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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...

Patrick Osborne and Dr. Jeff Kaleta

Top CIS Student and Most Memorable Professor Honored at WCOB Honors Convocation
Apr 15, 2021

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

Will O'Malley, Caleb Wright, Manas Desai and Dr. Jason Xiong

Walker College of Business students and faculty present research during App State's celebration of student research and creative endeavors
Apr 14, 2021

Walker College of Business students will be included as part of Appalachian State University's Office of Student Research's 2021 celebration of studen...

Samantha Williams earns staff shout out with Walker College Business staffers

CIS Staff member earns "SHOUT OUT" for excellent service with other WCOB staffers
Apr 7, 2021

Members of the Walker College of Business staff have earned a Staff Senate Staff Shout Out for exemplary service in their work during the fi...

Cyber Security Concentration To Begin Fall 2021

Cyber Security Concentration To Begin Fall 2021
Mar 29, 2021

Beginning in Fall 2021, the Department of Computer Information Systems is pleased to offer a concentration in Cybersecurity for all CIS majo...

Dr. Jeffrey Sachs

Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, world-renowned economist, author and thought leader, to speak March 30
Mar 11, 2021

Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, a world-renowned economist, author and thought leader, will speak to the Appalachian State University community on T...

Hunsinger named as chair

Dr. Scott Hunsinger to serve as chair of the Department of Computer Information Systems in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University
Feb 16, 2021

Dr. Scott Hunsinger has been named chair for the Department of Computer Information Systems in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State Uni...