Audra Ellis ’95 B.S. Criminal Justice, B.S. Psychology from Lincolnton, N.C. Photo submitted.

Then and Now: Audra Ellis, Government and Justice Studies
Apr 14, 2020

Audra Ellis ’95B.S. Criminal JusticeB.S. PsychologyLincolnton, N.C. THEN:Ellis’s four and a half years at Appalachian helped her to expl...

Current photo of Emily Blackburn. Photo submitted.

Then And Now: Emily Blackburn, Geology
Apr 7, 2020

 Emily Blackburn ’18B.S., GeologyCherryville, N.C. THEN:As a graduate of the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Bla...

Thanatotheristes degrootorum was a predator at the top of its food chain that lived approximately 79.5 million years ago and is Canada’s oldest known tyrannosaur. It was identified as a new species by Appalachian alumnus Jared Voris ’16, who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. Illustration by Julius Csotonyi

App State alumnus identifies a new tyrannosaur species
Apr 1, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Jared Voris ’16 had his hands on a ferocious beast — and lived to tell about it. In fact, this Appalachian State University alumnu...

Meredith Hooks ’00,’02 B.A. History, M.A. Political Science from Greensboro, N.C. Photo submitted.

Then and Now: Meredith Hooks, History and Political Science
Mar 31, 2020

Meredith Hooks ’00,’02B.A. HistoryM.A. Political Science Greensboro, N.C. THEN:Hooks' experience at Appalachian prepared her for her rol...

Appalachian alumnus Jalyn Howard ’17, of Chapel Hill, earned a B.S. in health care management, with minors in general business and philosophy. Now he is pursuing his M.S. in health care management at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Photo submitted

Alumnus applies a different philosophy to health care management
Mar 30, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Jalyn Howard ’17, of Chapel Hill, is in the business of providing free health care to uninsured or underinsured patients with chroni...

Diana J. Nelson has been named Director of the  College of Arts and Sciences, College Advising and Support Services Hub (CASSH) office. Photo by University Communications.

College of Arts and Sciences Advising office announces new leadership
Mar 16, 2020

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences announces new leadership of the College Advising and Support Services Hub (CAS...

Kat Jones '17, B.S. in Sociology pictured in her new role as one of North Carolina's Probation/Parole Officers.

Sociology major applies her skills in new position as a Parole Officer
Mar 13, 2020

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a concentration in criminology, deviance, and law in 2017, Katie Jones ...

App State alumnus applies critical thinking skills behind the lens

App State alumnus applies critical thinking skills behind the lens
Feb 25, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — An appreciation for critical thinking and research skills, both fostered during his time as a psychology major at Appalachian State Un...

Fulbright program award logo

App State named a top producer of Fulbright students in 2019–20
Feb 14, 2020

Appalachian State University has been named a top producing institution for Fulbright students among master’s institutions for the 2019–20 grant y...

ASU current English department graduate student and author Thom Young. Photo Submitted.

University Bookstore Student Author Spotlight: Thom Young
Jan 16, 2020

 Author Thom Young shares his recently published book, "Bespoke."Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5 p.m. Beacon Heights, Room 417Plemmons Student...