About the College

The College of Arts & Sciences at Appalachian State University is home to 17 academic departments, two centers and one residential college spanning the humanities and the social, 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

Freedom Johnson '22

SAFE Student Spotlight: Freedom Johnson '22

Freedom Johnson '22Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023Project: "Recognition of the ClbR Gene in Escherichia coli with Ha...

Josie Patch

SAFE Student Spotlight: Josie Patch

Josie PatchStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023Project: "Archiving Environmental Justice: Collaborative Ethnographic and ...

Appalachian State University's High Country Humanities—with support from North Carolina Humanities—will offer free guided tours of the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum for up to 75 people on Monday, July 29, 2024 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

July 29: Free Guided Tours of the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum

Free Guided Tours of the Hickory Ridge Living History MuseumMonday, July 29, 2024, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.Hickory Ridge Living History Museum (501...

Dr. Britt Wray

April 25: "Finding Purpose in an Age of Climate Anxiety" with Dr. Britt Wray

Our climate change anxieties have never been more overwhelming—but they’re also the key to saving the planet. Britt Wray shows us how to...

Maryam Sodeyi

SAFE Student Spotlight: Maryam Sodeyi

Maryam SodeyiStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023Project: "Contextual Factor Scale Development: Examining Factors Related...

Dr. Andrew Bellemer, associate professor of molecular neuroscience and assistant chair of faculty administration in Appalachian State University's Department of Biology

Dr. Andrew Bellemer receives NIH grant to connect students to cutting-edge brain mapping data

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Andrew Bellemer, associate professor of molecular neuroscience and assistant chair of faculty administration in Appalachian State ...

Student And Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund

Student And Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund

The Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund provides resources that can be used to transform the undergraduate and graduate experience. Visit this page to learn more about this award, how to apply and current recipients.