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Senior actuarial science major Malik Hargrave, from Lexington, is president of Appalachian State University’s National Pan-Hellenic Council and chair of the Chancellor’s Student Advisory Board for Diversity Recruitment. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Appalachian actuarial science major seizes opportunities ‘with full force’
May 15, 2018

Actuaries provide the statistical probability of an event occurring, so when actuarial science major Malik Hargrave says not to take any opportunity for granted, it isn't cliché advice — it's...

Walker College to offer Summer STEM program for girls

Walker College to offer Summer STEM program for girls
May 10, 2018

Appalachian State University will offer Aspire IT, a summer outreach program that aims to increase diverse...

A lower quantity and quality of students enroll at a university after men’s basketball scandals, according to a working paper co-authored in the Walker College of Business. Al Sermeno Photography/Shutterstock.com

Tournament bans impact universities’ enrollment, Appalachian study finds
May 5, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Does a university’s athletic scandal impact its enrollment? Yes, according to a working paper by Appalachian State University faculty released in April.

NCSLA Stamping Office Chair Danielle Wade, holding check at left, with Brantley Risk & Insurance Center Director Dave Marlett, far left, Walker College of Business Dean Heather Norris, holding check at right, and student participants of the 2018 London trip

N.C. Surplus Lines Association supports Appalachian’s insurance center with $100K gift
Feb 6, 2018

The North Carolina Surplus Lines Association (NCSLA) recently presented a $100,000 check to Appalachian State University's Brantley Risk and...

Appalachian students pause between classes to charge their phones at the three new solar-powered picnic tables available on the first-floor patio of Peacock Hall. Photo by Marie Freeman

Study, connect and recharge at Appalachian’s new solar-powered picnic tables
Feb 5, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Solar-powered, smart picnic tables were installed on...

Olivia Chason (center, holding US flag) selected to participate in SAS Global Sales Academy

Recent alumna selected to participate in SAS' fifth Global Sales Academy
Feb 5, 2018

Walker College of Business alumna Olivia Chason has been named to SAS' Global Sales Academy. Chason, who graduated from Appalachian State...

Accounting student earns scholarship from Institute of Management Accountants
Feb 5, 2018

Appalachian State University student Tim Walker has earned a scholarship award from the Institute of Management...

Appalachian students welcome international exchange students with special event

Appalachian students welcome international exchange students with special event
Feb 2, 2018

On Wednesday, January 31, Appalachian State University’s International Business Student Association (IBSA) kicked off...

Professional Development Series - Salary Negotiation
Feb 1, 2018

Salary Negotiation

April 10, 2018, 5:00 – 6:00pm in Peacock Hall 1010

Professional Development Series - LinkedIn
Feb 1, 2018

LinkedIn

March 27, 2018, 5:00 – 6:00pm in Peacock Hall 2011

With graduation right around the corner, it is imperative to have a perfect...

Professional Development Series - How to Write a Cover Letter
Feb 1, 2018

How to Write a Cover Letter

March 20, 2018, 5:00 – 6:00pm in Peacock Hall 1010

You have perfected your resume; now how do you write a...

Professional Development Series - How to Work a Career Fair
Feb 1, 2018

How to Work a Career Fair

February 20, 2018, 5:00 – 6:00pm in Peacock Hall 1010

In preparation for the 2018 Walker Spring Connect on...