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Associate professor of finance named acting vice provost

Associate professor of finance named acting vice provost
Jun 13, 2024

Jamie Parson, an associate professor in the ...

A conceptual rendering of the cybersecurity lab to be constructed on the second floor of App State’s Hickory campus building. Note, designs for the cybersecurity lab are still in development.

App State’s new cybersecurity bachelor’s degree program begins this fall
May 31, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — This fall, Appalachian State University will begin offering a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity — the only such program offered by a University of North Carolina System institution...

Wayne and Gigi Miller

Wayne and Gigi Miller ’85: App State provided us with a launchpad for our careers
May 28, 2024


Wayne and Gigi Miller, both 1985 graduates of Appalachian State University, met on campus in Boone. Today they own and operate PrintMarketing, LLC., a full-service print management company...

The Walker College welcomes new faculty, staff and curricular offerings to begin Fall 2023 semester

The Walker College welcomes new faculty, staff and curricular offerings to begin Fall 2023 semester
Aug 20, 2023

To begin the Fall 2023 semester at Appalachian State University, the Walker College of Business welcomes new faculty members, announces new staff...

Participants in the 2023 William R. Holland International Impact Exchange Program

App State students connected to Vietnam, Cambodia through Holland Fellows Program and more
Aug 16, 2023

Most Americans, whether we know it or not, have a connection to Vietnam and Cambodia. Many of us enjoy foods like Pho noodles or Bahn mi...

Jamie Harris

Trustee, Alumnus, Boyles Lecturer Harris honored as CFO of the Year Finalist
Aug 3, 2023

Appalachian State University Trustee and Walker College of Business alumnus Jamie Harris ’84, chief financial officer of RXO, has been named a...

Dionne Speer to serve as business officer in the Walker College
Aug 3, 2023

Kristina "Dionne" Speer has been named business officer in the Walker College of Business, effective July 31, 2023.

Jennifer Hayward to serve as executive assistant to the dean in the Walker College
Aug 1, 2023

Jennifer Hayward has been named executive assistant to the dean in the Walker College of Business, effective July 24, 2023.

Hayward...

Seven members of Appalachian State University’s faculty and staff have received Sywassink Awards for Excellence, recognizing their outstanding achievements and contributions within the Walker College of Business.

Seven in the Walker College honored for excellence with Sywassink Awards
Jul 31, 2023

Seven members of Appalachian State University’s faculty and staff have received Sywassink Awards for Excellence, recognizing their outstanding...

Director of insurance center featured in NPR article

Director of insurance center featured in NPR article
Jul 24, 2023

David Marlett, IIANC Distinguished Professor of Insurance in the Department of Finance, Banking and...