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Appalachian economics students place first in regional and district College Fed Challenge, earn honorable mention in finals

By Haley Childers and Dr. Mark Stazicich

BOONE, N.C.—Economics students from the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University received an honorable mention, as did Princeton University and University of Chicago, for their work in the 13th annual national College Fed Challenge. The Federal Reserve System Board of Governors announced the awards Dec. 1. The team placed first in their Regional and District competitions before moving on to the finals in Washington, D.C.

Appalachian’s Walker College of Business featured in Princeton Review’s “Best 294 Business Schools: 2017 Edition”

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University is featured in the Princeton Review’s 2017 edition of “The Best 294 Business Schools.”

Appalachian’s Walker College of Business to host information session on its executive education courses Dec. 1; local business community is encouraged to attend

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business will host a 90-minute information session on its executive education courses beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1 in the Boyles lobby area, which is located on the second floor of Peacock Hall on the university campus.

Appalachian State University alumna and social entrepreneur Sarah Freed honored by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Second Annual Influential Leaders Challenge recognizes 30 change makers and business pioneers driving positive change in the communities they serve

By Haley Childers

Professorships honor three faculty in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business

By Haley Childers

BOONE—Business faculty Delbert Goff, Chris McNeil and Scott Hunsinger have been awarded professorships in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business.

Annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit to be held Nov. 11 at Appalachian State University

By University Communications

BOONE—Chris Heivly, the co-founder of MapQuest, will deliver the keynote address during the 12th annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit on Nov. 11 in Plemmons Student Union at Appalachian State University.

Transportation Insight chairman tells Appalachian State University students to lead with innovation, humility

By: University Communications

BOONE—Paul Thompson, founder and chairman of Transportation Insight and a supporter of business programs at Appalachian State University, delivered the 58th Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished Lecture on Oct. 28 in Appalachian’s Holmes Convocation Center.

Paul Thompson to deliver the Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished Lecture Oct. 28 in the Holmes Convocation Center at Appalachian State University; talk will illuminate seven attributes of a great leader

By University Communications

BOONE—Paul Thompson, founder and chairman of Transportation Insight and a supporter of business programs at Appalachian State University, will deliver the fall Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished Lecture at 10 a.m. Oct. 28 in Appalachian’s Holmes Convocation Center.

Dr. Sam Formby talks about his new role as WCOB associate dean, and why students should study business at Appalachian

By Kesha Williams

BOONE—Beginning in the Fall 2016 semester, Dr. Sam Formby assumed a new role as associate dean for undergraduate programs and administration in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business (WCOB). Formby, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, joined the WCOB in 2011.