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Winners of the Fall 2017 pitch your idea competition
Nov 20, 2017

Jackson Barbee earned the top spot and $1,000 at the 2017 Big Idea Competition for his minimalist hiker's backpack idea. 

Student Research Appalachian State University - Alaina Doyle

Economics seniors present at Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium
Nov 17, 2017

Appalachian State University seniors Alaina Doyle and Anthony Santelle traveled to Campbell University November 4 to present their research at the...

Dr. David Schrader, a sports analytics educator from Teradata University Network, spoke with students on the campus of Appalachian State University November 14, 2017

Walker College hosts sports analytics educator
Nov 14, 2017

The Walker College of Business hosted Dr. David Schrader, a sports analytics educator from Teradata University Network, on the campus of Appalachian State...

Source: 2017 Deloitte Millenial Survey

Alumnus featured in Insurance Business America magazine, discusses 'aging workforce' challenge to insurance industry
Aug 7, 2017

Walker College of Business alumnus Josh Ammons was recently featured in Insurance Business America magazine,...

Bryan Bouboulis, Appalachian State University

Finance lecturer to provide financial literacy workshop on credit scores to community members during Aug. 9 workshop
Aug 7, 2017

Walker College of Business Finance Lecturer Bryan Bouboulis will present a credit workshop on ...

VPC Builders President Matt Vincent and wife Casey (Photo: Boone Chamber of Commerce)

Finance alumnus earns community involvement award
Aug 4, 2017

Finance & Banking and Risk Management & Insurance alumnus Matt Vincent...

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Marketing student highlights experiences in China as a 2017 Holland Fellow
Aug 1, 2017

Appalachian State University student Matt Zothner recently compiled a video montage of his experiences  in...

Meznar named Associate Dean for Global and Civic Engagement
Jul 24, 2017

Dr. Martin Meznar has been named Associate Dean for Global and Civic Engagement for the Walker...

Richard "Rick" Wurth, Appalachian State University

Walker College of Business welcomes alumnus academic advisor
Jul 24, 2017

Richard "Rick" Wurth has been named an academic advisor in the Walker College of Business Undergraduate Advising Center...

Appalachian State University students Sarah Willis, Trace Edmunds, Nikolas Kapetanich-Pittser, Jordan Silcox, Sloan Evans, Alex Angeli, and Walker College Associate Dean Sandra Vannoy stand in front of the iconic Ferris wheel at the site of the long-abandoned Pripyat amusement park near Chernobyl.

Students travel to Moscow, Kiev and Chernobyl, 31 years after nuclear disaster
Jul 19, 2017

Students from Appalachian State University recently visited Chernobyl, 31 years after the ...

Beekeeper Dr. James Wilkes ’87, chair of Appalachian’s Department of Computer Science, manages 100 bee colonies on his family farm. His scholarly research, conducted in part with Dr. Joe Cazier and Dr. Ed Hassler, includes tracking and analyzing beekeeping management practices. Photo submitted

Saving the bees: Appalachian students and faculty researchers seek to recover declining honeybee population
Jul 14, 2017

Faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences and Walker College of Business are seeking to establish a standardized platform for consistent and...

2017 MGSI participants on the Blue Ridge Parkway near the campus of Appalachian State University. Photo Credit: Josie Benfield

Twenty-four high school students on Appalachian's campus for Martha Guy Summer Institute
Jul 12, 2017

Twenty-four of North Carolina's brightest rising high school seniors are on Appalachian's campus this July, participating in the...