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Appalachian State University alumnus and former Mountaineers basketball player Frank Eaves ’16, right, and his father, Jerry Eaves — a former NBA player and coach who is a current collegiate basketball coach and talk show host in Louisville, Kentucky. The two teamed up to appear on the 32nd season of “The Amazing Race,” currently airing on CBS.

An ‘Amazing Race’ for an App State Mountaineer alumnus
Nov 25, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University alumnus Frank Eaves ’16 tries to make every experience a winning experience — whether as a student-athlete, in his sales career or walking a tightrope...

App State senior wins RIMS ERM Student Video Competition

App State senior wins RIMS ERM Student Video Competition
Nov 25, 2020

Appalachian State University student Matthew Scott has won the 2020 RIMS ERM Student Video Competition.

Scott, a senior from Huntersville, North Carolina, is double-majoring in risk...

Dr. Tracy Reed will serve as associate dean for undergraduate programs and administration in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University

Reed named associate dean for undergraduate programs and administration in the Walker College
Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Tracy Reed has been named associate dean for undergraduate programs and administration in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University.

Effective January 5, 2021, Dr...

Pictured clockwise from top left are Collin Cornelius, Rachael Beller, Grayson Farmer, and Randy Edwards (foreground).

Appalachian honors business students, professor during leadership and legacy awards
May 11, 2020

Four members of the Walker College of Business — Randy Edwards, Rachael Beller, Grayson Farmer and Collin Cornelius — were honored during...

An April drone photograph of the Appalachian State University campus. While the campus remains closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Spring 2020 graduates will celebrate a virtual commencement May 16.

3,600-plus Mountaineer graduates set to make history during App State’s virtual Spring 2020 Commencement
May 5, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Despite two world wars and a crippling depression, Appalachian State University has never canceled a commencement ceremony during...

As America prepares to reopen the economy, Appalachian students advise managers on lessons to be learned from front-line workers in final edition of HRM Solutions to COVID
May 5, 2020

Students in Appalachian State University's Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management (IOHRM) program are considering...

Students present HR case study on struggling organization during COVID-19
May 4, 2020

Students in Appalachian State University's Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management (IOHRM) program are analyzing ...

Appalachian's Beta Gamma Sigma chapter earns highest honors

Thirty five Appalachian students inducted into Gamma Sigma
May 4, 2020

Thirty five students at Appalachian State University have been inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the international business honors society for...

82 participants participated in the Firm Meet and Greet on April 27, 2020

Accounting students log on for firm meet and greet during stay-at-home order
May 4, 2020

In a successful effort to continue Appalachian State University's normal recruitment process, the Walker College of Business' Department of...

Walker College of Business names 30 students to App State's Best List

Walker College of Business names 30 students to App State's Best List
Apr 30, 2020

Faculty in Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business have selected App State's Best for 2020, the top students by business major...

Jamie Parson, second from left, with her family

Professor spotlight: Finance professor Jamie Parson shares her experiences teaching online during COVID-19
Apr 28, 2020

While the transition to remote learning and teaching amidst the spread of COVID-19 might be enough to cause stress to some, the professors, staff...

Pictured, clockwise from top left are Annas, Black, Dillon, Trevisan, Moore and Bagwell.

Brantley Center names six to advisory council
Apr 28, 2020

Appalachian State University's Brantley Risk & Insurance Center (BRIC) recently gained six new members of its board of advisors, according to...

Women of Walker experience distance networking opportunities with potential employers

Women of Walker experience distance networking opportunities with potential employers
Apr 24, 2020

Representatives from E & J Gallo Winery recently hosted Appalachian State University's ...