Outreach and Community Engagement

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 ...

Appalachian alumna Hughlene Bostian Frank ’68, who died in May. Frank matched a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to fund Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series, which is named in her honor. Photo by Marie Freeman

Hughlene Bostian Frank touched students’ lives through Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series
Sep 6, 2019

Hughlene Bostian Frank ’68, the eponymous patron of Appalachian State University’s Visiting Writers Series, maintained that while she was an ...

Historian Dr. Leonard Rogoff author of “Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South” (2017) and “Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina” (2010) . Photo submitted.

Historian Dr. Leonard Rogoff will present a lecture on the Art Collecting Cone Sisters of Blowing Rock
Sep 5, 2019

“The Cones on Blowing Rock: Kultur in the High Country” Thursday, Sept. 19, 20192:30 p.m.Parkway Ballroom, Room 420, Plemmons Student UnionThis ev...

Jessica Pittman Dale. Photo Submitted.

Jessica Pittman Dale Applies Her Sociology Skills to Encourage Prevention in Our Communities
Sep 4, 2019

Jessica Pittman Dale is an Appalachian State alumnus with a mission. Graduating in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology with a concentr...

Amber Gregory, Ian Foley, Alissa Ellis, and Felicia Arriaga

Sociology student Ian Foley shares his Internship experience with the ACLU
Aug 29, 2019

As part of his requirements for his Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Criminology, Deviance, and Law, Ian worked with sociology facul...

Appalachian sophomore Kara Snow, an applied physics major with an emphasis in astrophysics, working in the Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Photo submitted

App State’s Kara Snow excels in internship at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Aug 5, 2019

Appalachian State University sophomore Kara Snow, of Raleigh, spent her childhood immersed in astronomy — from reading a glow-in-the-dark book on th...

Bayley Plummer ’19, a recent graduate of Appalachian’s B.S. in criminal justice program who is continuing her Appalachian education by pursuing an MPA. She will continue to work part-time security shifts as an Appalachian police cadet while she earns her graduate degree and plays one more season as a center/forward for the Mountaineers women’s basketball team. Photo by Chase Reynolds

APDP cadet Bayley Plummer gives her all in the classroom, on the court and in the community
Jul 29, 2019

Bayley Plummer ’19, a recent graduate of Appalachian State University’s B.S. in criminal justice program from Thomasville, may have foun...