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Senior actuarial science major Malik Hargrave, from Lexington, is president of Appalachian State University’s National Pan-Hellenic Council and chair of the Chancellor’s Student Advisory Board for Diversity Recruitment. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Appalachian actuarial science major seizes opportunities ‘with full force’
May 15, 2018

Actuaries provide the statistical probability of an event occurring, so when actuarial science major Malik Hargrave says not to take any opportunity for granted, it isn't cliché advice — it's...

Walker College to offer Summer STEM program for girls

Walker College to offer Summer STEM program for girls
May 10, 2018

Appalachian State University will offer Aspire IT, a summer outreach program that aims to increase diverse...

A lower quantity and quality of students enroll at a university after men’s basketball scandals, according to a working paper co-authored in the Walker College of Business. Al Sermeno Photography/Shutterstock.com

Tournament bans impact universities’ enrollment, Appalachian study finds
May 5, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Does a university’s athletic scandal impact its enrollment? Yes, according to a working paper by Appalachian State University faculty released in April.

Appalachian professor awarded UNC Greensboro funding for BRIDGES project

Appalachian professor awarded UNC Greensboro funding for BRIDGES project
Mar 30, 2018

Dr. Lakshmi S. Iyer has received $98,696 from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Dr. Iyer, Co-PI, along with PI Dr. Heidi...

From left: Dalton Stout, Lucas Stinson, Avery Dobbins, Daniel Paprocki, Ed Hassler, Brandy Hadley, Dan Emery and Joseph Cazier during the 2018 Appalachian Research in Business Symposium

Analytics students present at Appalachian Research in Business Symposium
Mar 30, 2018

Walker College of Business students presented analytics research at the...

Alumni from Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business will speak at the 10th annual Global Opportunities Conference on Friday, April 13 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm in the Plemmons Student Union on Appalachian State University's campus.

Alumni to return to campus to speak about the importance of a global mindset
Mar 29, 2018

Alumni from Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business will speak at the 10th annual Global Opportunities Conference...

Walker Spring Connect 2018
Mar 29, 2018

On February 22, 2018, Walker Spring Connect provided the foundation for long-lasting relationships that...

Chancellor Sheri N. Everts of Appalachian State University with Richard G. Sparks, who received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree during Fall Commencement December 10, 2016 for his service to the community. Photo by Marie Freeman.

Richard Sparks reflects on teaching, learning and partnerships
Mar 28, 2018

Sometimes in life, things come full circle. Richard Sparks, a two-time graduate of Appalachian who holds a bachelor's degree in health care...

From left, Keirsten Henson, Dawn Medlin and Victoria Fowler prepare for the annual security conference

Business students present research at 17th annual Security Conference
Mar 27, 2018

Appalachian State University students Keirsten Henson and Victoria Fowler presented their research at the...

US News & World Report includes Appalachian in ‘Best Graduate Schools’

US News & World Report includes Appalachian in ‘Best Graduate Schools’
Mar 27, 2018

Appalachian State University ranks among U.S. News & World Report's 2019 Best Graduate Schools for its master's programs in business,...

China Trip 2018

Excitement and Experience Abound in Trip to China
Mar 27, 2018

China is a country full of history and wonder, allowing for experiences that can't be had anywhere else.

During Appalachian State...

Cazier first business professor to be inducted into Appalachian's Academy of Outstanding Graduate Mentors

Cazier first business professor to be inducted into Appalachian's Academy of Outstanding Graduate Mentors
Mar 27, 2018

Dr. Joseph Cazier, professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management and director of the...

Appalachian students earn first place in 2018 Charlotte Hackathon (Photo by Pete Murphy)

Appalachian data analytics students win Charlotte Hackathon
Mar 24, 2018

Students from Appalachian State University earned the top honors in the 2018 Charlotte Hackathon March 23-24, winning a $10,000 prize for their...