College News

App State’s Fulbright scholars foster international connections despite global pandemic

App State’s Fulbright scholars foster international connections despite global pandemic
Jul 3, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Many of Appalachian State University’s 2019–20 Fulbright scholars were overseas when the COVID-19 pandemic began, requir...

Winners of David Hodgin English Award Announced

Winners of David Hodgin English Award Announced
Jul 2, 2020

We are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural David Hodgin English Award, which this year called for works that addressed the impact th...

SAFE Grant Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ellen Lamont

SAFE Grant Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ellen Lamont, Sociology
Jul 1, 2020

Dr. Ellen LamontAssistant Professor, Honors CoordinatorStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund recipientProject:“The Mating Game: Courtship ...

A plume of dust coming from the Sahara Desert to the U.S. — the largest of its kind in more than five decades — will produce unusually colorful sunrises and sunsets in the High Country. Shown here is a view from Valle Crucis of the sun setting over Beech Mountain June 25. The colors in the sunset provide a preview of the sunscapes to come this weekend, weather permitting. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State researchers to study dust plume as it settles over Boone
Jun 29, 2020

A sweeping plume of dust — traveling 5,000 miles from the Sahara Desert to the U.S. — will offer an unexpected bright spot for the High Country, a...

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List of Spring Graduates Now Available Online
Jun 25, 2020

Appalachian State University has released the list of 2,411 undergraduate students and 341 graduate students that received degrees ...

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Tyler Harris '20, Biochemistry and Cell/Molecular Biology

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Tyler Harris '20, Biochemistry and Cell/Molecular Biology
Jun 24, 2020

Tyler Harris was an undergraduate student from Raleigh, N.C.Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund recipient Project: “Oxidative Stress and...

Jane Barghothi named vice chancellor for university advancement at Appalachian State

Jane Barghothi named vice chancellor for university advancement at Appalachian State
Jun 23, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Jane McIntyre Barghothi ’96 has been named Appalachian State University’s vice chancellor for university advancement. Barghothi ha...

Then and Now Alumna: Meaghan Hansen

Then and Now Alumna: Meaghan Hansen
Jun 22, 2020

In Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, we strive to make a lasting impact on our students in order to motivate, inspire and...

Political Science alum fundraises for DC research institution

Political Science alum fundraises for DC research institution
Jun 19, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — For the past six years, Appalachian State University alumnus Tommy Wrenn ’14 has worked as a development professional in Washington,...

App State students recognized as ranking winners of nation-wide cryptanalysis competition

App State students recognized as ranking winners of nation-wide cryptanalysis competition
Jun 18, 2020

Zachary Dove, Mathematics, from Cary, N.C.Brennan Stride, Computer Science, from Apex, N.C. Lindsey Wise, Mathematics, from Simpsonville, S.C.&nb...