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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...

Economics professor's research suggests lack of sleep reduces voter turnout

Economics professor's research suggests lack of sleep reduces voter turnout
Mar 6, 2019

Insufficient sleep is a health concern, and its effects reach beyond physical health. While a lack of sleep is known to negatively impact some...

Workshop facilitators from Left to Right: Paula Henry, Angela Matherly, and Kathleen Eakes

A Day in the Life of a Renewal Workshop held for RMI Seniors
Mar 1, 2019

On Friday, February 8, 2019 sixty RMI seniors and eight Industry representatives participated in the highly popular “Day in the Life of a Renewal...

[Pictured Left to Right: Graham Purcell, Joshua Johnson, Karen Epermanis Avery Fink, Lauren Coats, Spencer Daniels, and Jeb Phillips]

Appalachian Students Attend Tennessee Gamma Iota Sigma Regional Conference
Mar 1, 2019

Six Appalachian RMI and Actuarial Science Majors, along with Faculty Advisor, Dr.

Inside Peacock Hall, students can find the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship. The center is a part of the Walker College of Business.

Business school entrepreneur center provides resources for students to start businesses
Mar 1, 2019

While at App State, addressable problems may come into view for students, a simultaneously exciting and paralyzing feeling. Fortunately for these...

RMI Students Travel to Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference

RMI Students Travel to Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference
Feb 27, 2019

Five Appalachian State University Risk Management & Insurance majors braved the remnants of an ice storm and traveled to Atlanta to...

Appalachian Team Advances to 2019 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge Presentation Round

Appalachian Team Advances to 2019 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge Presentation Round
Feb 27, 2019

Appalachian State’s Risk Management Challenge team has been chosen to advance to the next round in the 2019 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management...

Neil Agnew, Madeline Hamiter, Joshua Lee and Andrew Crumpler earned first place at the 2019 North Carolina CFA Institute Research Challenge

Appalachian State University wins state CFA Institute Research Challenge
Feb 24, 2019

Appalachian State University's Broyhill Fellows have won the local competition of the CFA Institute Research Challenge and now advance to the...

Students and faculty members from Appalachian State University recently attended Duke University's Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI) Conference,

Appalachian students, faculty members attend Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference
Feb 22, 2019

Students and faculty members from Appalachian State University recently attended Duke University's Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI)...

Walker College associate dean to speak during AACSB Assessment and Impact Conference

Walker College associate dean to speak during AACSB Assessment and Impact Conference
Feb 22, 2019

Walker College of Business Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Administration, Dr. Sam Formby, will present at the AACSB Assessment and...