CIS Scholarship application- now open

Apply for scholarships through ASAP — Appalachian Scholarship Application Portal — through Feb. 15
Jan 26, 2022

The Appalachian Scholarship Application Portal is open for scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year.All currently enrolled students who will also be...

Dr. Iyer selected as an AIS Sandra Slaughter Service Award recipient

Dr. Iyer selected as an AIS Sandra Slaughter Service Award recipient
Dec 14, 2021

This week Dr. Lakshmi Iyer, Acting Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research and Professor for the Department of Computer Informations sy...

senior CIS major McKinley Bennett, actuarial science major / MSADA accelerated admitted student Trennon Clapp, and senior CIS and supply chain management double major Jake Reid

App State students put business analytics skills to work in regional competition
Nov 2, 2021

Appalachian State University students represented the university in the 2021 Champion® Analytics Case Competition, Oct. 21-22.App State was represent...

2021 Appalachian State Cyber Summit

Department of Computer Information Systems host Cyber Summit
Sep 10, 2021

 Cyber Summit is a one-day professional development event where you can learn from the leading experts in the Cybersecurity field.  Held on ...

326 students attended last week’s AITP kick-off meeting in the PSU
Sep 7, 2021

The Association of Information Technology Professionals is one of the many business student organizations that kicked off their fall meetings last wee...

Computer information systems faculty members participate in AMCIS social project
Aug 13, 2021

Service work from Dr. Dawn Medlin and Dr. Jason Xiong, Appalachian State University faculty members in the Department of...

CIS professor awarded ADVANCE grant to foster gender equity in information technology
Jul 27, 2021

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., on...

Chris Taylor ’09 ’11, a professional security specialist and senior lecturer in Appalachian State University’s Department of Computer Information Systems. Taylor is the program coordinator for the new cybersecurity concentration in App State’s BSBA in computer information systems degree program. Photo by Chase Reynolds

New cybersecurity concentration gives App State students the skills to combat hackers
Jun 22, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Chris Taylor ’09 ’11 is a computer hacker, and he teaches his students the tricks of the trade — with the best of intentions. Ta...

WCOB and the CIS department Offer Cybersecurity Concentration in Fall 2021

Department of Computer Information Systems Offers New Cyber Security Concentration
May 19, 2021

The Walker College of Business with the Department of Computer Information Systems is pleased to announce a new Cybersecurity concentration offering b...

Jesse Spillars and Ashley Brim

Top AITP Students Selected with Most Memorable Faculty Members
Apr 15, 2021

The Department of Computer Information Systems recently selected their top AITP students for the 2020-2021 academic  year to be honored duri...