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App State finance students take continental title, advance to global finals round of CFA Institute Research Challenge

App State finance students take continental title, advance to global finals round of CFA Institute Research Challenge
Apr 21, 2021

Out of more than 1,200 participating universities, Appalachian State University's Broyhill Fellows team has been named Americas Regional Champions in the ...

Green Belt Mitchell Powers offers fellow students' advice on Six Sigma Certification

Green Belt Mitchell Powers offers fellow students' advice on Six Sigma Certification
Apr 21, 2021

Appalachian State University MBA student Mitchell Powers has earned Green Belt Certification from the Council of Six Sigma Certification. 

Katie Cole, left, and Matthew Scott, right, provided a how-to for App State leaders to safely conduct in-person ceremonies during COVID-19

App State insurance students help implement in-person commencement during COVID-19
Apr 21, 2021

Members of the AppRISE research cohort have helped leaders at Appalachian State University mitigate the risk associated with in-person events and plan a series of in-person graduation exercises...

More than 1,700 Appalachian State University graduates were conferred degrees during the university’s virtual Fall 2020 Commencement Dec. 11. This photo collage shows a handful of the numerous celebratory commencement photos shared by App State’s Class of 2020 graduates via social media.

A December to remember for App State’s more than 1,700 graduates
Dec 14, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Approximately 4,000 Appalachian Community members gathered virtually during Appalachian State University’s Fall 2020 Commencement...

Wurth Receives Doctorate Posthumously

Wurth Receives Doctorate Posthumously
Dec 8, 2020

Richard “Rick” Wurth will receive his doctorate in educational leadership at the Fall 2020 Commencement. His dissertation committee - Dr. Chris...

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Marketing professors weighs in on accepting credit cards by phone
Dec 4, 2020

CreditDonkey recently assembled a panel of industry experts to answer readers' most pressing questions on...

Fans wearing masks during a college football game between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Illinois Fighting Illini on November 7, 2020 at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, ILL

Research from economics professor suggests sports fans will pay more to risk less (Covid-19)
Dec 4, 2020

Research from Appalachian State University Professor of Economics John Whitehead recently appeared in the Forbes article, ...

Appalachian State University alumnus and former Mountaineers basketball player Frank Eaves ’16, right, and his father, Jerry Eaves — a former NBA player and coach who is a current collegiate basketball coach and talk show host in Louisville, Kentucky. The two teamed up to appear on the 32nd season of “The Amazing Race,” currently airing on CBS.

An ‘Amazing Race’ for an App State Mountaineer alumnus
Nov 25, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University alumnus Frank Eaves ’16 tries to make every experience a winning experience — whether as a student-...

App State senior wins RIMS ERM Student Video Competition

App State senior wins RIMS ERM Student Video Competition
Nov 25, 2020

Appalachian State University student Matthew Scott has won the 2020 RIMS ERM Student Video Competition.

Scott, a senior from Huntersville...

Dr. Tracy Reed will serve as associate dean for undergraduate programs and administration in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University

Reed named associate dean for undergraduate programs and administration in the Walker College
Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Tracy Reed has been named associate dean for undergraduate programs and administration in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State...

Dr. Dave McEvoy to serve as chair of the Department of Economics in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University

McEvoy named chair in the Department of Economics
Nov 20, 2020

Dr. David (Dave) McEvoy has been named chair for the Department of Economics in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University....