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Plemmons Leadership Medallion recipients pose with their awards during the Student Affairs Leadership and Legacy awards ceremony on April 26 in Appalachian’s Plemmons Student Union. Pictured, from right to left, are Appalachian alumni Roy Dale Cox ’19 and Jon Garst ’19; Traci Royster, director of staff development and strategic initiatives; Dr. Harry Davis, the NCBA Professor of Banking in Appalachian’s Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance; Nikki Crees, executive director of University College’s ori

Finance and banking professor earns Plemmons Medallion
Aug 14, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — Six members of the Appalachian State University Community were awarded W.H. Plemmons Leadership Medallions in recognition of their efforts to provide campus leadership for students...

International business major earns Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad

International business major earns Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad
Aug 5, 2019

Boone, NC – The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships, a division of University College at Appalachian State University, is pleased to announce that four Appalachian seniors have...

Graduate student earns scholarship to attend data analytics conference

Graduate student earns scholarship to attend data analytics conference
Aug 2, 2019

Megan MacDonald, an Appalachian State University student working toward a Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics in the Walker College of Business, has earned a scholarship to attend the...

Many men would pay thousands to re-grow their hair

Economists figured out just how much men will pay to end baldness
Feb 15, 2019

Let’s say a man who’s bald as bowling ball, à la Bruce Willis today, has the opportunity to re-grow those locks so as to resemble a more luscious...

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A Celebration of Women's History Month: Women in Business Panel Discussion
Feb 15, 2019

A Celebration of Women's History Month: Women in Business Panel Discussion

Thursday, March 14th, 2019...

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Appalachian to host finance alumni social in Charlotte Feb. 28
Feb 15, 2019

Members of Appalachian State University's Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance Advisory Board will host a social for...

The weather is predictably unpredictable, and -- as Appalachian State University students and faculty can attest -- seemingly more so in Boone, North Carolina, than in other locales. A February morning is captured in this photo by MBA alumnus and Appalachian assistant marketing director Chris Grulke '18. Grulke snapped the picture of Peacock Hall during unseasonably pleasant weather, around 52 degrees at approximately 10:00 a.m. on February 5, 2019. The path to Peacock Hall (and perhaps a pot of gold?) is b

Dean's Update, Winter 2019
Feb 11, 2019

Connecting Students to Jobs

Last week, our students took time to rest and reset during Appalachian’s spring break. This week, we’re back to...

Appalachian’s undergraduate accounting program — “Best for the Money” in 2019

Appalachian’s undergraduate accounting program — “Best for the Money” in 2019
Feb 10, 2019

For the second year in a row, College Factual has recognized Appalachian State University’s undergraduate accounting program in...

Joesph Miller is the owner of both CoBo Sushi and Black Cat Burrito. Miller is from Colorado and the name of his sushi restaurant is a play on "Colorado" and "Boone."

Alumnus Profile: Entrepreneur Joe Miller
Feb 9, 2019

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College Factual names Appalachian’s hospitality and tourism management program a 2019 ‘Best for the Money’

College Factual names Appalachian’s hospitality and tourism management program a 2019 ‘Best for the Money’
Feb 8, 2019

Appalachian State University’s hospitality and tourism management program has been recognized as a “Best Value for the...

From left are Alia Dahlan, Carson Walsh, Dr. Brandy Hadley, Cooper Haynes and Amanda Kurland

Bowden Investment Group students participate in stock pitch competition at the University of Georgia
Feb 8, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, a team of students from Appalachian State University competed at the University of Georgia's Student Managed...

Wallet Hub Dr. Groothuis

Economics professor's advice on the best and worst cities for football fans
Feb 6, 2019

Wallethub recently posted an article presenting research on 2019’s best and worst cities for Football fans and cited Dr. Peter Groothuis as an...

In Pictures: Peacock Hall rainbow

In Pictures: Peacock Hall rainbow
Feb 5, 2019

The weather is predictably unpredictable, and -- as Appalachian State University students and faculty can attest -- seemingly more so in Boone,...