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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...

Watch A Sustainable Development Strategy to Reunite the United States, a special lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs

Watch A Sustainable Development Strategy to Reunite the United States, a special lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs
Apr 11, 2021

World-renowned economist, author and thought leader Dr. Jeffrey Sachs spoke to the Appalachian State University community onTuesday, March 30,...

Dr. Jamie Parson on the importance of inclusivity in the classroom

Dr. Jamie Parson on the importance of inclusivity in the classroom
Apr 9, 2021

The 90.5 WASU FM radio station recently had Dr. Jamie ParsonAppalachian State Professor in the Finance, Banking and Insurance...

Beta Alpha Psi earns 'Investing in Your Community' Award

Beta Alpha Psi earns 'Investing in Your Community' Award
Apr 5, 2021

Appalachian State University's Epsilon Kappa chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) -- an international honorary organization for financial information...

US News & World Report includes Appalachian in 2022 ‘Best Graduate Schools’ list

US News & World Report includes Appalachian in 2022 ‘Best Graduate Schools’ list
Apr 1, 2021

Appalachian State University's Master of Business Administration program is a "Best Graduate School" according to a recent listing by ...

Staff members earn "SHOUT OUTS" for excellent service

Staff members earn "SHOUT OUTS" for excellent service
Mar 31, 2021

Members of the Walker College of Business staff have earned a Staff Senate Staff Shout Out for exemplary service in their work...

App State business students win state CFA Institute Research Challenge

App State business students win state CFA Institute Research Challenge
Mar 30, 2021

Update:

Finance students and members of the Bowden Investment Group (BIG) are competing on a national stage, through the...

Pia Albinsson, left, and Lubna Nafees

Marketing researchers discover marginalized women utilize social media to counter biased, mainstream narratives about them, promote well-being
Mar 29, 2021

Research from faculty at Appalachian State University examines the way in which marginalized women utilize social media to counter biased,...

Dr. Lubna Nafees, assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management. Her research interests include social media and sustainable and conscious consumption.

For ‘the gram’: App State’s Dr. Lubna Nafees studies social media influencers
Mar 29, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Lubna Nafees uses work time to surf social media. She’s not playing around, though: This assistant professor in Appalachian...

A cyclist crosses a flooded New River on foot, bike in hand.
From left are Donovan Arnold, Cooper Bumgarner, Katie Cole, Sam King and Bradley Lovelace

App State finance students earn first place in Quinnipiac GAME Forum
Mar 29, 2021

Appalachian State University students competed for the first time in the Quinnipiac GAME Forum for the first...