Alumni

(Left to right) Students Daniel Frye, Ashely Tauscher, Annah Seaford, Brian Bauk, Darby Adams, Amber Layfield, Travian Smith, Aaron Pura on the Department of Government and Justice Studies “Justice in D.C.” Study Away trip in summer 2019. Photo submitted by Aaron Pura.

App State’s Department of Government and Justice Studies immerses students in the political world on summer D.C. experiences
Dec 9, 2019

In summer 2019, students traveled to Washington, D.C. with the Department of Government and Justice Studies to get an up-close view of U.S. politics a...

App State grad applies psychology degree to help youth through the Peace Corps

App State grad applies psychology degree to help youth through the Peace Corps
Nov 26, 2019

 Recent Appalachian State University graduate Andrés Rosa ’19 is serving in the Peace Corps, applying what he learned and experienced at ...

Appalachian alumnus Jake Dorsett ’18, left, and his research mentor, Dr. Scott Marshall, professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences (GES), view their three-dimensional model of faults and earthquake locations in California’s Imperial Valley. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian graduate’s research advances the understanding of earthquakes
Nov 20, 2019

While an undergraduate at Appalachian State University, Jake Dorsett ’18 conducted some earthshaking research that was recently published ...

Hannah Krueger ’17, a doctoral student at Brown University. Kruger had a full-ride Chancellor’s Scholarship while a student at Appalachian. The scholarship is designed for students with ambitious academic goals involving graduate or professional postbaccalaureate degrees. Photo by University Communications

Hannah Krueger ’17 works on her Ph.D. straight from App State
Oct 30, 2019

Hannah Krueger, a 2017 graduate of Appalachian State University’s Geology (BS) - Quantitative Geoscience degree program, hopes to become a...

Appalachian alumna Lindsay Bookout ’16, a freelance proofreader in Wilmington operating under the name Pendulum Proofreading. Bookout, who is originally from Charlotte, is currently studying for the LSAT, with a goal of attending law school in fall 2021 to focus on animal and environmental law. Photo submitted

Alumna pursues law school aspirations while helping others put their best words forward
Oct 25, 2019

Appalachian State University alumna and self-professed “grammar nerd” Lindsay Bookout ’16, of Wilmington, would never call herself a hero, and y...

The College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University has named William L. (Larry) Bridges ’75 as the Outstanding Alumni Award winner for 2018–19. Photo by University Communications.

College Outstanding Alumni Award Winner: Larry Bridges
Oct 23, 2019

William ‘Larry’ BridgesVisiting LecturerDepartment of Computer ScienceCAS Outstanding Alumni AwardAppalachian State University’s College of...

Appalachian alumnus Jonathan Kappler ’05 is the 2019 recipient of the Appalachian Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Award. Kappler serves as chief of staff to the deputy secretary for behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disabilities with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State recognizes Young Alumni Award winner Jonathan Kappler ’05
Oct 21, 2019

“Appalachian was an obvious choice for me from the beginning,” said Jonathan Kappler ’05, Appalachian State University’s 2019 Young Alumni Awa...

Caroline Davis ’16 ’19 interned with the Appalachian Theatre of the High Country while completing her Master in Public Administration degree at Appalachian. She now works at Western Youth Network in Boone. Photo submitted

App State alumna’s internship at Appalachian Theatre sets the stage for her career
Oct 9, 2019

Caroline Davis ’16 ’19 spent last summer working as an intern for the Appalachian Theatre of the High Country (ATHC), setting the stage for h...

Dr. Laura Wright, professor of English at Western Carolina University. photo from: https://www.northcarolina.edu/content/Laura-Wright

“The Dangerous Vegan: The Politics of Scholarship, Identity and Consumption in the Anthropocene” with alumna Dr. Laura Wright
Oct 4, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 20195 p.m.Belk Library, Room 421This event is free and open to the campus and community.Dr. Laura Wright is professor of En...

Appalachian alumna Tasse Little ’86, from Charlotte, is a member of the Appalachian Builds a Home planning committee. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Mountaineer alumna picks up her hammer to help with App Builds a Home
Oct 2, 2019

Tasse Little ’86 combines two of her passions — Appalachian State University and Habitat for Humanity — into her role on the planning team for&n...