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App State professor awarded ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity in information technology

App State professor awarded ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity in information technology
Jul 27, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — A persistent gap exists between the number of men and women in the information technology (IT) field: At colleges and universities across the U.S., only 28% of IT faculty are women...

Welcome Back to Walker Reception

Walker College welcomes back students, community with snacks, t-shirts Aug. 16
Jul 22, 2021

The Walker College of Business will host a Welcome Back to Walker reception in Peacock Hall on the first day of classes, Monday, August 16.

Between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., students,...

Walker College alumnus, Business Advisory Council Member Emeritus Jamie Harris joins App State's Board of Trustees

Walker College alumnus, Business Advisory Council Member Emeritus Jamie Harris joins App State's Board of Trustees
Jul 20, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — In June, the North Carolina General Assembly appointed two new trustees to serve on Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees...

From left are Katie Cole, Matthew Scott, Gracie Van Osdol and Jason Garfinkle and

Insurance students advance to Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge finals
Apr 21, 2021

Appalachian State’s Risk Management Challenge Team is one of three schools nationwide chosen to advance to the final round in the 2021 Spencer-...

Bowden Investment Group members on App State's Campus

Finance students advance to Americas Regional, make program history
Apr 20, 2021

Appalachian State University's Broyhill Fellows CFA Research Challenge team has advanced to the Americas Regional Finals round...

From left are event panelists: Jim Hartzfeld, Nathan Havey, Rajat Panwar and Diana Propper de Callejon

Watch App State's sustainability discussion about Beyond Zero, an inspirational roadmap for how business can reverse climate change
Apr 19, 2021

On Earth Day 2021, Appalachian State University hosted an event and film screening of Beyond Zero, an inspirational roadmap for how business can...

 Omar Gonzalez is a junior actuarial science major and risk management and insurance minor at Appalachian State University and its first risk and insurance management intern

Gonzalez to serve as first risk and insurance management intern at Appalachian
Apr 16, 2021

Omar Gonzalez, a junior actuarial science major and risk management and insurance minor at Appalachian State University, has been named the first...

Business students present research during App State's celebration of student research and creative endeavors

Business students present research during App State's celebration of student research and creative endeavors
Apr 14, 2021

Four Walker College of Business students will be included as part of Appalachian State University's Office of Student Research's 2021 celebration...

Nik Nikolov

Marketing professor advises on "cheap" car insurance in North Carolina
Apr 14, 2021

Appalachian State University Assistant Professor of Marketing Atanas (Nik) Nikolov has been featured as an expert in a WalletHub...

Andrea Breazeale - King

MBA Alumni Profile: Andrea Breazeale-King
Apr 13, 2021

Andrea Breazeale - King is a proven HR leader having held positions in various employment sectors both public and private, most...

Justin Burroughs

MBA Alumni Profile: Justin Burroughs
Apr 13, 2021

Justin Burroughs '14 '15 is the Sr. Marketplaces Channel Manager & International Expansion Lead at ...

Caleb Alston

Alston named top student; 29 earn 'App State Best' honors
Apr 12, 2021

Faculty in Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business have selected App State's Best for 2021, the top students by business major...

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