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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...

Hooding invitation

Spring 2021 Commencement ceremonies for business graduates
Apr 27, 2021

Commencement is the ultimate celebration of one of the most significant accomplishments of our students' lifetimes. Appalachian State University...

Marketing professor earns teaching award from UNC Board of Governors

Marketing professor earns teaching award from UNC Board of Governors
Apr 27, 2021

Six App State faculty members were recently honored by the UNC Board of Governors with campus-based awards for their innovative teaching methods...

Marketing professor offers advice on cheap car insurance

Marketing professor offers advice on cheap car insurance in NC
Apr 27, 2021

Appalachian State University Marketing Professor Lubna Nafees has been featured as an expert in a WalletHub article describing 2021’s “best cheap...

Enactus Appalachian wins early stage competition at 21 National Exposition

Enactus Appalachian wins early stage competition at '21 National Exposition
Apr 26, 2021

For the second consecutive year, Appalachian State University students have competed -- and won -- in the Early Stage Competition during the...

Data analytics students earn top spot at data dive

Data analytics students earn top spot at data dive
Apr 26, 2021

Students in Appalachian State University's Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics (MSADA) program have earned first place in Arch Mortgage...

Location offers clues to attitudes about sustainability

Location offers clues to attitudes about sustainability
Apr 26, 2021

Research from a cross-disciplinary team of Appalachian State University professors and the University of Hawaii...

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 approximately 1,000 participating universities, Appalachian State University's Broyhill Fellows team has been named...

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...

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...

Salinas named first recipient of Markel Speciality Scholarship

Salinas named first recipient of Markel Speciality Scholarship
Apr 21, 2021

Jacqueline Salinas has been named the first recipient of the ...