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Senior actuarial science major Malik Hargrave, from Lexington, is president of Appalachian State University’s National Pan-Hellenic Council and chair of the Chancellor’s Student Advisory Board for Diversity Recruitment. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Appalachian actuarial science major seizes opportunities ‘with full force’
May 15, 2018

Actuaries provide the statistical probability of an event occurring, so when actuarial science major Malik Hargrave says not to take any opportunity for granted, it isn't cliché advice — it's...

Walker College to offer Summer STEM program for girls

Walker College to offer Summer STEM program for girls
May 10, 2018

Appalachian State University will offer Aspire IT, a summer outreach program that aims to increase diverse...

A lower quantity and quality of students enroll at a university after men’s basketball scandals, according to a working paper co-authored in the Walker College of Business. Al Sermeno Photography/Shutterstock.com

Tournament bans impact universities’ enrollment, Appalachian study finds
May 5, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Does a university’s athletic scandal impact its enrollment? Yes, according to a working paper by Appalachian State University faculty released in April.

Graduate students at Appalachian's first-ever graduate career fair for business students

First-ever graduate career fair takes career services to new heights
Mar 21, 2018

Graduate students at Appalachian State University had a new opportunity to engage with employers during the 2017-18 academic year. 

Lord Dr. Michael Hastings
Mar 21, 2018

This year, for the Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished Lecture Series, Appalachian State and Walker College are pleased to welcome Lord Dr. Michael...

Twelve Appalachian State University students traveled to London with Brantley Board of Advisors members during the university's spring break, March 5-9, as part of a Walker College of Business international markets course.

RMI students and Brantley board members travel to London during spring break
Mar 20, 2018

Twelve Appalachian State University students traveled to London during the university's spring break, March 5-9, as part of a Walker College of...

Shawn Bergman, Director of the Walker College of Business Professional Education Program at Appalachian State University

Bergman named director of the Walker College of Business professional education program
Mar 15, 2018

Dr. Shawn Bergman has been named director of the Walker College of Business Professional Education Program at...

Computer information systems and supply chain management professor Beth Ellington, Charlotte City Councilman James Mitchell, Jr., Emily Turner and Josh Conner at the Institute for Supply Management Carolinas-Virginia Chapter's Spring Conference Student Case Competition

Computer information and supply chain majors earn second place in case competition
Mar 14, 2018

Walker College of Business students participated in the Institute for Supply Management Carolinas-Virginia Chapter's Spring Conference Student...

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Economics professor's research featured in Federal Reserve article
Mar 12, 2018

Research on NASCAR from Walker College of Business economics professor Pete Groothuis was recently referenced in an article posted by the Federal...

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Economics professor continues decision-making research
Mar 12, 2018

Appalachian State University professor of economics, David Dickinson, along with colleagues Sean Drummond, Clare Anderson and...

Dean's Update: March 2018
Mar 12, 2018

Preparing Women for Business Success

Lord Michael Hastings will speak as Appalachian State University's 60th Boyles Distinguished Lecturer

60th Boyles Lecture planned for March 23
Mar 11, 2018

"If Only I Had Planted a Tree: Distraction and the Billion Dollar Opportunity"
Dr. Michael Hastings, Lord of...

Dr. Carol Kline of Appalachian State University, Dr. Dana Clark of Appalachian State University (2018 Winners Circle Award Recipient), North Carolina Department of Commerce Secretary Tony Copeland (Photo by North Carolina Tourism)

Hospitality and tourism professor earns Winners Circle Award
Mar 6, 2018

Dr. Dana Clark, a professor of management at Appalachian State University, has earned a 2018 Winners Circle Award from Visit North...