The College of Arts & Sciences at Appalachian State University is home to 16 academic departments, two academic programs, two centers, and one residential college spanning the humanities, social sciences, and the mathematical and natural sciences. The college is dedicated to providing instruction and research essential to the University's mission and seeks to cultivate the habits of inquiry, learning, and service among all its constituents.

College News

Dr. Isaac Garfield Greer, I.G. Greer
May 23, 2017

Ensuring the Future of Excellence in Teaching

The History Department of the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University houses the I. G. Greer Professorship--the oldest named professorship at our institution, turning 40 this year and conceived by the class of 1916.

Student Ryan Hellenbrand and two-time alumna Megan Holt-Smith have each received a 2017 Fulbright award.
May 23, 2017

The Office of International Education and Development (OIED) at Appalachian State University has announced that student Ryan Hellenbrand of Boone and alumna Megan Holt-Smith of Mount Airy have been chosen as recipients of Fulbright scholarship awards. The Fulbright U.S.

Jackson Weisner, a senior at ASU, embodies what the internship hopes to accomplish. Weisner, a criminal justice major, spent his summer interning with the police department in his hometown of Thomasville. After he graduates in December, Weisner said he plans on going to the police academy in January and then apply for a job with one of the police departments or sheriff’s offices in the Triad area.
May 22, 2017

by Phillip Ramati
University of North Carolina
A System of Higher Learning 

The research of four additional Innovation Scholars and their collaborators was funded by Appalachian State University’s Research Institute for Environment, Energy, and Economics (RIEEE) and the College of Arts and Sciences. They are, from left: Dr. Nathan Mowa, Dr. Suzanna Brauer, Grace Plummer, Kevin Gamble, Hei-Young Kim and Dr. Steve Seagle. Photo by Marie Freeman
May 19, 2017

Appalachian State University leadership in the Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics and the College of Arts and Sciences announced funding of four additional faculty scholarships for Chancellor Sheri N. Everts’ Appalachian Innovation Scholars Program (AISP).

Recipients of the first Appalachian Innovation Scholars grants are, standing from left, Dr. Kyle Thompson, Dr. Paul Wallace, Dr. Ok-Youn Yu; seated, Anna Ward and Dr. Anne Fanatico.
May 19, 2017

Five proposals selected as ‘stunning examples of original thinking and collaboration,’ receive $10,000 each


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