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App State professor awarded ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity in information technology

App State professor awarded ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity in information technology
Jul 27, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — A persistent gap exists between the number of men and women in the information technology (IT) field: At colleges and universities across the U.S., only 28% of IT faculty are women...

Welcome Back to Walker Reception

Walker College welcomes back students, community with snacks, t-shirts Aug. 16
Jul 22, 2021

The Walker College of Business will host a Welcome Back to Walker reception in Peacock Hall on the first day of classes, Monday, August 16.

Between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., students,...

Walker College alumnus, Business Advisory Council Member Emeritus Jamie Harris joins App State's Board of Trustees

Walker College alumnus, Business Advisory Council Member Emeritus Jamie Harris joins App State's Board of Trustees
Jul 20, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — In June, the North Carolina General Assembly appointed two new trustees to serve on Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees...

Dr. Jamie Parson has been named the interim chief diversity officer for Appalachian State University, effective May 10.

Dr. Jamie Parson named interim chief diversity officer at App State
May 11, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Jamie Parson has been named interim chief diversity officer at Appalachian State University, effective May 10.

Dr. Heather Hulburt Norris has been named provost and executive vice chancellor at Appalachian State University, effective May 7.

Dr. Heather Hulburt Norris named provost and executive vice chancellor at App State
May 11, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Heather Hulburt Norris has been named provost and executive vice chancellor at Appalachian State University, effective May 7....

Gopika Malik and Matt Stocker

Malik, Stocker achieve Google Cloud Ready Certification
May 11, 2021

Gopika Malik and Matt Stocker, Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics students at Appalachian State University, have achieved Google’s Cloud...

Kyle Allen has been named executive director of development for the Walker College

Allen named executive director of development for the Walker College
May 10, 2021

Mr. Kyle Allen has been named executive director of development for the...

Student Spotlight- International Business & Global Studies Student Reflects on Study Abroad Experiences
May 7, 2021

The past year has looked nothing as it has before. Ever since March 2020, we have been adjusting to a new lifestyle. The global pandemic has...

From top left, clockwise, are Jacqueline Cooper, Sam Crouse, Sean James, Matthew Scott, Caleb Wright, Megan Winter, David Vaudo and Sophia Lang

Eight earn business honors at App State
May 6, 2021

Eight students have graduated from Appalachian State University with business honors from the Walker College of Business. 

Logan Decker, left, and Caleb Garbuio have earned Brashear Prizes

Two earn Brashear undergraduate research prizes
May 4, 2021

Five seniors from Appalachian State University have participated in the 2021 Brashear Research Competition, and two have been honored with...

Lampe, Schaefer, Cook and Chesson appointed to App State’s Board of Trustees

Lampe, Schaefer, Cook and Chesson appointed to App State’s Board of Trustees
May 4, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — In its April 22 meeting, the University of North Carolina System Board of Governors re-appointed two members and appointed two new...

Panwar earns 2020-21 Green E Award

Panwar earns 2020-21 Green E Award
Apr 29, 2021

Dr. Rajat Panwar, a professor of sustainable business, has earned the 2020-21 Green E Award at Appalachian State University.