Appalachian alumni take different paths to careers in fermentation

Apples, Australia and vaccines
Aug 9, 2018

Three alumni from the fermentation sciences program at Appalachian State University demonstrate the diversity and versatility of career options open to students in the degree program.

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Johnna Reisner, a two-time alumna of Appalachian State University, has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award to teach in Poland for the 2018–19 academic year. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Two-time alumna Johnna Reisner has received a 2018–19 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award
Jun 18, 2018

Appalachian State University alumna Johnna Reisner ’15 ’17, a Charlotte native, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award by the Polish-U.S.

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Appalachian alumna Cala Castleberry ’17 stops for a photo while serving as an archaeological technician and Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) intern in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Castleberry helped with wildfire mitigation efforts in burned areas of the park. Photo courtesy of Cala Castleberry

From mitigating wildfires to re-creating a battlefield
Jun 14, 2018

Anthropology majors Cala Castleberry ’17, of Tallahassee, Florida, and Hayley Wynn ’17, of Huntersville, aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty helping protect and preserve National Park Service (NPS) sites in the Southeast.

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Taylor Boyd

Taylor Boyd, Sociology Alum Hard at Work!
Jun 1, 2018

Meet Taylor Boyd. Taylor obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Appalachian State University in the Fall of 2014.

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Nadine Lambert '17, from Asheboro, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics with a concentration in computation.

Nadine Lambert ’17 applies her math degree at CGI, a worldwide IT consulting firm
May 19, 2018

As a functional analyst with CGI, Appalachian State University alumna Nadine Lambert ’17 gets to solve puzzles every day.

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Carmen Lowe ’15 ’16, a native of Salisbury, participates in the Charlotte Spartan Sprint, an obstacle course race. As a special agent trainee at the NC Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) agency, Lowe said that maintaining her fitness is an important part of the job. Lowe got involved in obstacle course racing through the encouragement of her professor, Dr. Tammatha Clodfelter. Photo submitted

Internship with SBI leads Carmen Lowe ’15 ’16 into law enforcement career
May 12, 2018

As a third-generation Appalachian State University graduate, Carmen Lowe ’15 ’16 can’t remember missing a university homecoming when she was growing up.

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Alumna Rosemary Messick ’17 majored in psychology with a concentration in business at Appalachian State University. She now lives in Bangalore, India, where she works with startup Three Wheels United to decrease poverty and pollution by creating a sustainable transport system. Photo submitted

Rosemary Messick ’17 works toward reducing pollution and poverty with startup in Bangalore, India
May 2, 2018

Rosemary Messick ’17 credits the diverse experiences she had at Appalachian State University for preparing her to work as a business development associate for Three Wheels United, a financial technology company aimed at establishing a po

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Appalachian alumnae to serve as park interpreters through NPS funding

Appalachian alumnae to serve as park interpreters through NPS funding
Apr 20, 2018

 The National Park Service has awarded $21,508 in funding for two recent Appalachian State University graduates to serve as interpretive staff at Shenandoah National Park, which is located along the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia.

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J. Tyler Ramsey ’16 at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Photo submitted

Chemistry alum’s research indicates potential harm of essential oils
Apr 13, 2018

 Lavender and tea tree oils may be causing breast growth in young boys.

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Courtney Bradway

Courtney Bradway ’15 ’16 says Appalachian’s political science programs prepared her well
Mar 29, 2018

As a legislative correspondent to U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, Courtney Bradway ’15 ’16 has had plenty of “pinch me” moments since going to work in the Capitol.

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