College News

Discovery of tiny fossil near Walland solves 124-year mystery
Sep 30, 2016

By Steve Ahillen, steve.ahillen@knoxnews.comFinding a fossil about the size of a fingernail on Chilhowee Mountain near Walland signified the successfu...

Joseph Bathanti, Professor of Creative Writing, Receives the North Carolina Award, the State’s Highest Civilian Honor
Sep 22, 2016

Read Joseph Bathanti, a professor of creative writing in the department of English will be honored tonight in Raleigh. He is one of seven people who w...

Racing the Sun with the Solar Vehicle Team
Aug 22, 2016

What do you get when you take a dozen Appalachian State University students, three passionate faculty, and an institutional commitment to sustainabili...

Actuarial science program ranked in two nationwide best-values lists
Aug 11, 2016

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s actuarial science program was recently identified by Online Accounting Degrees as one of the “Top 40 Values...

Members of Team Sunergy take an exuberant, if slightly soggy, selfie with their faculty advisors and supporters who greeted them at the finish line. Pictured are (from top left): Dr. Lee Ball, Dan Blakeley, Pedro Franco, Jake Barnes, Dr. Jeremy Ferrell, Brad Johnson, Duvey Rudow (center), and in front row Bailey Winecoff, Lindsay Rudisill and Abby Hastings. Photo by Lee Ball.

Appalachian vehicle finishes in sixth place in American Solar Challenge
Aug 8, 2016

HOT SPRINGS, S.D.—Twelve students who departed the campus of Appalachian State University on July 21 completed a 17-day journey in Hot Springs, Sout...

Appalachian’s solar vehicle team places third in the Formula Sun Grand Prix
Jul 29, 2016

WAMPUM, Pa.—Appalachian State University's solar vehicle team, Team Sunergy, has taken third place in the Formula Sun Grand Prix at the Pittsburgh I...

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David Taylor Director of Development in the College of Arts and Sciences honored during retirement reception
Jul 21, 2016

BOONE - David C. Taylor, former Director of Development for the College of Arts and Sciences, was honored on Friday, July 8th in a retirement receptio...

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Team Sunergy talks racing, sustainable energy and academia
Jul 18, 2016

BOONE - Team Sunergy, Appalachian State University's solar car team, will be traveling to Pittsburgh, PA next week to compete for the first time in th...

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Summer Symposium on Remembering the Holocaust held July 23-28 at Appalachian
Jul 13, 2016

BOONE—The 15h Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on Remembering the Holocaust will be held July 23-28 at Appalachian State University's ...

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Solar Vehicle Team preps for summer competition, displays car at local events
Jul 4, 2016

BOONE—Appalachian State University's Solar Vehicle Team (SVT) will be competing in the Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP) July 22-28 at the Pittsburgh In...