Alumni

Caroline Sager. Photo Submitted.

Baku Bound: Appalachian Student Awarded Critical Language Scholarship from U.S. Department of State
Jun 19, 2019

The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships is pleased to announce that Caroline Sager, a recent graduate at Appalachian State University has be...

During the College of Arts and Sciences’ commencement ceremony Saturday afternoon, graduates and their families and friends, along with Appalachian faculty, staff and leadership, fill the university’s Holmes Convocation Center. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian celebrates its Class of 2019 — nearly 4,000 students — at Spring 2019 Commencement
May 15, 2019

The palpable excitement of Appalachian State University’s Class of 2019 — nearly 4,000 students — was evident throughout Friday and Saturday’s...

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CAS Outstanding Alumni Award nominations due May 24
May 13, 2019

The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking nominations for the 2019 College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award. Each year we hon...

Graduation in the Holmes Convocation Center. Photo by University Communications

Watch Spring 2019 Commencement
May 13, 2019

Watch Archived streamsThe following Spring 2019 Commencement streams have been archived and are available online:College of Arts and SciencesWalker Co...

alumna, Caroline Noel ’13 holds a B.A. in Anthropology and a B.A. in English with a concentration in film studies. Photo Submitted.

Appalachian alumna wins NSF Fellowship: Support for graduate-level global study
May 9, 2019

Appalachian State University alumna, Caroline Noel ’13 has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows...

Student scientists and instructors test the water quality in Boone Creek, a waterway that travels through Appalachian’s main campus. Plans to daylight the creek are part of a larger resiliency initiative. Photo by Marie Freeman

The case for resiliency
Apr 18, 2019

Appalachian biology professor Dr. Shea Tuberty and former FEMA Administrator Brock Long discuss how developing a culture of preparedness fosters resil...

Appalachian alumnus Chris Waldon ’16 ’18, a site reliability engineer at IBM. Photo submitted

Surrounded by inspiration, Appalachian alumnus keeps applications running at IBM
Apr 17, 2019

As a site reliability engineer at IBM, Appalachian State University alumnus Chris Waldon’s favorite aspect of his job is working with great peo...

Appalachian alumna Dr. Meredith McCarroll ’98 ’01, director of writing and rhetoric at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. McCarroll is the author of “Unwhite: Appalachia, Race, and Film” and “Appalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy.” Photo submitted

Dancing with words at Appalachian
Apr 4, 2019

Dr. Meredith McCarroll ’98 ’01 — Appalachian State University alumna, author and director of writing and rhetoric at Bowdoin College in Brunswic...

Matt Pegram ’12 & ’14  B.S. Applied Physics; M.A., Engineering Physics, Instrumentation and Automation (PSM) and M.B.A., Master of Business Administration. Photo submitted.

Q and A with Matt Pegram, National Instruments
Apr 2, 2019

Matt Pegram ’12 & ’14B.S. Applied PhysicsM.S., Engineering Physics, Instrumentation and Automation (PSM) M.B.A., Master of Business Administra...

The cover of Appalachian Reckoning by Dr. Meredith McCarroll, a two-time Appalachian State University alumna

Appalachian Reckoning - Book discussion with author Meredith McCarroll
Mar 29, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 20196 p.m.Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 421This event is free and open to the campus and communityBook Discussion wi...