Alumni

Forrest Myers after graduating from Appalachian. Photo submitted

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Forrest Myers, Physics and Astronomy
Nov 23, 2020

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Forrest Myers '20, Physics and AstronomyForrest Myers was an undergraduate student from North Wilkesboro, N.C....

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences 2019-20 Outstanding Alumni award winner Carlton Paylor ’96, current Director of Person County Department of Social Services. Photo submitted.

College of Arts and Sciences announces Outstanding Alumni Carlton Paylor
Nov 20, 2020

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences announces its 2019-20 Outstanding Alumni award winner as Carlton Paylor ’96. Paylor wa...

Taylor Foote in Colorado to after presenting her research at the Global Monitoring Annual Conference of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Photo submitted

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Taylor Foote '19, Physics and Astronomy
Nov 12, 2020

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Taylor Foote '19, Physics and Astronomy Taylor Foote was an undergraduate student from Roxboro, N.C.Student and Fac...

“The Unseen Hand” book cover alongside Bealer Moore’s sketchbook and memoir. Photo submitted.

App State alumnus publishes grandfather’s harrowing WWII memoir
Nov 5, 2020

Amidst the global pandemic, distinguished poet and prose writer Dr. Todd Atchison ’01, managed to edit and publish his grandfather’s memoir “The...

Chantelle Rondel conducting research in 2018 for her SAFE Grant project, holding an Appalachian elktoe mussel. Photo submitted

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Chantelle Rondel ‘19, Biology
Nov 4, 2020

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Chantelle Rondel '19, BiologyChantelle Rondel was a graduate student from Franklin, N.C.Student and Faculty Excellence (...

JoAnna Klein, a freelance science journalist and regular contributor to the New York Times visits the Math Colloquium Series virtually. Photo/graphic created by Dept of Math.

Math Colloquium Series: Science writing with alumna JoAnna Klein
Nov 3, 2020

Appalachian State University's Department of Mathematical Sciences is excited to host JoAnna Klein, a freelance science journalist and regular co...

CAS Dean’s office staff and award winners pictured are top to bottom, left to right: Diana Nelson, director of CASSH; Ellen G. Burnette, Director of Marketing, Communication and Engagement; Dr. Neva J. Specht, Dean; Dr. Michael Madritch, Associate Dean; Outstanding Alumni Carlton Paylor; Lauren Stansberry, Administrative Support Specialist; Jenny Morris, History; Jenna Valley, Biology; Dr. Suzanna Bräuer, Biology; Dr. Mark Bradbury, Associate Dean; Dr. Başak Çandar, English; Dr. Kara Dempsey, Geography and

App State CAS announces faculty and staff awards 2019-20
Oct 26, 2020

Each year, Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences recognizes several members of the faculty and staff for outstanding service, ...

Pictured are three members of Appalachian State University’s Special Collections staff: Anna Smith, archives processing assistant, left; Kim Sims, coordinator of special collections and university archivist, center; and Trevor McKenzie ’10 ’12, manuscript processing assistant. Photo by Marie Freeman

Library treasure trove preserves history of Appalachia, App State
Oct 23, 2020

Tucked away on the fourth floor of Appalachian State University’s Carol Grotnes Belk Library and Information Commons is the Special Collections...

Appalachian State University alumna Hannah Griffin ’15, who is now an 11th grade earth and environmental science teacher at Piedmont High School in Monroe. Photo submitted

App State alumna teaches next generation of students how to learn through inquiry
Oct 7, 2020

At Piedmont High School in Monroe, Appalachian State University alumna Hannah Griffin ’15 (née Godwin) makes earth and environmental science a hand...

Olivia Martin

One student’s role in challenging stereotypes of Appalachia in the media
Oct 5, 2020

This May, Olivia Martin ’20, graduated from Appalachian State University. Since graduating, she has become involved with 100 Days in Appalachia, an ...