News

App State finance students take continental title, advance to global finals round of CFA Institute Research Challenge

App State finance students take continental title, advance to global finals round of CFA Institute Research Challenge
Apr 21, 2021

Out of more than 1,200 participating universities, Appalachian State University's Broyhill Fellows team has been named Americas Regional Champions in the ...

Green Belt Mitchell Powers offers fellow students' advice on Six Sigma Certification

Green Belt Mitchell Powers offers fellow students' advice on Six Sigma Certification
Apr 21, 2021

Appalachian State University MBA student Mitchell Powers has earned Green Belt Certification from the Council of Six Sigma Certification. 

Katie Cole, left, and Matthew Scott, right, provided a how-to for App State leaders to safely conduct in-person ceremonies during COVID-19

App State insurance students help implement in-person commencement during COVID-19
Apr 21, 2021

Members of the AppRISE research cohort have helped leaders at Appalachian State University mitigate the risk associated with in-person events and plan a series of in-person graduation exercises...

Chris Zaman, of Cary, has been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad — virtually or in person — in 2021.

International business, supply chain management double major earns Gilman Scholarship
Mar 8, 2021

Appalachian State University senior Chris Zaman, who is double majoring in ...

Brantley Center invites students of all majors to join book club

Brantley Center invites students of all majors to join book club
Feb 21, 2021

Join the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center in their annual Book Club!

This year the book is We Can't Talk About That at Work, ...

Dr. Scott Hunsinger to serve as chair of the Department of Computer Information Systems in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University

Dr. Scott Hunsinger to serve as chair of the Department of Computer Information Systems in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University
Feb 16, 2021

Dr. Scott Hunsinger has been named chair for the Department of Computer Information Systems in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian...

Alumnus, Vixster CEO named 2021 'Influential Leader'

Alumnus, Vixster CEO named 2021 'Influential Leader'
Feb 16, 2021

Appalachian State University alumnus Zak Ammar '15 is one of 25 business school graduates across the globe honored by AACSB International (AACSB...

Accounting students to host young alumni for virtual panel discussion on networking, mentoring and sponsorship

Accounting students to host young alumni for virtual panel discussion on networking, mentoring and sponsorship
Feb 15, 2021

Networking, mentoring, sponsorship... you've heard these terms and you know they're important for your future career, but how do you get started...

Bowden Investment Group releases January 2021 update

Bowden Investment Group releases January 2021 update
Feb 15, 2021

Appalachian State University's Bowden Investment Group (BIG) recently...

Marketing professor advises on pandemic-era job market

Marketing professor advises on pandemic-era job market
Feb 15, 2021

Appalachian State University Assistant Professor of Marketing Lubna Nafees recently offered some advice about the pandemic-era job market to...

Free tax help for App State students, faculty and staff members

Free tax help for App State students, faculty and staff members
Feb 10, 2021

The Department of Accounting in the Walker College of Business will host a free tax help lab for...

App State finance faculty member to serve as NAIC research fellow

App State finance faculty member to serve as NAIC research fellow
Feb 10, 2021

Dr. Jamie Parson, an assistant professor of finance in Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business has been named a...

Walker College professors earn grant funding from Dean's Club

Walker College professors earn grant funding from Dean's Club
Feb 8, 2021

The Walker College of Business Dean's Club has awarded innovation grants to 19  tenured and tenure track business faculty members at Appalachian...