Departmental News

Dr. Bruce Dick, professor in the Appalachian State University Department of English

New English Diversity Endowed Scholarship: A Conversation with Bruce Dick
Jan 31, 2023

The idea for an English Department inclusivity scholarship at Appalachian State was originated by Dr. Bruce Dick during a meeting of the Anti-Racism Working Group, an ad-hoc committee formed by Dr. Leonardo Flores in the Summer of 2020.

Departmental News, Diversity & Inclusion, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Awards & Honors
Lydia Blanton, junior from New Bern, NC; Sophie Wells, senior from Greensboro, NC; and Sarah Teague, senior from Greensboro, NC will receive scholarships for their works of creative prose and poetry. Photos submitted.

English announces creative writing scholarship recipients
Jan 27, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — The Appalachian State University Department of English has announced the recipients of the fall creative writing scholarships.

Departmental News, Awards & Honors, Students, Support
TV Producer and Writer Bernadette Luckett

December 5: English Open House with TV Producer and Writer Bernadette Luckett
Nov 30, 2022

On Monday, December 5, television producer, scriptwriter, and stand-up comedienne Bernadette Luckett will visit Appalachian State, and will host an Open House for students, faculty and staff from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in Sanford Hall Room 316.

Departmental News, Events
Dr. Kara Dempsey authors new book exploring geopolitics in Ireland

Dr. Kara Dempsey authors new book exploring geopolitics in Ireland
Nov 3, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Why do we have civil wars? What is national identity and how is it shaped by politics and patriotism? What peace-building methods result in positive change in a divided society?

Departmental News, Faculty & Staff, Grants & Research
Cold Mountain Review (CMR), the longest-running continuous publication at Appalachian State University and one of the oldest college literary journals in the country, is celebrating 50 years in 2022.

App State literary journal Cold Mountain Review celebrates 50th anniversary
Oct 31, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Cold Mountain Review (CMR), the longest-running continuous publication at Appalachian State University and one of the oldest college literary journals in the country, is celebrating 50 years in 2022.

Departmental News, Faculty & Staff, Students
Dr. Johnny Waters, captured by Felix Kunze (2018)

Dr. Johnny Waters named Paleontological Society Fellow
Sep 14, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Becoming a Fellow of the Paleontological Society is an honor reserved for those who have made far-reaching contributions to paleontology through research, teaching or service to the profession.

Departmental News, Awards & Honors, Faculty & Staff