Alumni

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...

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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...

Graduates process into Appalachian State University’s Holmes Convocation Center during Fall 2019 Commencement Dec. 13. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State welcomes newest class of 1,300 alumni
Dec 20, 2019

The Holmes Convocation Center at Appalachian State University came alive to the sounds of “Pomp and Circumstance” as more than 1,300 students cros...

National Board Certified Teacher Dr. Amie Snow ’06 ’14, director of curriculum and instruction at the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork, greets two young students as they enter the school for Open House Aug. 22. Snow is a two-time graduate of Appalachian and her NBCT credential includes a generalist/middle childhood certification. She holds an M.A. in reading education with a general graduate teaching certificate and a doctorate in educational leadership. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State named No. 1 nationally for certified teachers
Dec 19, 2019

Appalachian State University has been recognized — for the fourth consecutive year — as a national leader for the number of Reich College of ...

Photo of App State student's graduation cap at Commencement. Photo by University Communications.

December 2019 Commencement
Dec 13, 2019

Appalachian State University will host two ceremonies Dec. 13 in the Holmes Convocation Center for the more than 1,300 students who have app...

Winston-Salem Chief of Police Catrina Thompson, a 2009 graduate of Appalachian’s Master of Public Administration program. Photo submitted

Appalachian alumna Catrina Thompson ’09 focuses on community as Winston-Salem’s chief of police
Dec 13, 2019

Winston-Salem’s chief of police, Catrina Thompson ’09, said her Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree with a concentration in public m...