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Walker College to hold September 4 information session for students interested in studying business in Asia
Jul 18, 2024

Info Session

An information session for Appalachian State University students interested in participating in the Holland fellows program, will be held Wednesday, September 4 at 5:00 p.m...

John Whitehead

Whitehead named AERE fellow
Jul 9, 2024

John Whitehead, a professor of economics at Appalachian State University, has earned an AERE Fellows Award, the highest honor in the field of environmental and resource economics. 

From left are Carson Smith, Shanaoha Locklear, Sydney Mills, FBLA-Collegiate National President Toby Neal, Justin Schroeder, Athena Ackerman and Addison Kocell.

App State students excel at FBLA National Leadership Conference, Schroeder wins national championship in Parliamentary Procedure
Jul 9, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Justin Schroeder ’24 MGT of Matthews, North Carolina has earned the Future Business Leaders of America – Collegiate’s 2024 national champion for Parliamentary Procedure.

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App State Alumnus Bob Hatley

An iBackAPP Day challenge: Alumnus Bob Hatley invites support for the Peacock Hall addition
Mar 6, 2024

On March 6, 2024, Appalachian State University alumnus Bob Hatley '72 invited the Walker College Network to 'Back APP' by supporting the...

Walker College Alumni Alyssa Bouchard, Omar Gonzalez

‘How I funded my App State education’
Feb 20, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Being a Mountaineer doesn’t have to come with a mountain of debt. As App State alums can attest, you might be surprised by just how...

February 21 event to feature Black alumni and straight talk on navigating the career maze
Feb 19, 2024

On Wednesday, February 21, the Walker College of Business will celebrate Black History Month with a Courageous Conversation, ...

Stanley Cup

Alumna featured: 'secret' behind the dramatic rise of the Stanley cup? Women.
Feb 19, 2024

App State alumna Lauren Solomon, the national sales director at Stanley, played a key role in making the Stanley Quencher one of the most popular...

pp State’s online bachelor’s programs and graduate programs in business, education and nursing rank among the nation’s best for 2024, according to U.S. News & World Report, which recognized the university in its annual “Best Online Programs” rankings.

App State Online bachelor’s, master’s programs named among nation's ‘best’ for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report
Feb 18, 2024

The annual U.S. News rankings recognized App State business, education and nursing programs

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University has...

Matthew Makdad, P.E.

MBA alumnus to lead New River Light and Power
Feb 15, 2024

Matthew Makdad, P.E., has been named general manager of Appalachian State University’s New River Light and Power (NRLP).

From left are Kristina Moore, Justin Schroeder and Sally Dillon

Management students earn first place in FLBA-C case competition
Feb 6, 2024

Appalachian State University students Justin Schroeder, Kristina Moore, and Sally Dillon have won first place in an FBLA case competition.

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Catastrophe Insurance Underwriting Profitability: Investigating Company Loss Performance
Feb 5, 2024

A team of finance students from Appalachian State University recently completed a months-long consulting project in data analytics with an...

UGA's Stock Pitch Competition: Crafting Winning Strategies
Feb 5, 2024

Two separate teams of Appalachian State University students set their sights on the University of Georgia's Stock Pitch Competition. 

Spencer-RIMS RISK Challenge: Evaluating Municipal Risks

Spencer-RIMS RISK Challenge: Evaluating Municipal Risks
Feb 5, 2024

A team of finance students from Appalachian State University took on the RISK Challenge, an international case competition sponsored anually by...