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Appalachian Regional Commission’s 15 participating Appalachian universities in the 2021 Appalachian Teaching Project, including App State. Map courtesy of ARC.

A critical perspective on food from the classroom to the community
Feb 2, 2022

Eighteen of Appalachian State University’s Watauga Residential College students participated in the 21st annual Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) S...

Tatum Schwartz, recipient of the Ann Louise Page Scholarship.

Student scholarship aids research in dance as therapy for victims
Jan 20, 2022

The Department of Sociology has awarded the inaugural Ann Louise Page Scholarship for Undergraduate Research Excellence in Sociology to Tatum Schwartz...

Triassic Trip 2008, including Anna A. Littlefield. This image shows students measuring the thickness of the layers of rock exposed in the Blue Hills near St. Johns, Arizona. This allowed the participants to put the fossils in stratigraphic order and compare them to other localities, such as Petrified Forest National Park. Photo by Kristan Cockerill.

252 million years ago, four alumni, one road trip and a cause
Jan 14, 2022

How a field experience created a lasting bond for App State alumsAt Appalachian State University our faculty support students to be successful in thei...

 Image of AmeriCorps members & AmeriCorps Senior Volunteers. Photo by Americorps.

Sociology faculty lead charity initiatives for the holidays
Dec 2, 2021

Appalachian State University’s Department of Sociology oversees two programs this time of year that benefits populations in need in the surrounding ...

Ellucian PATH Scholarship program logo. Image provided by Ellucian

App State receives $25,000 from Ellucian Foundation to support students with PATH scholarships
Nov 22, 2021

Appalachian State University’s Department of Mathematical Sciences was selected to receive the 2021 Progress, Accomplishment, Thriving, Hope (PATH) ...

The late Hughlene Bostian Frank ’68, left, and her late husband, William “Bill” Frank, were longtime friends and supporters of Appalachian State University. Their estate recently provided funding for approximately 75% tuition for 12 full-time App State students from North Carolina’s Piedmont region, where the Franks lived. Photo by Marie Freeman

Frank Scholars Program will support 12 full-time App State students each year
Oct 27, 2021

Twelve full-time Appalachian State University students from the state’s Piedmont region are beneficiaries of the Frank Scholars Program, funded by t...

Ellucian Foundation Announces 2021 PATH Scholarship Program

Ellucian Foundation supports PATH Scholarship program at App State
Aug 30, 2021

The Ellucian Foundation, established in 2020 by the higher education technology solutions provider Ellucian, has awarded Appalachian State Univer...

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Rural Resilience and Innovation Seed Grants
Aug 25, 2021

New Department in the College: Rural Resilience and InnovationThe mission of the Department of Rural Resilience and Innovation is to sustain partnersh...

 Ann Page, an instructor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University (1967-2009) for 1978-79. University Archives.

Dr. Ann Louise Page: Dedicated member of the Appalachian Community
Jun 10, 2021

Commitment to her field was a significant part of Dr. Ann Louise Page’s life. Ann was born on December 10, 1946, in Huntington, West Virginia. She r...

Eleven undergraduate students at Appalachian State University have received spring 2021 scholarships supported by a gift from Raleigh-based MAKO Medical Laboratories.

11 App State students awarded MAKO Medical Scholarships for spring 2021
May 21, 2021

Eleven undergraduate students at Appalachian State University — including three student veterans and five student-athletes — have received spring ...