research from Dr. Scot Justice, an assistant professor in the Department of...

Economic insight from Harry Davis featured in Boone Chamber's Q2 Economic Indicators Report

Economic insight from Harry Davis featured in Boone Chamber's Q2 Economic Indicators Report
Aug 8, 2022

A report from the Boone Chamber of Commerce, offering insight...

Erich Schlenker, Director of the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship in App State's Walker College of Business served as emcee for the Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy's July 22 proceedings.

In the media: Participants in the first Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy learn by doing
Aug 4, 2022

With team member Carolina Johnson looking on, Randy Jack Pollard of Holler Youth Collaborative explains elements of the team’s business model ...

'Startup Factory' series offers permanent competitive advantage for budding entrepreneurs

'Startup Factory' series offers permanent competitive advantage for budding entrepreneurs
Aug 4, 2022

Appalachian State University's TI Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) will once again host the Startup Factory -- a 10-part series that teaches and...

Harrison Gillette FIN RMI '17

Harrison Gillette '17: App State faculty, staff and alumni poured into me, now I want to pay it forward
Aug 3, 2022

Harrison Gillette FIN RMI '17 is a portfolio management senior associate with Bank of America Private Bank.

Gillette is...