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Students from Appalachian State University traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina on March 15 to spend the day with executives in the newest BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) retail center.

Women of Walker visit BCBSNC retail center
Mar 19, 2019

Students from Appalachian State University traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina on March 15 to spend the day with executives in the newest BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (...

Mark Janke ’18, an Appalachian alumnus and material damage claims representative for National General Insurance. Photo submitted

Never a dull moment — Appalachian alumnus claims satisfaction in his first post-graduation job
Mar 18, 2019

By Jan ToddPosted March 18, 2019 at 11:05 a.m.

BOONE, N.C.

Appalachian alumnus Luke Eggers ’17 is a staff accountant at SkyLine, a telecommunications corporation headquartered in Ashe County. Photo submitted

Appalachian alumnus counts a career in his Ashe County hometown as a plus
Mar 18, 2019

By Jan ToddPosted March 18, 2019 at 10:03 a.m.

BOONE, N.C. — When Luke Eggers ’17 graduated from Appalachian State University, he didn’t have to travel far to find his first job.

MBA Alumni Highlight: Hao Tang
Oct 31, 2018

Hao Tang ‘11 is an entrepreneur. Hao has a wealth of experience executing strategic initiatives that...

MBA Alumni Highlight: Melody Wilson
Oct 31, 2018

Melody Wilson ’17 is a Credit Services Supervisor at CommScope, a leading provider of network...

MBA Alumni Highlight: Abbey McLennan
Oct 31, 2018

Abbey McLennan ‘08 is a Human Resources Team Lead with UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health,...

Dr. David English '04 '06 enjoys Homecoming 2018 with his son Harrison. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Young alumni award winner credits Appalachian for success
Oct 26, 2018

Dr. David English '04 '06 has amassed a long list of achievements throughout his relatively short career. Most recently, the Appalachian State...

Gamma Iota Sigma Rho chapter members attend RISE Career Fair
Oct 25, 2018

On September 27, 2018, Appalachian State University (AppState) students from the Brantley Risk and Insurance Center...

Four RMI students travel to Atlanta for NAAIA conference
Oct 25, 2018

On September 26th-28th, Dr. Jamie Parson traveled with four Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) students to the...

Appalachian students Joshua Johnson, left, and Kate Ciesinski with Dr. David Marlett at the CPCU Society Annual Meeting

Appalachian students attend Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter meeting
Oct 24, 2018

Two Appalachian State University Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) students recently attended the Institutes CPCU Society Annual...

Sustainable Development Goals are a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. The Walker College of Business

Partners in Entrepreneurial Education: GEAR UP and Collaborations Like It Stoke Entrepreneurial Interests Early
Oct 23, 2018

As Ban Ki-Moon, former Secretary General of the United Nations, oversaw the group's crafting of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals for the 2030...

Appalachian State University Research

NSF grant funds Appalachian research on the effects of too few zzz’s
Oct 22, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — How does missing a good night’s sleep affect a person’s decisions and interactions with others during their waking life?

The family of Andy Thomas at the Leon Levine Hall Grand Opening. Photo submitted.

A fitting tribute
Oct 22, 2018

Gene “Buddy” Thomas ‘06 wanted to honor his uncle Andy and his love of Appalachian State University. After discussions with his family, Will...