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Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting: Theory and Practice

Accounting professor publishes textbook on government and nonprofit accounting
Sep 16, 2017

Walker College of Business Associate Professor of Accounting Dwayne McSwain is one of four co-authors of the eleventh edition of Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting:...

Kim Kirby, Appalachian State University

Walker College director of graduate student services selected for Elevate Program
Sep 15, 2017

Walker College of Business Director of Graduate Student Services Kim Kirby has been selected as a participant of the Elevate Leadership Development Program at...

Appalachian State University students Sarah Willis, Trace Edmunds, Nikolas Kapetanich-Pittser, Jordan Silcox, Sloan Evans, Alex Angeli, and Walker College Associate Dean Sandra Vannoy stand in front of the iconic Ferris wheel at the site of the long-abandoned Pripyat amusement park near Chernobyl.

Students travel to Moscow, Kiev and Chernobyl, 31 years after nuclear disaster
Jul 19, 2017

Students from Appalachian State University recently visited Chernobyl, 31 years after the ...

Beekeeper Dr. James Wilkes ’87, chair of Appalachian’s Department of Computer Science, manages 100 bee colonies on his family farm. His scholarly research, conducted in part with Dr. Joe Cazier and Dr. Ed Hassler, includes tracking and analyzing beekeeping management practices. Photo submitted

Saving the bees: Appalachian students and faculty researchers seek to recover declining honeybee population
Jul 14, 2017

Faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences and Walker College of Business are seeking to establish a standardized platform for consistent and...

2017 MGSI participants on the Blue Ridge Parkway near the campus of Appalachian State University. Photo Credit: Josie Benfield

Twenty-four high school students on Appalachian's campus for Martha Guy Summer Institute
Jul 12, 2017

Twenty-four of North Carolina's brightest rising high school seniors are on Appalachian's campus this July, participating in the...

2017 program participants with Daniel Heinlein '07; the group visited his employer, JRG Re.

A Q&A with David Marlett, program leader for life-changing international opportunity to Bermuda, London
Jul 12, 2017

This summer, a select group of students traveled to Bermuda to study Risk Management and Insurance (RMI), with...

The Westermans in front of their home, which holds 50 solar panels and generates enough power for their family of four, with extra to share. The Westermans in front of their home, which holds 50 solar panels and generates enough power for their family of four, with extra to share.

Appalachian professors practice what they teach, operate their home at net-positive energy use with solar panels
Jul 11, 2017

Drs. Jim and Jennifer Westerman, both professors at Appalachian State University, made a decision that has saved the equivalent of 276 trees and...

Reconnect conference participants included, left to right: Jim Kupitz, Luzerne Community College; Brad Chin, West Valley College; Midge Cozzens, Rutgers University; Katrina Palmer, Appalachian State University; Mary Goodloe, Belmont University; Mary Flag, University of St. Thomas, Texas; Joyati Debnath, Winona State University; James Case, consultant, Baltimore; Violeta Vasilevska, Utah Valley University; Lila Ghemri, Texas Southern University; Sally Cockburn, Hamilton College; Ahlam Tannouri, Morgan State

Department of Mathematical Sciences hosts workshop on Sustainable Energy Consumption
Jun 30, 2017

During the month of June, the Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University welcomed...

 Walker College marketing professor's research on consumer behavior published in Journal of Consumer Marketing

Marketing professor's research on consumer behavior published in Journal of Consumer Marketing
Jun 27, 2017

Research on consumer decision making from Walker College Marketing Professor Ilgim Dara Benoit was recently...

Jason (Jie) Xiong, Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, has received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Walker College computer information systems professor earns junior faculty award
Jun 14, 2017

Professor of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management ...

Walker College of Business’ Risk Management and Insurance Program (RMI) at Appalachian State University was awarded the Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE) designation. RMI is the seventh largest program in the country.

Appalachian’s Risk Management and Insurance Program named Global Center of Insurance Excellence
Jun 9, 2017

ASU NEWS—The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University has been...