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Eight earn awards for outstanding international engagement

Eight earn awards for outstanding international engagement
Nov 18, 2019

Four Appalachian State University business students and four faculty members have earned awards from the Walker College of Business for outstanding international engagement.

The awards...

Students earn prize money to develop business at App State's shark-tank-style pitch competition

Students earn prize money to develop business at App State's shark-tank-style pitch competition
Nov 18, 2019

Feeding backyard birds is a favorite activity amongst birdwatchers and backyard bird enthusiasts. Appalachian State University sophomore Evan Wunder wants to spread the joy of his lifelong hobby...

App State accounting organization earns superior status for 27th consecutive year

App State accounting organization earns superior status for 27th consecutive year
Nov 13, 2019

Appalachian State University's chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (Epsilon Kappa Chapter) has earned Superior status for the most recent term. The achievement, which relates to the academic year 2018-19,...

2018 graduate finds her career path with help from Brantley Risk and Insurance Center

2018 graduate finds her career path with help from Brantley Risk and Insurance Center
Apr 4, 2019

Shelby Weatherman ’18 works as a risk analyst in Charlotte for SCOR, a top-tier global reinsurer and the largest individual life reinsurer in the...

Accounting professor earns college teaching award from UNC Board of Governors

Accounting professor earns college teaching award from UNC Board of Governors
Apr 3, 2019

Kennard (Ken) Brackney, a professor in Appalachian State University's ...

Q&A with MBA alumnus Matt Pegram

Q&A with MBA alumnus Matt Pegram
Apr 3, 2019

Matt Pegram ’12 & ’14
B.S. Applied Physics
M.S., Engineering Physics, Instrumentation and Automation (PSM) 
M.B.A., Master of...

Brian Murray

2019 Workman Distinguished Lecture
Apr 3, 2019

2019 Workman Distinguished Lecture
Energy Transitions, Carbon Pricing and the Green New Deal
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Innovative business ideas showcased in Appalachian’s GEAR UP Pitch Competition
Mar 31, 2019

By Harley Nefe

BOONE, N.C. – A GEAR UP Pitch Your Idea Competition took place at Appalachian State University on March 22, 2019...

D. Jason Miller, associate professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, facilitates a design thinking workshop with the Holland Fellows encouraging them to think outside the box while developing business plans and solutions to eliminate plastic waste. Photo by Chase Reynoldss

Collaborative design thinking workshop focuses on eliminating plastic waste
Mar 28, 2019

Education at Appalachian State University means preparing students to live as engaged global citizens working to create a sustainable future for...

Appalachian Risk Management and Insurance students at Lloyd's of London

RMI students participate in London study abroad program
Mar 27, 2019

Fifteen Appalachian State University students traveled to London during the university's spring break, March 2-9, as part of a Walker College of...

Accounting alumna featured in DHG's podcast series

Accounting alumna featured in DHG's podcast series
Mar 27, 2019

Accounting alumna Ashley Harbinson Ensley '05, '06 was recently featured in accounting firm Dixon Hughes Goodman's Path to...

CEO Magazine names Appalachian a tier one school on its 2019 Global MBA list

CEO Magazine names Appalachian a tier one school on its 2019 Global MBA list
Mar 25, 2019

Appalachian State University has been included in the Tier One listing of CEO Magazine's 2019 Global MBA Rankings.