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February 21 event to feature Black alumni and straight talk on navigating the career maze
Feb 19, 2024

On Wednesday, February 21, the Walker College of Business will celebrate Black History Month with a Courageous Conversation, Straight Talk...

Stanley Cup

Alumna featured: 'secret' behind the dramatic rise of the Stanley cup? Women.
Feb 19, 2024

App State alumna Lauren Solomon, the national sales director at Stanley, played a key role in making the Stanley Quencher one of the most popular water bottles in the country.

pp State’s online bachelor’s programs and graduate programs in business, education and nursing rank among the nation’s best for 2024, according to U.S. News & World Report, which recognized the university in its annual “Best Online Programs” rankings.

App State Online bachelor’s, master’s programs named among nation's ‘best’ for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report
Feb 18, 2024

The annual U.S. News rankings recognized App State business, education and nursing programs

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University has strengthened its standing among the nation’s best...

From left are Taylor Nicol, Alayna Speer, Cole Blake, Jaime Ziegenfuss Whitehead, Nicholas Fox, Maddison McPherson, Cristina Sanchez, Allie Hollis, Bianca Gonzalez-Torres, Emelie Rodriguez, Chloe Borchers, and Samuel Blevins.

12 attend management accountants leadership conference in Detroit
Nov 20, 2023

Twelve Appalachian State University students traveled to Detroit, Michigan November 9-11 for the annual Institute of Management Accountants (IMA...

Global Good conference helps 'revision tourism' to be better for the planet
Nov 14, 2023

On November 10, 2023, Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business hosted Global Good, a full-day conference centered around the...

New Epsilon Kappa members of Beta Alpha Psi in Fall 2023

Accounting club earns 'superior' status from international organization, Beta Alpha Psi
Nov 2, 2023

Appalachian State University's Epsilon Kappa chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) has achieved Superior status for the past academic year,...

Join us for the 2023 Accounting Summit: Friday, December 1st, 8am-5pm

Accounting Summit to be held December 1
Oct 31, 2023

The Walker College of Business will host a one-day Accounting Summit on Friday, December 1, 2023.

The event provides accounting...

Dean's Club research to be presented in Peacock Hall on October 26

Dean's Club research presented in Peacock Hall
Oct 11, 2023

Fourteen research projects were presented at the 2023 Walker College of Business Dean's Club Research Poster Session on Thursday, October 26....

Keira Andrews, Carmen Concepcion, Carolina Davidson, Nevaeh Knox, Hannah Lackey, Cassidy Rogers, Ginny Shires, Amani Stanley and Sharon Ware participated in a close-up tour of the New York financial world as part of the 2023 Women in Financial Services Initiative

Student women experience New York City through the lens of finance, banking and insurance
Oct 11, 2023

September 20-24, nine student women from Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business traveled to New York City (NYC) for a close-up...

WCOB staff member earns 'excellence in advising' award for 2023

WCOB staff member earns 'excellence in advising' award for 2023
Oct 4, 2023

Jaalen Corpening, an academic advisor in the Walker College of Business, earned the 2023 Excellence in Advising Advisor Award for Professional...

Eggers named Sumner Insurance Distinguished Scholar

Eggers named Sumner Insurance Distinguished Scholar
Oct 2, 2023

Austin Eggers, an associate professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Finance, Banking...

App State Chancellor Sheri Everts, center, with the 2023 members of App State’s Bell Ringers Society. Pictured with Everts, from left to right, are Bob Snead ’55 ’57, Rebecca Eggers-Gryder ’83, Dr. Harvey Durham, J.P. Neri, Bruce Guy and Linda Guy.

App State celebrates 124 years of history with Founders Day festivities
Sep 27, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University celebrated its sixth annual Founders Day on Sept. 7 to commemorate the first day of classes held in...