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App State finance students take continental title, advance to global finals round of CFA Institute Research Challenge

App State finance students take continental title, advance to global finals round of CFA Institute Research Challenge
Apr 21, 2021

Out of more than 1,200 participating universities, Appalachian State University's Broyhill Fellows team has been named Americas Regional Champions in the ...

Green Belt Mitchell Powers offers fellow students' advice on Six Sigma Certification

Green Belt Mitchell Powers offers fellow students' advice on Six Sigma Certification
Apr 21, 2021

Appalachian State University MBA student Mitchell Powers has earned Green Belt Certification from the Council of Six Sigma Certification. 

Katie Cole, left, and Matthew Scott, right, provided a how-to for App State leaders to safely conduct in-person ceremonies during COVID-19

App State insurance students help implement in-person commencement during COVID-19
Apr 21, 2021

Members of the AppRISE research cohort have helped leaders at Appalachian State University mitigate the risk associated with in-person events and plan a series of in-person graduation exercises...

Dr. Lakshmi Iyer will serve as acting associate dean for graduate programs and research in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University

Iyer to serve as acting associate dean of graduate programs and research in the Walker College
Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Lakshmi Iyer has been named acting associate dean for graduate programs and research in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State...

Appalachian State University senior Wendell Addy, of Raleigh, is majoring in computer information systems. The soon-to-be graduate is pictured here on three separate occasions.

The sky is the limit for this high-achieving Mountaineer
Nov 19, 2020

When he was in high school, Appalachian State University’s Wendell Addy had a strong interest in science and technology and even had the...

Appalachian State University’s Zoe Huffines, from Holly Springs, is a senior majoring in management and minoring in both sustainable business and experiential, integrative learning. After she graduates in May 2021, she plans to pursue a master’s degree in higher education at App State. Photo by Marie Freeman

Rising above adversity: A Mountaineer’s road to success
Nov 18, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Zoe Huffines, an Appalachian State University senior from Holly Springs, credits her academic success to the help of mentors — a...

2020 Walker College International Award Winners

Seven recognized for their international achievements in virtual awards ceremony
Nov 17, 2020

Five Appalachian State University business students and two faculty members have earned awards from the Walker College of Business for...

AppRISE Research Group Explores COVID Impact on Businesses
Nov 12, 2020

The AppRISE 2020-21 team is comprised of Professor Lori Medders; seniors Katie Cole, Sean James, Baylee O'Connor, Susann Rivera, Sonu Sangani,...

21 business professors named most helpful by first year students for 2019-20

21 business professors named most helpful by first year students for 2019-20
Nov 10, 2020

Each fall, Appalachian State University's Office of Student Success produces and distributes a...

Alexandra LaRocca, a senior communication studies major from Raleigh, was crowned Appalachian State University’s 2020 Top of the Rock by university mascot Yosef as App State Chancellor Sheri Everts, far left in background, looked on. The ceremony was prerecorded in Founders Plaza during Homecoming Week and then screened during the homecoming football game Oct. 22.

App State puts a new spin on homecoming traditions
Nov 9, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Since March, Appalachian State University has restyled campus events to help slow COVID-19 spread — September's homecoming...

Appalachian Students Compete in the 2020 National African American Insurance Association National Talent Competition

Appalachian Students Compete in the 2020 National African American Insurance Association National Talent Competition
Nov 9, 2020

Three Appalachian State College of Business students, Kyndavee Bichara, William Chisholm, and Sasha Sterling participated in the 2020 National...

41 honored by Appalachian during Beta Gamma Sigma induction

41 honored by Appalachian during Beta Gamma Sigma induction
Nov 4, 2020

Forty Appalachian State University students and one professor were inducted to Beta Gamma Sigma on Friday, November 13, 2020.

Poised for postgraduate success — App State Fleming Scholars continue diversity advocacy

Poised for postgraduate success — App State Fleming Scholars continue diversity advocacy
Nov 2, 2020

The first group of recipients of Appalachian State University’s full-tuition ...