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Winners of the Fall 2017 pitch your idea competition
Nov 20, 2017

Jackson Barbee earned the top spot and $1,000 at the 2017 Big Idea Competition for his minimalist hiker's backpack idea. 

Student Research Appalachian State University - Alaina Doyle

Economics seniors present at Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium
Nov 17, 2017

Appalachian State University seniors Alaina Doyle and Anthony Santelle traveled to Campbell University November 4 to present their research at the...

Dr. David Schrader, a sports analytics educator from Teradata University Network, spoke with students on the campus of Appalachian State University November 14, 2017

Walker College hosts sports analytics educator
Nov 14, 2017

The Walker College of Business hosted Dr. David Schrader, a sports analytics educator from Teradata University Network, on the campus of Appalachian State...

Dean's Update: Building key relationships with industry, alumni, students and partnering organizations
Oct 5, 2017

This Saturday, thousands of alumni will return to Boone to celebrate Appalachian Homecoming, and we hope to see you!

Walker College to host game day tailgate before Saturday's homecoming football game
Oct 4, 2017

Alumni, employees and friends of the Walker College of Business are invited to drop by a pre-game tailgate this Saturday, October 7.

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 Appalachian State University's fifth annual Business Connections event was held September 27, 2017

Walker College celebrates fifth year of connecting students with employers through Business Connections
Oct 4, 2017

The Walker College of Business celebrated the fifth anniversary of Business Connections, a signature event held at...

Team Sunergy departed for the World Solar Challenge in Australia on Sept. 29. Pictured are junior Kali Smith of Connelly Springs, the team’s operations director; Director of Sustainability Lee F. Ball, the team’s faculty advisor; graduate student Dan Blakeley of Olympia, Washington, the team’s leader and project director; and sophomore Wyatt Bailey of Burlington, the team’s assistant mechanical director. Photo by Troy Tuttle

Appalachian’s Team Sunergy travels to World Solar Challenge in Australia to advise Chilean team
Oct 3, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s Team Sunergy is in Australia, assisting Chilean solar vehicle ...

 Students from Chile, Italy, Mexico, Japan and Spain joined members of Appalachian State University's International Business Student Association (IBSA) September 27 for an International Student Welcome Dinner.

International Business students host international student welcome dinner
Oct 3, 2017

 Students from Chile, Italy, Mexico, Japan and Spain joined members of Appalachian State University's International Business Student...

Dr. Olanrewaju Olaoye, center, with Meredith Church Pipes and Martin Meznar in Appalachian's Walker College of Business

Walker College to host guest lecturer from Lincoln International Business School
Sep 28, 2017

This fall Appalachian State University is hosting Olanrewaju Olaoye from the University of Lincoln's International Business...

AITP wins Student Chapter Outstanding Performance Award for 10th consecutive year
Sep 26, 2017

Appalachian State University's chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) has earned the ...