Alumni

Laura Yates Clark, captured by Melissa Key (2021)

Psychology alumna Laura Yates Clark '99 gives back to the community
Oct 10, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — As the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of United Way of Central Carolinas, College of Arts and Sciences alumna Laura Yates Clark '99 leads the effort to improve economic mobility in communities across Anson, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, and Union counties.

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The Appalachian State College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) announces its 2022 Outstanding Alumni award winner as Dr. Lara Souza.

CAS 2022 Outstanding Alumni Award: Dr. Lara Souza '99 '03
Jul 28, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — The Appalachian State College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) announces its 2022 Outstanding Alumni Award recipient as Dr. Lara Souza '99 '03.

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Appalachian State University alumnus Douglas Middleton Jr. ’15 ’18 is the recipient of App State’s 2022 Young Alumni Award, which honors individuals under 40 years of age for their exceptional service to the university and accomplishments in their career.

2022 Alumni Awards: Douglas Middleton Jr. ’15 ’18 — Young Alumni Award
Jul 27, 2022

Appalachian State University alumnus Douglas Middleton Jr. ’15 ’18 is the recipient of App State’s 2022 Young Alumni Award, which honors individuals under 40 years of age for their exceptional service to the university and accomplishments in their career.

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An aerial view of Founders Plaza, with statues of two of App State’s co-founders, B.B. Dougherty and Lillie Shull Dougherty, and Founders Bell Pavilion.

50 years of giving: App State families change lives, build legacies
Jul 6, 2022

Appalachian State University alumni have often said that once you become part of the Mountaineer community, you never truly leave. While many share this sentiment, some alumni have bolstered these connections by consistently donating to and supporting their alma mater for more than 50 years.

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Dr. Reeves Shulstad, professor in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music, has received the 2022 University of North Carolina Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State’s Dr. Reeves Shulstad receives 2022 UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award
Mar 31, 2022

Dr. Reeves Shulstad, professor of musicology in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music, has received the 2022 University of North Carolina Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award.

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Alumni Faith Dearman Photo submitted.

Faith Dearman ’13, ’21 works to improve learning opportunities and facilitate positivity
Mar 2, 2022

Faith Dearman is a member of the North Carolina School Psychology Association (NCPSA), and a school psychologist within the Wake County Public School System.

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Honors alumna Maddie Gaillard ‘21. Photo submitted.

Honors alumna Maddie Gaillard ‘21 teaches English in Spain
Feb 25, 2022

Honors alumna and Chancellor’s Scholar Maddie Gaillard ‘21 has been serving as an English Language Assistant (ELA) through the North American Language and Culture Assistants Program (NALCAP) in V

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Kate Bloom ’18, graduate of Appalachian and employee of the National Park Service. Photo submitted.

Then and Now: Kate Bloom, Public History
Feb 7, 2022

Kate Bloom ’18  M.A. Public History  From Aliquippa, P.A.  THEN  College News, Then & Now, Alumni
Triassic Trip 2008, including Anna A. Littlefield. This image shows students measuring the thickness of the layers of rock exposed in the Blue Hills near St. Johns, Arizona. This allowed the participants to put the fossils in stratigraphic order and compare them to other localities, such as Petrified Forest National Park. Photo by Kristan Cockerill.

252 million years ago, four alumni, one road trip and a cause
Jan 14, 2022

How a field experience created a lasting bond for App State alums

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