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Mexico 2020 Beach

In Pictures: App State business students in Mexico
Mar 28, 2020

During Appalachian State University's spring break, undergraduates from the Walker College of Business visited the Yucatán peninsula and the University of Quintana Roo as part of their Business,...

Chase Warrington '08 and his wife, Allison, and their 50-pound husky Koda in Valencia, Spain, where they live and work remotely

Walker College alumnus offers tips for employees working from home
Mar 26, 2020

Working remotely is top-of-mind for many Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Sandra Vannoy is an Ashe County native who has served in a variety of roles in the Walker College of Business, including acting dean

Vannoy featured in Mountain Times publications
Mar 23, 2020

A recent post from Mountain Times publications features Walker College of Business Dean Sandra Vannoy.

Vannoy, "an Ashe County native who grew up on a farm in Todd beside the New River,...

Eight earn awards for outstanding international engagement

Eight earn awards for outstanding international engagement
Nov 18, 2019

Four Appalachian State University business students and four faculty members have earned awards from the Walker College of Business for...

Students earn prize money to develop business at App State's shark-tank-style pitch competition

Students earn prize money to develop business at App State's shark-tank-style pitch competition
Nov 18, 2019

Feeding backyard birds is a favorite activity amongst birdwatchers and backyard bird enthusiasts. Appalachian State University sophomore Evan...

App State accounting organization earns superior status for 27th consecutive year

App State accounting organization earns superior status for 27th consecutive year
Nov 13, 2019

Appalachian State University's chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (Epsilon Kappa Chapter) has earned Superior status for the most recent term. The...

Inaugural class of Summit Certified students

Twenty nine Walker College students are first to earn Summit Certification
Nov 8, 2019

Twenty-nine Appalachian State University students are the first to receive a new Summit Certification offered through the Brantley Risk &...

Dr. Nana Vezi-Magigaba

Visiting South African professor shares expertise in social entrepreneurship with Walker students
Nov 4, 2019

This fall, Walker College of Business students have the opportunity to learn more about social entrepreneurship through an international lens...

24 hour marketing event helps local nonprofits generate business
Nov 1, 2019

While most students spend their Saturdays on the Blue Ridge Parkway or watching TV, a group of 24 students spent their weekend of Oct. 26 and 27...

Dr. Todd Cherry, left, and Dr. Joseph Cazier, with their 2019 Green E Awards at the Walker College of Business’ fifth annual Business for Good conference, held on Appalachian’s campus Friday, Oct. 18. Cherry is a professor in and chair of the college’s Department of Economics, and Cazier is a professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and executive director of the college’s Center for Analytics Research and Education (CARE).

2019 Green E Awards honor ‘sustainable business champions’ at App State
Nov 1, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — The Walker College of Business (WCOB) at Appalachian State University recently honored...

Appalachian Chancellor Sheri Everts, far left, with the faculty members recognized during the university’s Fall 2019 Faculty and Staff Meeting held Friday, Sept. 6, on Appalachian’s campus. Professor of accounting Ken Brackney is second from left.

Accounting professor recognized for excellence in teaching
Oct 24, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University recognized seven faculty members for excellence in teaching during its Fall 2019 Faculty and Staff...

Ratcliffe, pictured left, is a member of the Kraut Creek Ramblers, a band are known for their traditional mountain music.

We are Walker: Aaron Ratcliffe
Oct 23, 2019

We are Walker

The Walker College of Business values diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance...