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App State professor awarded ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity in information technology

App State professor awarded ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity in information technology
Jul 27, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — A persistent gap exists between the number of men and women in the information technology (IT) field: At colleges and universities across the U.S., only 28% of IT faculty are women...

Welcome Back to Walker Reception

Walker College welcomes back students, community with snacks, t-shirts Aug. 16
Jul 22, 2021

The Walker College of Business will host a Welcome Back to Walker reception in Peacock Hall on the first day of classes, Monday, August 16.

Between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., students,...

Walker College alumnus, Business Advisory Council Member Emeritus Jamie Harris joins App State's Board of Trustees

Walker College alumnus, Business Advisory Council Member Emeritus Jamie Harris joins App State's Board of Trustees
Jul 20, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — In June, the North Carolina General Assembly appointed two new trustees to serve on Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees...

Dean's Club Research Prize application now open

Dean's Club Research Prize application now open
Feb 8, 2021

Full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty in the Walker College of Business are invited to submit completed and published research for...

App State launches new scholarship application system, 21-22 application now open

App State launches new scholarship application system, 21-22 application now open
Feb 7, 2021

Appalachian State University has a new, university-wide scholarship application and awarding system, bringing hopes to make easy the process of...

App State ranks 19th in the nation for best online bachelor's in business programs

App State ranks 19th in the nation for best online bachelor's in business programs
Feb 4, 2021

US News & World Report has ranked Appalachian State University's online BSBA in management 19th in their list of Best Online Bachelor's in...

Staff members earn 'shout out' for excellent service

Staff members earn 'shout out' for excellent service
Feb 2, 2021

Members of the Walker College of Business staff have earned a Staff Senate Staff Shout Out for exemplary service in...

Startup Factory series offers competitive advantage, entrepreneurial mindset

Startup Factory series offers competitive advantage, entrepreneurial mindset
Feb 2, 2021

Appalachian State University's TI Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) will host the Startup Factory -- a 10-part series that teaches and promotes...

The winners of Appalachian State University’s 2020 Staff Excellence Awards

App State honors 4 staff members for excellence
Feb 1, 2021

A Walker College career coach -- Amy Odom '03 -- is one of four Appalachian State University staff members who were honored for excellence during...

Regional Economist Harry Davis delivers annual High Country economic forecast

Regional Economist Harry Davis delivers annual High Country economic forecast
Jan 29, 2021

BOONE — Playing to a televised audience of Watauga County business leaders, the Boone Area and Blowing Rock Chambers of Commerce presented the...

Business Career Services releases annual report, includes virtual resources for professional skills

Business Career Services releases annual report, includes virtual resources for professional skills
Jan 21, 2021

Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business houses an office dedicated to helping its students achieve classroom success and...

Economics professor awarded National Science Foundation grant for decision research

Economics professor awarded National Science Foundation grant for decision research
Jan 21, 2021

Dr. David Dickinson, a professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Economics, was...

IMA to host Feb. 8 "Take Charge of Your Professional Development" workshop with Lisa Beaudoin

IMA to host Feb. 8 "Take Charge of Your Professional Development" workshop with Lisa Beaudoin
Jan 21, 2021

Appalachian State University community members are invited to join student members from the Walker College of Business' student chapter of the...