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Business of Sports to bring App State alumni, sports authorities to campus

Business of Sports to bring App State alumni, sports authorities to campus March 5
Feb 20, 2020

On Thursday, March 5, the Walker College of Business will host the Business of Sports, a one-day event for Appalachian State University students, faculty and community members to...

Appalachian hospitality and tourism students network through class presentations, enjoy high career placement rates

Appalachian hospitality and tourism students network through class presentations, enjoy high career placement rates
Feb 20, 2020

Appalachian State University's Hospitality and Tourism Management program is well known for providing students regular interaction with professionals in the industry. 

 Accounting students provide free tax help for Appalachian community members through April 15

Accounting students provide free tax help for Appalachian community members through April 15
Feb 20, 2020

The Department of Accounting in the Walker College of Business will once again host a free tax help lab for Appalachian State University students, faculty and staff. 

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Dr. Nana Vezi-Magigaba

Visiting South African professor shares expertise in social entrepreneurship with Walker students
Nov 4, 2019

This fall, Walker College of Business students have the opportunity to learn more about social entrepreneurship through an international lens...

24 hour marketing event helps local nonprofits generate business
Nov 1, 2019

While most students spend their Saturdays on the Blue Ridge Parkway or watching TV, a group of 24 students spent their weekend of Oct. 26 and 27...

Dr. Todd Cherry, left, and Dr. Joseph Cazier, with their 2019 Green E Awards at the Walker College of Business’ fifth annual Business for Good conference, held on Appalachian’s campus Friday, Oct. 18. Cherry is a professor in and chair of the college’s Department of Economics, and Cazier is a professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and executive director of the college’s Center for Analytics Research and Education (CARE).

2019 Green E Awards honor ‘sustainable business champions’ at App State
Nov 1, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — The Walker College of Business (WCOB) at Appalachian State University recently honored...

Appalachian Chancellor Sheri Everts, far left, with the faculty members recognized during the university’s Fall 2019 Faculty and Staff Meeting held Friday, Sept. 6, on Appalachian’s campus. Professor of accounting Ken Brackney is second from left.

Accounting professor recognized for excellence in teaching
Oct 24, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University recognized seven faculty members for excellence in teaching during its Fall 2019 Faculty and Staff...

Ratcliffe, pictured left, is a member of the Kraut Creek Ramblers, a band are known for their traditional mountain music.

We are Walker: Aaron Ratcliffe
Oct 23, 2019

We are Walker

The Walker College of Business values diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance...

The Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management recently welcomed travel blogger, social media influencer and IT recruiter for Amazon Web Services Becca Ingle to present on her experiences during a digital marketing class (MKT 3225-101).

In Pictures: marketing classroom welcomes social influencer
Oct 23, 2019

A key component to the Walker Experience at Appalachian State University is classroom learning with industry professionals. 

Inside an Appalachian Internship
Oct 21, 2019

Many of the Walker College of Business students participate in internships during their time at Appalachian State University. Internships are an...

In Pictures: Walker Business Connections

In Pictures: Walker Business Connections
Oct 21, 2019

A student and employer connect during the Oct. 10 Walker Business Connections event in the Holmes Convocation Center on Appalachian State...