Outreach and Community Engagement

Appalachian State University junior Jenny Ly, a computer science major who is originally from Vietnam. She lives in Sherrills Ford. Photo submitted

Success is in her code: App State’s Jenny Ly among up-and-coming women in computer science
Oct 7, 2019

Appalachian State University junior Chau “Jenny” Ly found her passion for programming and science during her first hackathon — a collaborative c...

Appalachian Police Department Capt. K.C. Mitchell, far right in back row, and Detective Tina Dunn, far left in middle row, with the 2019 graduates of the Appalachian Police Academy — part of Appalachian State University’s Appalachian Police Officer Development Program (APDP). Pictured, from front row to back row, left to right, are graduates Anthony Gibbs, of Wake Forest; Connor Malmstrom, of Concord; Brandon Southard, of Kernersville; John Sanders, of Durham; Abigail Rivera, of Durham; Haley Triplette, of

Appalachian Police Academy celebrates second graduating class
Oct 4, 2019

Fifteen recruits graduated from the Appalachian State University Police Academy in August and all passed the examination to become certified North Car...

Appalachian alumna Tasse Little ’86, from Charlotte, is a member of the Appalachian Builds a Home planning committee. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Mountaineer alumna picks up her hammer to help with App Builds a Home
Oct 2, 2019

Tasse Little ’86 combines two of her passions — Appalachian State University and Habitat for Humanity — into her role on the planning team for&n...

Participants last year on Sanford Mall enjoying Community FEaST at Appalachian State. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette.

Community FEaST 2019: Food Engagement and Storytelling
Sep 23, 2019

AppalFRESH, the Appalachian Food Research for Equity Sustainability and Health Collaborative is hosting the third annual Community FEaST (Food En...

Brock Long ’97 ’99, executive chairman of Hagerty Consulting. Photo Submitted

‘Emergency Management: Successes, Challenges and Community Involvement’ panel discussion with Brock Long, executive chairman of Hagerty Consulting
Sep 19, 2019

Brock Long, former administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with several local emergency services management members, wi...

Professor Shea Tuberty, second from left, assists Eli Fried, a student at Chapel Hill High School, with his waders. Andrew Degele, far right, a student at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, and Salil Pai, a student in the Early College at Guilford Community College, observe. Photo by Marie Freeman

High water, higher expectations — a STEM learning experience for all ages at App State
Sep 13, 2019

For three days in mid-July, 15 North Carolina high school rising juniors and seniors enrolled in the North Carolina School of Math and Sciences’&nbs...

Dr. Brent James and Sarah Donovan. Photo submitted.

Collaboration at the border
Sep 13, 2019

This May, Dr. Brent James, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures; Sarah Donovan, Lecturer in the Department of Soci...

Brewconomy promotional image. Photo submitted.

Brewconomy: A documentary film about North Carolina’s craft beer movement followed by a panel discussion with filmmaker Camden Watts
Sep 11, 2019

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.I.G. Greer AuditoriumThis event is free and open to the public.North Carolina filmmaker Camden Watts ex...

 Dr. Denise Martz. Photo by University Communications

Bookstore Faculty Author Spotlight presents Dr. Denise Martz
Sep 10, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 20195 p.m. Plemmons Student Union, Price Lake, Room 201A.This event is free and open to the public.A program sponsored by the...

Heather Booth, photo submitted.

Film Marker Heather Booth Screens "Changing the World"
Sep 9, 2019

Part of the University Forum Lecture Series: Appalachian Celebrates the 19th Amendment, 125 Years of Women's SuffrageSeptember 18, 2019, 6:30-9 pm (Q ...