Outreach and Community Engagement

Pictured left to right: Mark Noble, Vice President of Development, ECRS; Dr. Randy Edwards, Vice Chancellor of University Advancement, ASU; Dr. Neva J. Specht, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, ASU; Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, Chair of Computer Science, ASU and Pete Catoe, Founder, CEO and President, ECRS. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

Local business ECRS establishes new scholarship program for Computer Science students
Feb 21, 2019

ECR Software Corporation (ECRS), a locally owned business in Boone, N.C. has announced the establishment of a Computer Science High Achievers Scholars...

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The Appalachian SumoBot Competition
Feb 13, 2019

The Appalachian SumoBot competition is returning this semester. Robotic sumo is a competition where two robots, known as sumo-bots, attempt to push ea...

 International Mountain Studies Symposium Keynote Speakers, left to right: Historian Jon Mathieu, professor emeritus from the University of Lucerne, Switzerland; Dr. Dawn Hollis, Leverhulme Postdoctoral Research Fellow from the School of Classics, at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland and Geographer Gilles Rudaz, lecturer and associate researcher in the Department of Geography and Environment at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Photos submitted.

Appalachian announces International Mountain Studies Symposium Keynote Speakers
Feb 8, 2019

Appalachian State University will host three influential, international academics in mountain studies as keynote speakers: Historian Jon Mathieu, prof...

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Watauga County Schools funds continued support of Appalachian ASC Center
Jan 25, 2019

A $30,000 grant awarded to Appalachian State University by Watauga County Schools has ensured students in the school district’s Watauga High School ...

Alana Patterson '18, Biology, Secondary Education. Photo submitted

Three TEAMS: Noyce Scholars are the first to complete a year of teaching
Jan 18, 2019

After graduating last May, Alana Paterson, Biology, Secondary Education; Chris McCollum, Physics, Secondary Education and Chris Kolischak, Middle Grad...