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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 of accounting at Appalachian State University, has been published in the Journal of School Choice: International Research and Reform.

Margaret and Randy Edwards, April 2022

Dr. Randy Edwards ’77 ’78: Dean's Club is a great way to provide scholarship support for many, and a high-quality education for all Walker College students
Aug 9, 2022

Dr. Randy Edwards ACC ’77 MSA ’78 is one of Appalachian State University’s longest-serving leaders.

Dr. Edwards is also a ...

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 on the local economy, features a summary by Dr....

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....

Appalachian State University’s full-time, on-campus Master of Business Administration (MBA) has been named a Tier One program by CEO Magazine — part of the publication’s “2022 Global MBA Rankings.” This year marks the sixth consecutive year App State has earned the Tier One distinction. App State’s online MBA was ranked among the top 98 international programs recognized for 2022.

App State MBA ranks among world’s top tier programs for 2022 — CEO Magazine
Apr 13, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree ranks among the world’s top tier programs, according...

Economics conference held April 8-9 focuses on environmental and natural resource policy

Economics conference held April 8-9 focuses on environmental and natural resource policy
Apr 7, 2022

The Department of Economics, the Center for Economic Research & Policy Analysis and the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State...

50th Anniversary Commemoration to be held Thursday, April 7

50th Anniversary Commemoration to be held Thursday, April 7
Apr 6, 2022

After a previously planned event was postponed during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Walker College of Business will soon commemorate its 50th...

The five Appalachian State University faculty who were accepted into and participated in the virtual 2021 BRIDGES Academic Leadership for Women program sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Pictured, from left to right, are Melissa Bryan; Dr. Melissa Gutschall; Dr. Lakshmi Iyer; Dr. Amy Milsom; and Dr. Trina Palmer.

5 App State faculty share takeaways from BRIDGES women’s leadership program
Apr 5, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — For nearly 30 years, the University of North Carolina System has supported the professional development of women in higher...

Accounting Suite to be named for Edwards on April 8

Accounting Suite to be named for Edwards on April 8
Apr 5, 2022

Appalachian State University's Board of Trustees recently approved the naming of the Department of Accounting office suite for Dr. Randy Edwards...

Dr. Sandra Vannoy named dean of App State’s Walker College of Business

Dr. Sandra Vannoy named dean of App State’s Walker College of Business
Apr 5, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — After a national search, Dr. Sandra Vannoy has been named dean of Appalachian State University’s ...

Marketing students earn second spot in national sales competition

Marketing students earn second spot in national sales competition
Apr 3, 2022

Appalachian State University students competed in the National Shore Sales Challenge, March 31 - April 2 at Salisbury University.