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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 BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (...

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 travel far to find his first job.

Mechanical Turk info session planned for November 16
Nov 12, 2018

Appalachian State University economics professor Dr. Dave McEvoy will host a session explaining Amazon's Mechanical Turk (MTurk) on Friday,...

Dr. Pennie Bagley, associate professor of accounting in the Walker College of Business, has been named experiential learning faculty fellow at Appalachian State University.

Bagley named experiential learning faculty fellow in business
Nov 8, 2018

Dr. Pennie Bagley, associate professor of accounting in the Walker College of Business, has been named experiential...

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Marketing professor offers expert advice on Capital One credit cards
Nov 8, 2018

WalletHub recently posted an article about Capital One credit cards and cited expert advice from Appalachian State University Associate Professor...

IORHM students at the River Cities Industrial/Organizational Psychology Conference in Chattanooga

IOHRM Students attend the River Cities Industrial/Organizational Psychology Conference
Nov 8, 2018

Students from Appalachian State University's Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management Program (IOHRM) program attended...

Appalachian alumni Bradley Rhyne ’07, left, and Filipe Ho ’07 review fabric swatches at their OLE MASON JAR menswear shop in Charlotte. Photo submitted

Appalachian alumni and co-founders of OLE MASON JAR earn Made in the South Award
Nov 7, 2018

Appalachian State University alumni Bradley Rhyne '07 and Filipe Ho '07, co-founders of Charlotte-based...

Dec. 1 Educate to Empower event will support Chinmaya Organization for Rural Development

Dec. 1 Educate to Empower event will support Chinmaya Organization for Rural Development
Nov 7, 2018

Appalachian State University senior management major Sirisha Karra is a team leader for the Raleigh branch of the ...

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Appalachian alumni from Grant Thornton teach students transferable skills
Nov 6, 2018

Dr. Kevin Eller, assistant professor of accounting at Appalachian State University, brought four years of work experience in public...

Enactus CEO Rachael Jarosh at Appalachian State University's Entrepreneur Summit

In Pictures: Enactus CEO Rachael Jarosh speaks at Carole McLeod Entrepreneur Summit
Nov 5, 2018

Enactus CEO Rachael Jarosh spoke to students and community members during the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship's Carole McLeod...

Pictured, left to right, are Regina Hartley, Hoon Choi, Christopher Taylor, Lakshmi Iyer, Scott Hunsinger, Dawn Medlin, Sandra Vannoy, Charlie Chen, Ed Hassler, and Jason Xiong (Not pictured: Lewis Alexander and Steve Leon)

Appalachian faculty members earn awards at information technology conference
Nov 5, 2018

Twelve Walker College of Business CIS and SCM faculty participated November 1 – 3, 2018 in Norfolk, VA at the Conference on Information Systems...

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Alumni Profile: John Vines attributes his career success to the BB&T Student Leadership Center
Nov 1, 2018

Appalachian State University Alumnus, John Vines, believed that his two most influential mentors in the Walker College of Business shaped him...