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Appalachian Journal Releases New Issue v.47: 1-2
Mar 18, 2020

Appalachian State’s interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterlyThe latest Appalachian Journal features reviews and articles that focus on opioids in ...

Kat Jones '17, B.S. in Sociology with a concentration in criminology, deviance, and law pictured here in her new role as one of North Carolina's Probation/Parole Officers. Photo Submitted.

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 ...

Appalachian Police Department named among top 25 in the nation for student safety

Appalachian Police Department named among top 25 in the nation for student safety
Feb 12, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Safe Campus: The National Campus Safety Summit has named the Appalachian State University Police Department (APD) ...

 Two Paid Internships Available with the National Park Service

Two Paid Internships Available with the National Park Service
Feb 7, 2020

The Kings Mountain National Military Park, near Blacksburg, South Carolina is seeking Appalachin State Universitystudents or recent graduates with a b...

Center Organizes Talk by NC-based Black Panther to Mark Black History Month 2020

Center Organizes Talk by NC-based Black Panther to Mark Black History Month 2020
Jan 30, 2020

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies invites the public to a presentation by the Rev. Dr. Bradford Lilley (High Point, NC) on Tues...

Student volunteers in Appalachian State University’s 21st annual MLK Challenge, held Jan. 20, work at Helping Hands Woodlot Ministry, located beside the Hospitality House in Boone. Overall, challenge participants contributed 1,350 hours of service to 16 local organizations. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Students contribute 1,350 service hours in App State’s 21st MLK Challenge
Jan 29, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Despite unexpected snow, high winds and chilly temperatures, about 150 students gathered for the 21st annual MLK Challenge — a day o...

Appalachian Chancellor Sheri Everts, second from left, with the inaugural winners of the Chancellor’s Awards for Inclusive Excellence: Rabbi Stephen Roberts, spiritual leader of the Temple of the High Country, far left; Watauga County Schools Superintendent Scott Elliott, who represented the school district’s Coffee Talk program, second from right; and Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin, professor in and chair of Appalachian’s A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, far right. Photo by Marie Fr

App State presents inaugural awards for inclusive excellence, welcomes poet Nikki Giovanni
Jan 21, 2020

Appalachian State University honored Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin, Rabbi Stephen Roberts and the Watauga County Schools Coffee Talk program with the inau...

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 ...

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...

Dr. Kurt Michael, a licensed psychologist and the Stanley R. Aeschleman Distinguished Professor of Psychology in Appalachian State University’s Dr. Wiley F. Smith Department of Psychology. Photo by University Communications.

$2.5M grant supports App State’s continued provision of mental health training and services in rural NC
Dec 10, 2019

Dr. Kurt Michael, a licensed psychologist and the Stanley R. Aeschleman Distinguished Professor of Psychology in Appalachian State University’s ...