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Professional Development Series - Salary Negotiation
Oct 15, 2020

The Walker College of Business, through the Business Career Services Office, offers webinars for undergraduate and graduate students on...

Bowden Investment Group students during Fall 2020 semester

Students continue to manage real portfolio and gain hands-on experience in finance industry
Oct 15, 2020

Appalachian State University's Bowden Investment Group (BIG) recently published its September 2020 BIG Update, which includes...

Nine named Sywassink Awardees for Excellence in the Walker College

Nine named Sywassink Awardees for Excellence in the Walker College
Oct 9, 2020

Nine faculty and staff members in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business have been recognized with Sywassink Awards for Excellence.

Left: Dr. Tammy Kowalczyk, professor in the Department of Accounting, is one of the 2020 Innovation Scholars awardees. Right: Dr. Maureen MacNamara, assistant professor in the Department of Social Work, is one of the 2020 Innovation Scholars awardees. Photos by Chase Reynolds

2020 winners announced for Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program at App State
May 19, 2020

Appalachian State University recently announced the 2020 recipients of...

App State researchers estimate lost economic activity of $52.4 million due to April restaurant closures

App State researchers estimate lost economic activity of $52.4 million due to April restaurant closures
May 19, 2020

The economic impact of COVID-19-related restaurant and bar closures in April 2020, alone, is estimated as $52.4 million in lost gross regional...

Twelve business honors students earn degrees

Twelve business honors students earn degrees
May 19, 2020

Twelve Walker College of Business honors students graduate from Appalachian State University for Spring 2020.

Walker College round up: new graduates honored at academic year-end

Walker College round up: new graduates honored at academic year-end
May 19, 2020

"During the novel coronavirus pandemic, as universities across the country deliver course content online, celebrating student achievement remains...

Dr. Joseph Cazier, left, and Dr. James Wilkes, members of Appalachian’s Center for Analytics Research and Education (CARE) team, check on beehives installed on Howard Street in Boone. Cazier is a professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems, and Wilkes is a professor in the Department of Computer Science.

Counting bees, because bees count — App State creates pollinator-tracking app
May 18, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” is a saying attributed to Peter Drucker (1909–2005), one of the most widely known and...

Sirisha Karra

Management major selected to speak at Walker College Commencement ceremony
May 16, 2020

Sirisha Karra, from Cary, North Carolina, was selected as the Spring 2020 student speaker for the...

Six business students at Appalachian State University named junior marshals

Six business students at Appalachian State University named junior marshals
May 16, 2020

Appalachian State University's first-ever virtual Commencement ceremony features a talk by author, journalist and radio and TV personality...

Holland Fellows

2020 Holland Fellows Graduates
May 14, 2020

Holland Fellows is an applied business experience made possible by the generous endowment of Bill Holland. While he cohort would typically be...

Master's degree candidates named outstanding achievers by Walker College of Business

Master's degree candidates named outstanding achievers by Walker College of Business
May 14, 2020

Fifteen graduate students have been named high achievers by the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University.

Alumnus, clothing designer featured in 'Think Christian McCaffrey looks fly?' article

Alumnus, clothing designer featured in 'Think Christian McCaffrey looks fly?' article
May 12, 2020

Appalachian State University alumnus Edward "Mitch" Purgason '15 is a clothing designer based out of Charlotte, North Carolina. He's worked with...