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Max Martin, Geography major, Philosophy minor. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

CAS Corps Feature of the Month: Max Martin
Apr 3, 2020

The CAS Corps are chosen to  serve as representatives to all constituents of the College of Arts and Sciences and to create, promote and execute ...

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UNC System Office grant supports ‘STEM Pathway’ at App State
Apr 2, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — During the 2019–20 academic year, new courses offered by Appalachian State University’s Department of Mathematical Sciences, ...

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App State announces Spring 2020 Commencement will be virtual
Mar 26, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Chancellor Sheri Everts announced today the university’s Spring 2020 Commencement will be held virt...

Counterclockwise from front: (sitting)Antonio West, Dr. Cameron Gokee, professor, Department of Anthropology, Alexandra Zacher, Matilynn Maltba, Killian Cochran, Callia Cortese, Johnny Serencsics; (tanding) Sarah Thompson, Cory Dalton and Andrew Barringer. Photo by Dr. Sarah Carmichael.

NASA Rocks App State Geological and Environmental Sciences classroom
Mar 25, 2020

Students in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences get a unique opportunity each year to research someth...

Appalachian State University’s online platforms connect students across the state, country and world to the Appalachian Experience. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Navigating the cloud: How to find success in App State online courses
Mar 24, 2020

With the rise of technology, online courses and degree programs have become commonplace, but for many students the shift from face-to-face instruction...

Diana J. Nelson has been named Director of the  College of Arts and Sciences, College Advising and Support Services Hub (CASSH) office. Photo by University Communications.

College of Arts and Sciences Advising office announces new leadership
Mar 16, 2020

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences announces new leadership of the College Advising and Support Services Hub (CAS...

Kat Jones '17, B.S. in Sociology with a concentration in criminology, deviance, and law pictured here in her new role as one of North Carolina's Probation/Parole Officers. Photo Submitted.

Sociology major applies her skills in new position as a Parole Officer
Mar 13, 2020

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a concentration in criminology, deviance, and law in 2017, Katie Jones ...

Anthropology major Connor Elliott. photo submitted.

Anthropology major participates in REU project in Ethiopia
Mar 11, 2020

Connor Elliott, anthropology major (concentration in biological anthropology), had the opportunity to conduct research in Ethiopia over the 2019-2020 ...

The North Carolina map, left, and the Colorado map generated through Dr. Johnathan Sugg’s grant-funded GIS analysis show points of engagement (colleges/universities, outdoor retailers and guides, and climbing gyms) for nonprofit Protect Our Winters, which advocates for climate change policy. The maps also display metropolitan statistical area populations for each state, along with winning margins, votes and parties for the 2012, 2016 and 2018 presidential elections. Images courtesy of Johnathan Sugg

Grant-funded App State GIS analysis aids in advocating climate change policy
Mar 4, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — In this election cycle, the issue of climate change may factor into many voters’ choice of presidential candidate.Research conducted...

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App State named a top producer of Fulbright students in 2019–20
Feb 14, 2020

Appalachian State University has been named a top producing institution for Fulbright students among master’s institutions for the 2019–20 grant y...