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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...

Economics professor awarded grant for socioeconomic study of Atlantic menhaden

Economics professor awarded grant for socioeconomic study of Atlantic menhaden
Jul 18, 2016

Dr. John Whitehead, professor and chair of Appalachian State University’s Department of Economics, has been awarded $95,303 by the Atlantic...

Proposed recreation center to infuse money in economy, create other benefits in High Country (artist rendering)

Proposed recreation center to infuse money in economy, create other benefits in High Country
Jul 15, 2016

A proposed recreation center would positively impact community, economic and health of High Country citizens, according to research conducted by...

Walker College finance lecturer co-owns the High Country Grizzlies, arena football team poised to impact the community

Walker College finance lecturer co-owns the High Country Grizzlies, arena football team poised to impact the community
Jul 15, 2016

Walker College finance lecturer co-owns the High Country Grizzlies, arena football team poised to impact the community

Appalachian students earn awards during PBL National Leadership Conference in Atlanta

Appalachian students earn awards during PBL National Leadership Conference in Atlanta
Jul 12, 2016

Six Appalachian State University students recently traveled to the Peach State to CONNECT with top future business leaders and showcase their...

Sam Formby named associate dean for undergraduate programs and administration for the Walker College

Sam Formby named associate dean for undergraduate programs and administration for the Walker College
Jun 23, 2016

Sam Formby has accepted the role of associate dean for undergraduate...

Marketing student chronicles internship abroad and shares experiences as a 2016 Holland Fellow in China

Marketing student chronicles internship abroad and shares experiences as a 2016 Holland Fellow in China
Jun 22, 2016

Senior marketing major Samantha Bender is completing a 12-week internship in China. She is also...

Walker College professor to further research on key bee health questions

Walker College professor to further research on key bee health questions
Jun 21, 2016

Project Apis m., a non-profit organization that administers funds and directs research to enhance the health and vitality of...

Economics professor featured in University of Innsbruck video post

Economics professor featured in University of Innsbruck video post
Jun 20, 2016

Walker College of Business Professor of Economics Dave McEvoy is featured in a video released by the University of Innsbruck in Austria.

Walker College featured in BestColleges publication of top online business programs

Walker College featured in BestColleges publication of top online business programs
Jun 20, 2016

Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business has been featured in BestColleges publication of...