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Samantha Williams, CIS Department Administrator named in University Awards for Student Success
May 9, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University recognized 27 students, faculty and staff at its second annual Awards of Distinction ceremony, honoring t...

App State students place highest in the state for Excel skills
Feb 2, 2024

Appalachian State University students have earned the highest scores in North Carolina on the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel certification ex...

The CIS Department welcomes new faculty
Jan 22, 2024

The Department of Computer Information Systems welcomes two new tenure track faculty members: Assistant Professors Dr. Lijun Chen and Dr. Yuxiao Luo, ...

App State alumnus Ron Woods, a Class of 1968 App State graduate and Hickory native, has donated five scholarships to support students at the App State Hickory campus. Jude Blochaviak, a first-year student from Taylorsville intending to major in computer information systems, center, represented the five recipients of the Ron Woods Scholarship during a recognition at halftime of the inaugural Hickory Hoops Classic game, held Dec. 21 at Catawba Valley Community College’s Tarlton Complex in Hickory.

Alumnus Ron Woods donates scholarships to support 5 students at App State Hickory campus
Jan 22, 2024

HICKORY, N.C. — Appalachian State University alumnus Ron Woods, a Class of 1968 App State graduate and Hickory native, has funded scholarships for f...

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App State ranks in top 10% for cybersecurity nationally
Jan 22, 2024

Appalachian State University has been named to the Cyber Power Rankings, a list of the top 100 schools teaching real-world cybersecurity tas...

Dr. Scott Hunsinger (pictured) was honored as the 2023 ISCAP-EDSIG Fellows inductee for his sustained, long-term, meaningful and effective support of the organization in its ongoing mission to improve IS Education, mentor IS students, and foster the careers of IS faculty. He has participated in multiple leadership roles including President and Vice President and continues to serve as Senior Editor of JISAR.

CIS faculty win awards at Information Systems & Computing Academic Professionals conference
Nov 13, 2023

Three faculty from Appalachian State's Department of Computer Information Systems received awards November 1-4 at the Information Syste...

Xiong to serve as associate dean for advanced studies in business

Xiong to serve as associate dean for advanced studies in business
Jul 5, 2023

Dr. Jason Xiong, an associate professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems, will serve as associate dean for advanced studies in b...

Research from 9 Walker College faculty members will be featured March 30-31 during the Appalachian Research in Business Symposium
Mar 7, 2023

Research from nine Walker College of Business faculty members will be featured as part of the Appalachian Research in Business Symposium, to be h...

Dr. Xiong named finalist in Boone Chamber's 4 Under 40 Awards

Xiong named finalist in Boone Chamber's 4 Under 40 Awards
Mar 7, 2023

Jason Xiong, an associate professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and director of Appalachian State University's&nb...

Dr. Jason Xiong earns CRAM award for research.

CIS Associate Professor, Dr. Jason Xiong earns GRAM award.
Feb 13, 2023

Three faculty members in the Walker College of Business have been awarded Graduate Research Assistant Mentoring Program (GRAM) funding ...