Cut from a different cloth: App State alumnus Mitch Purgason ’15 stitches his way to fashion’s forefront
Feb 14, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Mitch Purgason’s time at Appalachian State University threaded the needle for his career in clothing design.

A historic semester for Enactus Appalachian
Nov 21, 2021

As students returned to full classrooms this semester, the students of Enactus Appalachian, part of an international organization dedicated to creating a better world, set new standards of wh

Enactus Appalachian wins early stage competition at '21 National Exposition
Apr 26, 2021

For the second consecutive year, Appalachian State University students have competed and won in the Early Stage Competition during the Enactus United States National Exposition.

Walker College alumnus and entrepreneur featured in recognition of National Entrepreneurship Week

In honor of National Entrepreneurship Week, Walker College MBA alumnus Zak Ammar '16 is featured in "entrepreneur spotlight" on the Blowing R

Beans 2 Brew, a student-run, cross-disciplinary collaboration in Peacock Hall

Founded in 2014 by the college's Association of Student Entrepreneurs (ASE), the Beans 2 Brew (B2B) coffee shop in Peacock Hall has quickly...

Mapquest Co-Founder Chris Heivly delivered the keynote address to 350 during annual Carole McLeod Entrepreneur Summit

Mapquest co-founder Chris Heivly spoke to a crowd of 350 students and community members during the 13th annual Carole Moore McLeod

Students aim to make Boone a better place, earn a trip to leadership symposium

Three teams of Appalachian State University students were selected during the October 25 Boone Discovery Forum to attend a Leadership Sy

MapQuest founder to deliver keynote address at entrepreneur summit on Nov. 11

Chris Heivly, the co-founder of MapQuest, will deliver the keynote address during the 12th annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summi

Toggle navigation Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship and alumna entrepreneur featured in WNC Magazine

Bailey Williams, an Appalachian State University alumna and entrepreneur who utilized the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship...

People to know in Western NC Entrepreneurship

According to a recent article from entitled Six People to Know in Western

Student-owned business Adrenture helps make outdoor adventure possible for all

Senior marketing major Noah Koch founded Adrenture, a peer-to-peer rental company specializing in outdoor gear, while an under

Alumnus establishes unique venture fund to help students launch businesses

Appalachian State University received a gift from Walker College of Business alumnus and entrepreneur Steve Norwood ‘80 to seed a