Alumni

As a client services advocate at OASIS (Opposing Abuse with Service, Information and Shelter) in Boone, Appalachian State University alumna Carter Blue ’20 said she enjoys the variety in her job, which includes engaging in crisis support services with clients, serving at the OASIS housing shelter, acting as a medical advocate for sexual assault victims and connecting people to other agencies and resources. Photo submitted

App State alumna Carter Blue ’20 — a champion for survivors of violence
Sep 21, 2021

As a senior at Appalachian State University, Carter Blue ’20 delved into intimate partner violence in her senior thesis. Now, she is a champion for ...

Rhiannon Reed-Kelly ’20, who lives in Dublin, Ireland, graduated summa cum laude from Appalachian State University with a B.S. in community and regional planning, a B.S. in geography with a certificate in geographic information systems and a minor in sustainable development. She is pictured in the Dublin Mountains. Photo submitted

Mountaineer alumna Rhiannon Reed-Kelly ’20 has her eye on international urban design
Sep 9, 2021

Rhiannon Reed-Kelly ’20 dreams of designing a world of happy, healthy cities — inspired by a book she read as a geography student at Appalachian S...

Announcing Trevor McKenzie, director of the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University. Photo by Megan Sheppard

Alumnus Trevor McKenzie named Director of Center for Appalachian Studies
Aug 17, 2021

Trevor McKenzie '10, '12 has been named director of the Center for Appalachian Studies effective Aug 1, 2021. McKenzie has worked for almost a decade ...

Patricia Ferreira, ’21, masters in Experimental Psychology graduate. Photo submitted.

Alumna Continues Legal Psychology Research from time at Appalachian
Jul 22, 2021

Patricia Ferreira ’21 received a masters in Experimental Psychology in May and contributed to research in the Dr. Wiley F. Smith Department of Psych...

Appalachian State University alumna Julianna Roupas ’21, of Charlotte, earned a self-designed B.A. in interdisciplinary studies with a focus in studies of integrative health sciences, as well as a minor in Spanish. She graduated summa cum laude from App State in May. Photo submitted

App State’s Julianna Roupas ’21 designed her own path to medical school
Jul 6, 2021

Julianna Roupas ’21 wrote her own ticket for her journey to medical school with a self-designed major at Appalachian State University. Roupas gradua...

Appalachian State University alumna and poet Dr. M. Soledad Caballero ’95, professor of English and chair of the women’s, gender and sexuality studies program at Allegheny College. Photo submitted

Alumna, professor and award-winning poet shares her Mountaineer journey
Jul 1, 2021

From her classes and poetry workshops at Appalachian State University, to campus green spaces and the many hours spent in Belk Library and Information...

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Degrees Conferred Available Online
Jun 14, 2021

Appalachian State University has released the Dean's and Chancellor's lists for the Spring 2021 semester as well as the list of 2,449 undergraduate st...

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Spring 2021 Chancellor’s or Dean’s Lists announced
May 17, 2021

The Office of the Registrar announces that 7,588 undergraduate students have been named to the Chancellor’s or Dean’s List&nbs...

Top to Bottom: Nathan Minton graduated in December 2020 with a B.S. in history, social studies education. He completed his student teaching with Terry Henthorne at Hibriten High School in Caldwell County. Carman Crook is graduating with a B.S. in mathematics secondary education. She did her student teaching with Jessica Rowe at Wilkes Central High School in Wilkes County. Photos submitted.

Two CAS Student Teacher of the Year finalists: Nathan Minton and Carman Crook
May 10, 2021

Nathan Minton, originally from Granite Falls, North Carolina, chose App State because, to him, it felt like home. “From the moment I stepped foot on...

Appalachian State University graduate Emily Hatem ’19. Photo submitted

Sociology major begins career with AmeriCorps before heading to graduate school
May 3, 2021

After graduating from Appalachian State University, sociology major Emily Hatem ’19 joined AmeriCorps, a federal agency that brings people together ...