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Watauga County Schools funds continued support of Appalachian ASC Center
Jan 25, 2019

A $30,000 grant awarded to Appalachian State University by Watauga County Schools has ensured students in the school district’s Watauga High School ...

Social psychologist Dr. Andrew Monroe, leading a class at Appalachian State University. Photo by Marie Freeman

Certain moral values may lead to more prejudice and discrimination, study finds
Jan 22, 2019

Appalachian social psychologist Dr. Andrew Monroe studies relationship between moral values and prejudice“How do we morally communicate? It can be i...

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Internship Expo
Jan 9, 2019

Students seeking internships are strongly encouraged to attend. Learn the basics about internships, such as how to apply, what goes into your applicat...

Appalachian is one of 61 Bee Campuses across the nation providing safe, sustainable habitats for pollinators. Appalachian received the designation from the The Xerces Society. Illustration courtesy of The Xerces Society Inc.

‘Beefriending’ pollinators
Jan 6, 2019

The Xerces Society has recognized Appalachian State University for providing a safe campus with sustainable habitats for some of its smallest, and one...

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Appalachian’s unforgettable 2018
Jan 3, 2019

What a year! Newly opened campus buildings and landmarks, a police academy, a winning solar car team, championship football and a record-breaking Dece...

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Career Development Center Spring 2019 Events
Jan 1, 2019

The Career Development Center signature events planned for Spring 2019 are listed below with a description of each as well as information about w...

After the morning ceremony, graduating Appalachian State University senior Razan Farhan Alaqil embraces Traci Royster, director of staff development and strategic initiatives for Appalachian’s Division of Student Affairs, outside of the Holmes Convocation Center. Photo by Chase Reynolds

‘Honoring, praising and congratulating’ Appalachian’s graduates at Fall 2018 Commencement
Dec 18, 2018

About 1,600 students crossed the platform during the university’s Fall 2018 Commencement ceremonies held Saturday in Holmes Convocation Center....

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December 2018 Commencement
Dec 14, 2018

Saturday, Dec. 15, 201810 a.m. and 2 p.m.Holmes Convocation CenterStudent PresenterCollege of Arts and SciencesRazan Farhan AlaqilRazan Farhan Alaqil ...

Appalachian State University junior Madison Cook, from Apex, provides security coverage at a Mountaineers football game. She is a graduate of the Appalachian Police Academy, part of the university’s Appalachian Police Development Program, which was created to equip Appalachian students with the knowledge, skills and training to become law enforcement officers. Photo by Marie Freeman

With App State Police, Madison Cook follows in family footsteps of service
Dec 13, 2018

Junior Madison Cook — a part-time police officer with Appalachian State University Police — has a deep-seated desire to serve and help others, a f...

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Where can an Appalachian degree take you?
Dec 11, 2018

Anywhere you want to go! Appalachian State University generates passionate and engaged alumni, who become leaders in their communities and chosen prof...