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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...

Appalachian releases the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the Spring 2022 semester

Appalachian releases the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the Spring 2022 semester
May 13, 2022

Appalachian State University has released the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the spring 2022 semester.

Seven hundred and sixteen...

Whitehead attains QM course certification for MBA 5110, economics for decision making

Whitehead attains QM course certification for MBA 5110, economics for decision making
May 9, 2022

John Whitehead, a professor in the Department of Economics in Appalachian State University’s Walker...

Marketing student earns top spot in CSS Cold Calling Competition

Marketing student earns top spot in CSS Cold Calling Competition
May 5, 2022

Appalachian State University senior marketing student Sam Cheatham has earned first place in the Collegiate Sales Society (CSS) Spring 2022 CSS...

App State Deputy Director of Athletics Jonathan Reeder speaking to Business of Sports Class Spring 2022

Building the next generation of successful sports entrepreneurs
May 4, 2022

By Chelsea Gulliver

Football, baseball and soccer, oh my!

The worldwide social phenomena of sports is a universal...

Winners Announced: 6th Annual Boone Area Chamber of Commerce 4 Under 40 Awards

Parson named top educational professional 'under 40' by Boone Chamber
May 2, 2022

Dr. Jamie Parson, a Walker College of Business associate professor of finance and Appalachian State University's interim chief diversity officer...

28 business students recognized as ‘App State Best’ for 2022

28 business students recognized as ‘App State Best’ for 2022
May 1, 2022

Approximately 200 gathered on April 22 to celebrate the academic and leadership achievements of students in the Walker college of Business at...

Dr. John Whitehead, center, has received the Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies' 100 Scholars Research Award

Walker College economics professor earns 100 Scholars Research Award
Apr 24, 2022

Appalachian State University's Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies has named...

Pamela Mars Wright, former chair and director of the board that governs the $40 billion Mars Inc., delivered the 63rd Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished Lecture on March 17 at Appalachian State University’s Holmes Convocation Center.

Pamela Mars Wright, former Mars Inc. chair, gives 63rd Boyles Lecture at App State
Apr 19, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Pamela Mars Wright, former chair and director of the board that governs the $40 billion Mars Inc., delivered the 63rd Harlan E....

Pollock '16, an accounting grad student at App State, has secured a prestigious GASB internship

Pollock '16, an accounting grad student at App State, has secured a prestigious GASB internship
Apr 19, 2022

A Master of Science in Accounting graduate student at Appalachian State University has been selected for a postgraduate technical assistant...

RIMS Challenge Team Wins First Place in International Competition

RIMS Challenge Team Wins First Place in International Competition
Apr 17, 2022

Four Appalachian State University students won first place in the international 2022 RIMS Spencer Risk Management Challenge....