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Plemmons Leadership Medallion recipients pose with their awards during the Student Affairs Leadership and Legacy awards ceremony on April 26 in Appalachian’s Plemmons Student Union. Pictured, from right to left, are Appalachian alumni Roy Dale Cox ’19 and Jon Garst ’19; Traci Royster, director of staff development and strategic initiatives; Dr. Harry Davis, the NCBA Professor of Banking in Appalachian’s Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance; Nikki Crees, executive director of University College’s ori

Finance and banking professor earns Plemmons Medallion
Aug 14, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — Six members of the Appalachian State University Community were awarded W.H. Plemmons Leadership Medallions in recognition of their efforts to provide campus leadership for students...

International business major earns Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad

International business major earns Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad
Aug 5, 2019

Boone, NC – The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships, a division of University College at Appalachian State University, is pleased to announce that four Appalachian seniors have...

Graduate student earns scholarship to attend data analytics conference

Graduate student earns scholarship to attend data analytics conference
Aug 2, 2019

Megan MacDonald, an Appalachian State University student working toward a Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics in the Walker College of Business, has earned a scholarship to attend the...

Valerie Plame

Former career covert CIA operations officer to speak on campus April 29, 30
Mar 25, 2019

A former career covert CIA operations officer, Valerie Plame worked to protect America’s national security and prevent the proliferation of...

Appalachian Chancellor's Innovation Scholars

Winners announced for 2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program
Mar 25, 2019

Appalachian State University recently announced the projects that comprise the 2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program,...

Second annual spring connect event connects business students to careers
Mar 24, 2019

More than 1000 business students attended Walker Spring Connect, hosted by the Walker College of Business, on Thursday, March 21, 2019 on...

Students from Appalachian State University traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina on March 15 to spend the day with executives in the newest BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) retail center.

Women of Walker visit BCBSNC retail center
Mar 19, 2019

Students from Appalachian State University traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina on March 15 to spend the day with executives in the newest ...

Mark Janke ’18, an Appalachian alumnus and material damage claims representative for National General Insurance. Photo submitted

Never a dull moment — Appalachian alumnus claims satisfaction in his first post-graduation job
Mar 18, 2019

By Jan ToddPosted March 18, 2019 at 11:05 a.m.

BOONE, N.C.

Appalachian alumnus Luke Eggers ’17 is a staff accountant at SkyLine, a telecommunications corporation headquartered in Ashe County. Photo submitted

Appalachian alumnus counts a career in his Ashe County hometown as a plus
Mar 18, 2019

By Jan ToddPosted March 18, 2019 at 10:03 a.m.

BOONE, N.C. — When Luke Eggers ’17 graduated from Appalachian State University, he didn’t have to...

Walker College releases 2018 diversity report

Walker College releases 2018 diversity report
Mar 18, 2019

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University has released its 2018 report on inclusive excellence initiatives. 

Andrew Scott, Preston Macdonald and Rafael Braga presenting at Southern Appalachian Honey Bee Research Consortium

Appalachian students present at Southern Appalachian Honey Bee Research Consortium
Mar 18, 2019

Appalachian State University students recently presented at the Southern Appalachian Honey Bee Research Consortium (SAHBRC),...

David English

Alumnus named UNC System vice president for academics, faculty and research
Mar 15, 2019

The University of North Carolina System ...

From left: Appalachian senior Christian Ferrara, Brantley Board Member Brady Young, and Appalachian junior Charles Fisher)

Risk management and insurance majors named finalists in CICA essay contest
Mar 12, 2019

Two Appalachian State University Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) majors, Charles Fisher and Christian Ferrara, have been named as national...