Grants and Research

Dr. Andy Heckert, far left, enjoys the progress his students are making on a 2014 dig in the Triassic of Arizona as part of his field course known as the “Triassic Trip.” Students seated on the ground are, from left to right, Devin Hoffman ’17, now a Ph.D. candidate in geosciences at Virginia Tech; Chelsea Vaughn ’16, a sergeant in the U.S. Army; and Mathew Sandefur ’16, a geologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. Standing in back is dig site volunteer Scott

Revealing Earth’s story through the geologic record
Mar 5, 2021

Dr. Andy Heckert has more than 25 years of experience as a practicing paleontologist, and he shares his passion for fossils with Appalachian State Uni...

Laura Johnston ’99, ’19 in Alberta, Canada while on a trip partially funded by a College of Arts and Sciences SAFE grant. Photo submitted.

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Laura Johnston ’99, ’19, Appalachian Studies
Mar 4, 2021

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Laura Johnston ’99, ’19, Appalachian Studies Laura Johnston was a graduate student from Deep Gap, N.C. Two...

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Announcing Fall 2020 SAFE and Helton Award Recipients
Mar 1, 2021

The College of Arts and Sciences Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund provides resources that can be used to transform the undergraduate an...

Office of Student Research

24th Annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors - Abstract Submission Information
Feb 25, 2021

24th Annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative EndeavorsThe Office of Student Research invites both graduate and undergraduate students, alo...

Student and Faculty Excellence Fund (SAFE)

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Hunter Suthers ‘20, Physics and Astronomy
Feb 25, 2021

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Hunter Suthers '20, Physics and AstronomyHunter Suthers was a graduate student in Engineering Physics from Buena Vi...

Student and Faculty Excellence Fund

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Eloisa Sanchez, Mathematics
Feb 18, 2021

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Eloisa Sanchez, Mathematics Eloisa Sanchez is an undergraduate student from Zebulon, N.C. Student and Faculty ...

A veterinary technician interacts with a cat client. Photo courtesy of Banfield Pet Hospital®

App State and Banfield Pet Hospital® announce new online vet tech program aimed at addressing veterinary shortage
Feb 11, 2021

Appalachian State University and Banfield Pet Hospital® — the leading provider of preventive veterinary care in the U.S. and part of the ...

App State Belk Library. Photo by University Communications.

University Archives repository for dissertations and masters theses prior to 2010
Feb 11, 2021

The University Archives is the official repository for dissertations and masters theses.   Prior to 2010, dissertations and theses were subm...

This aerial photo of Appalachian State University campus shows an inset image (bottom right) of the $50,000 grant check awarded to App State by the North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Foundation. This funding will support App State’s implementation of the foundation’s Rural Opportunity Grant program — a pilot initiative designed to support public nonprofits in the state’s Northwest, Northeast and Sandhills regions. App State will serve as the program’s anchor institution for the Northwest No

App State awarded SECU funds for pilot program to benefit nonprofits in rural Northwest NC
Feb 10, 2021

Appalachian State University is one of three University of North Carolina System institutions selected to administer the Rural Opportunity Grant progr...

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CAS SAFE Grant: Accepting applications
Feb 2, 2021

The College of Arts and Sciences Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund is accepting applications with a deadline of Monday, February 8, 2021.The ...