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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 professor earns best seller award from Ivey Publishing

Marketing professor earns best seller award from Ivey Publishing
Jun 2, 2021

Dr. Lubna Nafees, an associate professor of marketing in Appalachian...

Accounting professor weighs in on current job marketing trends

Accounting professor weighs in on current job marketing trends
Jun 1, 2021

Kevin Eller, an associate professor of accounting and...

Pictured in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business are the university’s 2021 Broyhill Fellows — all of whom graduated from App State in May. From left to right: Sean James ’21, of Charlotte; Sam Crouse ’21, of Spruce Pine; Olivia Guillebeau ’21, of Charlotte; Zach Stowell ’21, of Conover; and Obi Ludwig ’21, of Winston-Salem. The fellows won state, regional and continental titles in this year’s CFA Institute Research Challenge.

App State business students take state, regional and continental titles in 2021 CFA Institute Research Challenge
Jun 1, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Five Appalachian State University business majors made history this year with a trifecta win in the 2021 Chartered Financial...

Air Force veterans David H. Cook, far right, and Christy M. Cook ’18, center, are joined by their son, Wyatt Cook, as they place a wreath at Appalachian State University’s Veterans Memorial to commemorate Memorial Day 2021. The couple was selected for the honor by App State Chancellor Sheri Everts. David is the director of constituency relations and scheduling in the Office of the Chancellor and Christy is a lecturer in the university’s Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management.

Air Force veterans reflect on their careers in the military and at App State
May 28, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — U.S. Air Force veterans David H. Cook and Christy M. Cook ’18 served a collective 12 years in the Air Force as air traffic...

Walker College and its supply chain management, accounting, finance and management degree programs featured on University HQ's 'best, most affordable' lists

Walker College and its accounting, finance and management and supply chain degree programs featured on University HQ's 'best, most affordable' lists
May 27, 2021

Appalachian State University is one of the 100 Best Most Affordable Business Colleges, according to University HQ. 

University HQ also...

Steven Creek

Creek attains QM course certification for MBA strategic management
May 20, 2021

Dr. Steven Creek, an assistant professor of management...

Johnny Brown, captain of operations for Appalachian State University's Appalachian Police Department, carries the university mace during one of App State's 13 in-person Spring 2021 Commencement ceremonies, held May 7–12 in Holmes Convocation Center on App State’s campus.

App State celebrates more than 3,600 Class of 2021 graduates
May 17, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s black and gold pride was on full display during its Spring 2021 Commencement. For the first time...

CEO Magazine Tier One badge and Peacock Hall

App State named 'Top Tier' by CEO Magazine
May 17, 2021

Appalachian State University has been named a Tier One MBA school by CEO Magazine for a fifth year running.

The 2021 rankings were...