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Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business and its on-campus MBA program have been recognized among the best in the nation for 2022, according to The Princeton Review. Pictured is App State’s Kenneth E. Peacock Hall, home to Walker College.

App State’s ‘outstanding’ MBA program recognized by The Princeton Review
Jan 21, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — The Princeton Review has named App State’s Walker College of Business (WCOB) in its “The Best Business Schools 2022” list, which...

Dr. Pennie Bagley, Dr. Ken Brackney

Bagley, Brackney named Peacock Accounting Professors
Jan 14, 2022

Two Appalachian State University professors have been appointed to the ...

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Insurance professor on "Climate Change and the Outlook for Commercial Insurance"
Jan 12, 2022

David Marlett, Appalachian State University's IIANC Distinguished Professor of Insurance and Managing Director of the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center in the...

Oct. 29 Shared reading event explores what it means to be Black in the US

Oct. 29 Shared reading event explores what it means to be Black in the US
Oct 24, 2021

The Walker College of Business invites community members to participate in a shared reading book discussion on Friday, October 29 at 1:00pm. 

 L to R: Hal Hood (LifeStore Bank), Brian Greer (LifeStore Bank), Carolynn Johnson (Watauga County Sheriff’s Department), Stephen Poulos (Watauga County Parks & Recreation), Bob Gates (Boone Sunrise Rotary), Nick Friedman (Boone Sunrise Rotary), John Eckman (Boone Sunrise Rotary), Lynne Mason (Boone Sunrise Rotary), Maria Whaley (BRC), Ben Lucas (BRC), Charlie Brady (BRC), Wendy Patoprsty (BRC), Carolina Poteat (BRC), Leila Jackson (BRC), Sally Tatum (Grandfather Mountain Vineyard), Steve Tatum (Grandfather

Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Holds 72nd Annual Membership Meeting, Announces 2021 Community Awards
Oct 13, 2021

According to the High Country Press, the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce held its 72nd Annual Membership Meeting Oct. 12, during which local...

Business faculty and staff members among most helpful at App State

Business faculty and staff members among most helpful at App State
Oct 11, 2021

Eighteen faculty and staff members in the Walker College of Business were named among the most helpful at Appalachian...

How does sleep affect your decisions? App State’s Dr. David Dickinson conducts grant-funded studies to find out

How does sleep affect your decisions? App State’s Dr. David Dickinson conducts grant-funded studies to find out
Sep 29, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Have you ever wondered if poor sleep begets poor choices? Appalachian State University faculty member Dr. David Dickinson has...

Dean's Club Research featured in Peacock Hall October 14

Dean's Club Research featured in Peacock Hall October 14
Sep 28, 2021

Twenty-seven business research projects were presented at the 2021 Walker College of Business Dean's Club Research Poster Session...

Marketing researchers examine motivations for a favorite American tradition: tailgating

Marketing researchers examine motivations for a favorite American tradition: tailgating
Sep 28, 2021

Research from faculty at Appalachian State University examines a favorite American tradition: tailgating -- and what motivates us to participate...

Student economists estimate the economic impact of Blue Ridge Brutal

Student economists estimate the economic impact of Blue Ridge Brutal
Sep 27, 2021

Students from Appalachian State University's student chapter of the National Association for Business Economics and faculty in...

Data analytics graduate student to attend SouthEast SAS Users Group conference

Data analytics graduate student to attend SouthEast SAS Users Group conference
Sep 27, 2021

Appalachian State University graduate student Gopika Malik has received an academic student grant to attend the...

New faculty research highlight: Santosh Nandi

New faculty research highlight: Santosh Nandi
Sep 22, 2021

Santosh Nandi, an assistant professor of management at Appalachian State University, has recently published two research papers.