Faculty and Staff

Boxes of donated goods for Ashe County senior citizens, part of the Appalachian Senior Programs Project Star. Photo submitted.

Project Star has Stellar Year in Assisting Local Seniors
Feb 12, 2021

For the past 18 years, Appalachian Senior Programs has sponsored Project Star for disadvantaged senior citizens in Ashe County. While the project face...

A veterinary technician interacts with a cat client. Photo courtesy of Banfield Pet Hospital®

App State and Banfield Pet Hospital® announce new online vet tech program aimed at addressing veterinary shortage
Feb 11, 2021

Appalachian State University and Banfield Pet Hospital® — the leading provider of preventive veterinary care in the U.S. and part of the ...

App State Belk Library. Photo by University Communications.

University Archives repository for dissertations and masters theses prior to 2010
Feb 11, 2021

The University Archives is the official repository for dissertations and masters theses.   Prior to 2010, dissertations and theses were subm...

This aerial photo of Appalachian State University campus shows an inset image (bottom right) of the $50,000 grant check awarded to App State by the North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Foundation. This funding will support App State’s implementation of the foundation’s Rural Opportunity Grant program — a pilot initiative designed to support public nonprofits in the state’s Northwest, Northeast and Sandhills regions. App State will serve as the program’s anchor institution for the Northwest No

App State awarded SECU funds for pilot program to benefit nonprofits in rural Northwest NC
Feb 10, 2021

Appalachian State University is one of three University of North Carolina System institutions selected to administer the Rural Opportunity Grant progr...

SAFE grant recipient, Dr. Cameron Lippard

SAFE Grant Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Cameron Lippard
Feb 2, 2021

Dr. Cameron Lippard Professor and Department Chair, Department of Sociology Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund recipient P...

Fulbright Week February 16-18, 2021

Fulbright Week 2021
Feb 1, 2021

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 500 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are...

CAS Zoomers continue Spring 2021 graphic

Save the Dates: CAS Zoomers Continue
Jan 28, 2021

In the midst of a global pandemic, the College of Arts and Sciences started a virtual zoom series to engage with Appalachian alumni and friends. We ar...

Department of Philosophy and Religion

Grant-supported App State project explores relationship between religious studies and public issues
Jan 26, 2021

With a $50,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation, religious studies faculty at Appalachian State University are envisioning teaching and schol...

Appalachian State University scientists Dr. Gregg Marland, left and Dr. Dennis Gilfillan ’08 are among 86 scientists worldwide who contributed their expertise to the Global Carbon Project’s 2020 Global Carbon Budget — an annual, in-depth report on the amount of CO2 produced by the world’s nations and how much enters the ocean, is taken up by growing plants or accumulates in the atmosphere. Marland holds a dual appointment as an adjunct research professor in App State’s Department of Geological and Environme

Climate change and the rise of CO2: App State scientists contribute to 2020 Global Carbon Budget
Jan 19, 2021

The Global Carbon Project (GCP) has released its annual 2020 Global Carbon Budget, which estimates CO2 emissions for the year have decreased by 2...