Students

Student volunteers in Appalachian State University’s 21st annual MLK Challenge, held Jan. 20, work at Helping Hands Woodlot Ministry, located beside the Hospitality House in Boone. Overall, challenge participants contributed 1,350 hours of service to 16 local organizations. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Students contribute 1,350 service hours in App State’s 21st MLK Challenge
Jan 29, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Despite unexpected snow, high winds and chilly temperatures, about 150 students gathered for the 21st annual MLK Challenge — a day o...

L-R: Leah Carver, Ivasun Carter, Asia Griffis, Sanam Geranmayeh

Appalachian announces first Gilman Scholarship recipients of 2020
Jan 23, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS), a division of University College at Appalachian State University, announces f...

ASU current English department graduate student and author Thom Young. Photo Submitted.

University Bookstore Student Author Spotlight: Thom Young
Jan 16, 2020

 Author Thom Young shares his recently published book, "Bespoke."Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5 p.m. Beacon Heights, Room 417Plemmons Student...

Andy Mendoza, Cell/Molecular Biology major, Chemistry minor. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

CAS Corps Feature of the Month: Andy Mendoza
Jan 14, 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 opport...

Graduates process into Appalachian State University’s Holmes Convocation Center during Fall 2019 Commencement Dec. 13. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State welcomes newest class of 1,300 alumni
Dec 20, 2019

The Holmes Convocation Center at Appalachian State University came alive to the sounds of “Pomp and Circumstance” as more than 1,300 students cros...

National Board Certified Teacher Dr. Amie Snow ’06 ’14, director of curriculum and instruction at the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork, greets two young students as they enter the school for Open House Aug. 22. Snow is a two-time graduate of Appalachian and her NBCT credential includes a generalist/middle childhood certification. She holds an M.A. in reading education with a general graduate teaching certificate and a doctorate in educational leadership. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State named No. 1 nationally for certified teachers
Dec 19, 2019

Appalachian State University has been recognized — for the fourth consecutive year — as a national leader for the number of Reich College of ...

Katelin Smith on the campus of Duke University for the SNCURCS conference (2019). Photo submitted.

Katelin Smith Presents at the 15th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium
Dec 17, 2019

On Saturday, November 23, Katelin Smith, a junior at Appalachian State University majoring in Sociology with a concentration in social inequalities, g...

Photo of App State student's graduation cap at Commencement. Photo by University Communications.

December 2019 Commencement
Dec 13, 2019

Appalachian State University will host two ceremonies Dec. 13 in the Holmes Convocation Center for the more than 1,300 students who have app...

Savannah Devine, Geology: quantitative geoscience major, minor in mathematics. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

CAS Corps Feature of the Month: Sophomore Geology, Quantitative Geoscience major Savannah Devine
Dec 11, 2019

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...

(Left to right) Students Daniel Frye, Ashely Tauscher, Annah Seaford, Brian Bauk, Darby Adams, Amber Layfield, Travian Smith, Aaron Pura on the Department of Government and Justice Studies “Justice in D.C.” Study Away trip in summer 2019. Photo submitted by Aaron Pura.

App State’s Department of Government and Justice Studies immerses students in the political world on summer D.C. experiences
Dec 9, 2019

In summer 2019, students traveled to Washington, D.C. with the Department of Government and Justice Studies to get an up-close view of U.S. politics a...