Departmental News

App State intern Sarah Caudill, far right, with leaders in Washington, D.C. With her, from left to right, are Angela Woods, Caudill’s supervisor in the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Academic Exchanges; Macon Barrow, a branch chief in the U.S. Department of State; Kay Cole James, president of the Heritage Foundation; and Caroline Casagrande, deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of State. Photo submitted

Sarah Caudill interns with U.S. Department of State’s Mandela Washington Fellowship
Nov 15, 2019

Through a highly competitive process, Appalachian State University student Sarah Caudill was selected to intern in summer 2019 at the U.S. Department ...

Jess Eatman '03. Photo Submitted.

Jess Eatman Uses Her Sociological Knowledge in the For-Profit World!
Sep 27, 2019

Graduating with double Bachelor of Science degrees in Sociology (Concentration in Applied Research Methods) and Mathematics, Jess Eatman is a great ex...

Book Cover: Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies, edited by Zackary Vernon

Rethinking the Space of Southern Studies: Dr. Zackary Vernon on Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies
Sep 11, 2019

Zackary Vernon's edited collection Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies was published last month by Louisiana State University Press. The c...

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Sanford Hall construction brings new homes to two academic departments
Sep 9, 2019

Spring and summer were full of changes for the English department and the languages, literatures and cultures department, formerly housed in Sanford H...

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...

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New Faculty and Staff in CAS 2019
Aug 27, 2019

Michael ReddishAssistant Professor,  Department of Chemistry and Fermentation SciencesEducation: B.S. Chemistry, Furman University; Ph.D. Chemist...

Haitham S. Hamza is the R&D Department Manager at the Software Engineering Competence Center (SECC) of ITIDA.

“Demystifying the IoT Platforms” with Dr. Haitham S. Hamza
Jun 27, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 20191 - 2 p.m.Anne Belk Hall, Room 310Free and open to the public. There will be a reception from 12:30 - 1 p.m. prior to the talk wi...

An excited group of third graders participating in the

Geological and Environmental Sciences K-12 science education strengthened by community partnership
Jun 14, 2019

Vulcan Materials, the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates with a local office in Boone, N.C., has given over $61,000 to the Departm...

Dr. Martial K. Frindéthié, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures and Dr. Thomas B. Ellis, Department of Philosophy and Religion.

College Interim Chair Announcement for fall 2019
May 10, 2019

Starting on July 1, Dr. Martial K. Frindéthié and Dr. Thomas B. Ellis will begin interim department chair positions in their respective departments....

Dr. Leonardo Flores, Department Chair of English starting in July 2019, photo submitted

Dr. Leonardo Flores named the chair of Appalachian’s Department of English
Apr 8, 2019

In July of 2019, Dr. Leonardo Flores will assume the position of department chair for the Department of English, in the College of Arts and Sciences a...