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Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business and its on-campus MBA program have been recognized among the best in the nation for 2022, according to The Princeton Review. Pictured is App State’s Kenneth E. Peacock Hall, home to Walker College.

App State’s ‘outstanding’ MBA program recognized by The Princeton Review
Jan 21, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — The Princeton Review has named App State’s Walker College of Business (WCOB) in its “The Best Business Schools 2022” list, which...

Dr. Pennie Bagley, Dr. Ken Brackney

Bagley, Brackney named Peacock Accounting Professors
Jan 14, 2022

Two Appalachian State University professors have been appointed to the ...

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Insurance professor on "Climate Change and the Outlook for Commercial Insurance"
Jan 12, 2022

David Marlett, Appalachian State University's IIANC Distinguished Professor of Insurance and Managing Director of the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center in the...

Marketing research provides clues for 'green' advertisers

Marketing research provides clues for 'green' advertisers
Jun 25, 2021

Dr. Ilgım Dara Benoit, an assistant professor of marketing at...

Lewis named chairperson for Department of Management

Lewis named chairperson for Department of Management
Jun 24, 2021

The Department of Management in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business has named...

Accounting professor's research advises on effects of leniency in the workplace

Accounting professor's research advises on effects of leniency in the workplace
Jun 24, 2021

Scot Justice, an assistant professor of accounting at Appalachian...

Marketing major earns leadership award

Marketing major earns leadership award
Jun 24, 2021

Appalachian State University senior Sam Cheatham has earned a Dr. Jim...

Walker College staff members earn "shout out" for service

Walker College staff members earn "shout out" for service
Jun 24, 2021

Members of the Walker College of Business staff have earned a Staff Senate Staff Shout Out for exemplary service in their work during the second...

Appalachian State University alumnus Christian Torres-Trujillo ’20, a digital marketing specialist in pay-per-click (PPC) marketing with TreeHaus Marketing LLC.

Christian Torres-Trujillo ’20 pursues his ‘dream career’ in digital marketing
Jun 22, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — What drew digital marketing specialist Christian Torres-Trujillo ’20 to his chosen profession?

Chris Taylor ’09 ’11, a professional security specialist and senior lecturer in Appalachian State University’s Department of Computer Information Systems. Taylor is the program coordinator for the new cybersecurity concentration in App State’s BSBA in computer information systems degree program.

New cybersecurity concentration gives App State students the skills to combat hackers
Jun 22, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Chris Taylor ’09 ’11 is a computer hacker, and he teaches his students the tricks of the trade — with the best of intentions.

WSJ features marketing alumna who launched her company to help young people tackling debt, but who want to travel

WSJ features marketing alumna who launched her company to help young people tackling debt, but who want to travel
Jun 14, 2021

Appalachian State University alumna Jateria Pittman is featured in a June 13 Wall Street Journal...