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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 year. This is the first time Appalachian has made the list for the number of students and/or alumni selected for the U.S.

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 Two Paid Internships Available with the National Park Service

Two Paid Internships Available with the National Park Service
Feb 7, 2020

The Kings Mountain National Military Park, near Blacksburg, South Carolina is seeking Appalachin State Universitystudents or recent graduates with a background in communication, history, education, Spanish and/or web design.

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Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, on a study abroad in Pucarumi, Peru, at an altitude of 13,500 feet. Photo by Marie Freeman

Find Your Sustain Ability: Dr. Baker Perry
Jan 28, 2020

Host Dr. Lee F. Ball visits with climate scientist and Appalachian geography and planning professor Dr. Baker Perry.

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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 four Appalachian students have been awarded the U.S.

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Dr. Jesse Lutabingwa, Appalachian’s associate vice chancellor of international education and development, director of international research and development and professor of public administration, center, with four recipients of Appalachian’s 2019 Global Leadership Awards at the awards luncheon held on campus Nov. 20 as part of the university’s annual Appalachian Global Symposium. Pictured with Lutabingwa, from left to right, are Megan Aeschleman, a senior middle grades education major from Oak Park, Illino

App State awards Appalachian Community members and alumna for global leadership and engagement
Dec 12, 2019

Appalachian State University conferred its 2019 Global Leadership Awards and Global Engagement Award as part of the annual Appalachian Global Symposium hosted by Appalachian’s Office of International Education and Development (OIED)&nb

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“Radiant”  Valerie Daratony ’19, of Four Oaks, a graduate student in Appalachian’s romance languages program with a concentration in Spanish K–12 teaching  Runner-up, student category  This photo, taken on the island of Ko Samet, one of the eastern seaboard islands of Thailand, captures a local beach performer mid-fire show.  “I chose to attend Appalachian over other universities because of how friendly everyone is here. The atmosphere is so welcoming. I experienced that same feeling with people I encounter

15 countries, 6 continents — go globe-trotting with ‘Mountaineers Abroad’
Dec 6, 2019

From the Sahara Desert of Morocco to the rooftops of Venice, Italy, photos from “Mountaineers Abroad” — the theme of Appalachian State University’s 2019 International Education Week (IEW) Photo Contest — bring the world and its people, geography and cultures to the

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App State grad applies psychology degree to help youth through the Peace Corps

App State grad applies psychology degree to help youth through the Peace Corps
Nov 26, 2019

 Recent Appalachian State University graduate Andrés Rosa ’19 is serving in the Peace Corps, applying what he learned and experienced at Appalachian to build youth leaders and address issues with teens in Peru.

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Peaches Hash and the Fulbright TEA Program

Peaches Hash and the Fulbright TEA Program
Nov 19, 2019

For almost two months, the Fulbright TEA (Teachers Excellence and Achievement Program) brought dozens of teachers from around the world to Boone in order to engage with and learn new...

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Mark Powell, author and professor of creative writing in Appalachian’s Department of English. Photo submitted

Creative writing professor Mark Powell awarded Fulbright for teaching and research in Romania
Nov 8, 2019

Appalachian State University’s Mark Powell, associate professor of creative writing in Appalachian’s Department of English, has been named a grant recipient of the Fulbright Scholar Program.

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