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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.

N.C. Secretary of Natural and Cultural Resources shares her career journey and opportunities within her department

By Elisabeth Wall

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Career Development Center facilitated a question-and-answer panel discussion with Secretary of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Susan Kluttz in early November, during which the secretary shared her career path and opportunities within her department.

Appalachian State University marks Veterans Day with grand opening of Student Veteran Resource Center

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE—Appalachian State University, bolstering efforts to help veterans succeed in its classrooms and beyond, marked Veterans Day with the grand opening of the Major General Edward M. Reeder Jr. Student Veteran Resource Center.

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.

College of Fine and Applied Arts celebrates innovation, community engagement at Nov. 4 First Friday

By Meghan McCandless

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s College of Fine and Applied Arts will host a celebration of innovation in its new space at 182 Howard St. during the Nov. 4 First Friday Art Crawl in downtown Boone. The free event kicks off at 5:30 p.m. and showcases plans for the space, which is undergoing a renovation managed by students enrolled in the Integrative Design Experience (IDEX) Lab.

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.

Apex student Mary Rachel Silliman earns highest Sea Scouts award

By University Communications

BOONE—Mary Rachel Silliman from Apex, a senior majoring in biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University, recently completed requirements for Quartermaster, the highest award in Sea Scouts, BSA.

Appalachian State University, Boone Mall to mark Veterans Day with ceremonies

By University Communications

BOONE—Appalachian State University will mark Veterans Day this year with two ceremonies on campus, and another Veterans Day ceremony will take place at the Boone Mall. Each event is free and open to the public. Veterans Day is Nov. 11.

Appalachian welcomes alumni, celebrates students during Homecoming 2016

Senior Pooja Adial of Four Oaks named ‘Top of the Rock’ student

By: Chris Grulke

BOONE—During Appalachian State University’s 2016 Homecoming celebration, alumni and families joined students, faculty and staff for a weeklong celebration.