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The Department of Computer Science graduate and undergraduate students honored at the departmental graduation celebration fall 2018. Front row left to right: Kevin Hu, Eric Cambel, Courtney Dixon, Erin Stein, and Dean Specht Second row left to right: Dr. Tashakkori, Francis Boadu, Braxton Coats, Cristian Gulisano, Chase Costner, Evangeline Luciano, and Owen Dowell Last Row left to right: Sebastian Collins and Jarod Moore.

Accomplishments and Reflections: Department of Computer Science December Graduates
Dec 20, 2018

The Department of Computer Science, in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University, held a graduation celebration on Friday, Dece...

Demetrius McCray, center, poses with members of the Jacksonville, Florida, Sheriff’s Office during his fall 2018 internship. McCray is graduating from Appalachian in December with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice. Photo submitted

Appalachian student-athlete returns to graduate after four years in the NFL
Dec 19, 2018

When he first enrolled at Appalachian State University in fall 2009, Demetrius McCray made a promise to his mother he would earn a degree. McCray, fro...

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...

The team receiving the Expedition of the Year award in Atlanta, G.A..  From left: Olivia Paschall, a senior geology major from Grand Rapids, Michigan; Dr. Sarah Carmichael (associate professor of geology, PI, expedition leader); Dr. Johnny Waters (professor emeritus in Geology, co-PI, expedition co-leader) and Allison Dombrowski, a junio geology major from Raleigh. Photo submitted.

The Explorers Club of Atlanta grants Appalachian Undergraduate Students and Faculty “Expedition of the Year” Award
Dec 10, 2018

“Looking for mass extinctions in all the ‘wrong’ places: the Late Devonian of Mongolia,” a research expedition featuring Appalachian State Uni...

ASC Centers operate through an interdisciplinary team of school personnel, Appalachian graduate students and Appalachian faculty who, together, discuss each student referral’s issues and needs. Here, Dr. Kurt Michael, second from right, and Jennifer Wandler, Watauga High School social worker and ASC coordinator, look at a computer file as other ASC Center team members look on. Photo by Marie Freeman

Teens and mental health
Nov 30, 2018

Dr. Kurt Michael says he got “a front-seat view of human suffering” while volunteering for a crisis line for three years as a psychology major at ...

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CAS Corps Feature of the Month: Senior Physics Major Jeff Miller
Nov 29, 2018

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 opport...

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College of Arts and Sciences Students take the top three awards at 3 Minute Thesis Competition at Appalachian
Nov 13, 2018

Appalachian State University Cratis D. Williams Graduate School’s 2018 “3 Minute Thesis (3MT)” competition was held in October with a total of 3...

Junior Becca Ryan, age 26, outside Appalachian’s Major General Edward M. Reeder Jr. Student Veteran Resource Center. She took some classes through Coastal Carolina Community College while working at Camp Lejeune, and then enrolled at Appalachian. Photo by Marie Freeman

Former U.S. Marine Becca Ryan says she’s glad she chose Appalachian
Nov 8, 2018

Global studies major Becca Ryan says she “nailed it” by choosing to enroll at Appalachian State University after serving in the U.S. Marines — f...