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In Pictures: App State business students in Mexico
Mar 28, 2020

During Appalachian State University's spring break, undergraduates from the Walker College of Business visited the Yucatán peninsula and the University of Quintana Roo as part of their Business,...

Chase Warrington '08 and his wife, Allison, and their 50-pound husky Koda in Valencia, Spain, where they live and work remotely

Walker College alumnus offers tips for employees working from home
Mar 26, 2020

Working remotely is top-of-mind for many Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Sandra Vannoy is an Ashe County native who has served in a variety of roles in the Walker College of Business, including acting dean

Vannoy featured in Mountain Times publications
Mar 23, 2020

A recent post from Mountain Times publications features Walker College of Business Dean Sandra Vannoy.

Vannoy, "an Ashe County native who grew up on a farm in Todd beside the New River,...

Appalachian alumni Bradley Rhyne ’07 and Filipe Ho ’07 to open new retail space next month

Charlotte based menswear brand Ole Mason Jar announces new location in Southend's Design Center of the Carolinas
Jan 22, 2020

Men's clothing company OLE MASON JAR, founded in Charlotte in 2013 by two graduates of Appalachian State University (Bradley Rhyne and Filipe Ho...

Appalachian launches professional certificate in business analytics

Appalachian launches professional certificate in business analytics
Jan 22, 2020

New for Spring 2020, Appalachian State University will offer a certificate in business analytics for working professionals.

The non-...

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Economic forecast: 2020 will continue upswing in economy trends
Jan 21, 2020

BLOWING ROCK — The nation is in its 11th year of economic expansion and there is "not a recession in sight," according to local economist Harry...

Walker College welcomes five new faculty members for Spring 2020 term
Jan 13, 2020

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University announces the appointments of five new faculty members and two new staff members...

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Walker College of Business students are invited to participate in student research on financial characteristics and behaviors of Appalachian State University students.
Jan 13, 2020

Under the direction of finance professor and faculty research advisor Brandy Hadley, senior finance and banking major and honors student Tristan...

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Appalachian releases the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the Fall 2019 semester
Jan 9, 2020

Appalachian State University has released the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the fall 2019 semester.

Five hundred and ninety five...

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Walker College alumnus named director The Prince of Wales's Accounting for Sustainability (A4S) US CFO Leadership Network
Jan 9, 2020

Walker College of Business alumnus Brad Sparks ACC ’97 ’98 has been named director of The Prince of Wales's Accounting for...

App State accounting students help foster children have happy holidays
Dec 31, 2019

App State student members of Beta Alpha Psi, the international honorary organization for accounting/financial information students, helped spread...