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The new John E. Thomas sculpture sits outside the main entrance of John E. Thomas Hall on App State’s Boone campus.

App State unveils new sculpture of former Chancellor John E. Thomas
May 23, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University unveiled a new sculpture of former App State Chancellor John E. Thomas on its Boone campus on May 9. The sculpture sits outside the main entrance of...

App State releases the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the Spring 2024 semester
May 22, 2024

Appalachian State University has released the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the Spring 2024 semester.

879 students in the Walker College of Business earned Dean's list honors and 323...

During App State’s Spring 2024 Commencement, undergraduate students celebrated the tradition of moving their tassels as they joined the more than 147,000 alumni of the university. Just over 4,000 students graduated during the commencement ceremonies, which took place May 10 and 11 on the Boone campus.

Over 4,000 App State grads set to innovate, embrace new challenges and better their communities
May 21, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Thousands of graduates, each with their own unique stories, crossed the stage at Appalachian State University’s Spring 2024 Commencement ceremonies on May 10 and 11, equipped with...

Global Good conference helps 'revision tourism' to be better for the planet
Nov 14, 2023

On November 10, 2023, Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business hosted Global Good, a full-day conference centered around the...

New Epsilon Kappa members of Beta Alpha Psi in Fall 2023

Accounting club earns 'superior' status from international organization, Beta Alpha Psi
Nov 2, 2023

Appalachian State University's Epsilon Kappa chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) has achieved Superior status for the past academic year,...

Join us for the 2023 Accounting Summit: Friday, December 1st, 8am-5pm

Accounting Summit to be held December 1
Oct 31, 2023

The Walker College of Business will host a one-day Accounting Summit on Friday, December 1, 2023.

The event provides accounting...

Dean's Club research to be presented in Peacock Hall on October 26

Dean's Club research presented in Peacock Hall
Oct 11, 2023

Fourteen research projects were presented at the 2023 Walker College of Business Dean's Club Research Poster Session on Thursday, October 26....

Keira Andrews, Carmen Concepcion, Carolina Davidson, Nevaeh Knox, Hannah Lackey, Cassidy Rogers, Ginny Shires, Amani Stanley and Sharon Ware participated in a close-up tour of the New York financial world as part of the 2023 Women in Financial Services Initiative

Student women experience New York City through the lens of finance, banking and insurance
Oct 11, 2023

September 20-24, nine student women from Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business traveled to New York City (NYC) for a close-up...

WCOB staff member earns 'excellence in advising' award for 2023

WCOB staff member earns 'excellence in advising' award for 2023
Oct 4, 2023

Jaalen Corpening, an academic advisor in the Walker College of Business, earned the 2023 Excellence in Advising Advisor Award for Professional...

Eggers named Sumner Insurance Distinguished Scholar

Eggers named Sumner Insurance Distinguished Scholar
Oct 2, 2023

Austin Eggers, an associate professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Finance, Banking...

App State Chancellor Sheri Everts, center, with the 2023 members of App State’s Bell Ringers Society. Pictured with Everts, from left to right, are Bob Snead ’55 ’57, Rebecca Eggers-Gryder ’83, Dr. Harvey Durham, J.P. Neri, Bruce Guy and Linda Guy.

App State celebrates 124 years of history with Founders Day festivities
Sep 27, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University celebrated its sixth annual Founders Day on Sept. 7 to commemorate the first day of classes held in...

For the 2023–24 school year, App State has been named among the ‘best’ and ‘top’ schools in the nation — and the Southeast — by several national publications, including U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and Forbes magazine. Pictured are App State students in a Boone campus classroom.

App State places among national publications’ ‘best’ and ‘top’ lists for academics, value, innovation and more
Sep 26, 2023

U.S. News ranks App State as No. 1 Most Innovative School and No. 2 Top Public School in the South