Each month of the academic year, the Appalachian State University College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) randomly selects one staff member to be featured in a staff spotlight on our website and social media accounts and to receive a small gift in recognition of their service to the College.
Administrative Support Associate
Department of History
Haley Herman joined the Appalachian State University Department of History as the Administrative Support Associate in August 2022.
In her role, Haley welcomes department visitors and answers their questions; assists the department chair, assistant chair, honors coordinator, and faculty members; helps students complete advising and registration; processes forms; records meeting minutes; manages events; and tackles other tasks as needed.
"I am so grateful to have the opportunity to work with my colleagues in the History Department and be a part of CAS here at App State!" said Herman, who shared that the favorite part of her job is interacting with faculty, staff, and students and helping to solve problems when she can.
Herman earned her associate's degree from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. Currently, she is pursuing a bachelor's degree in public health at Appalachian State with an anticipated graduation date of December 2024.
In her free time, Herman enjoys traveling, hiking and other outdoor activities, raising small farm animals, and spending time with her family and friends.
About the Department of History
The Department of History offers a broad curriculum in local, national, regional and world history at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, which encourages history majors to develop a comprehensive approach to human problems. The study of history is an essential part of a liberal arts education and offers valuable preparation for many careers, such as law, journalism, public history, public service and business, as well as in teaching and the advanced discipline of history. Learn more at https://history.appstate.edu.
About the College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Appalachian State University is home to 17 academic departments, two centers and one residential college. These units span the humanities and the social, mathematical and natural sciences. CAS aims to develop a distinctive identity built upon our university's strengths, traditions and unique location. The college’s values lie not only in service to the university and local community, but through inspiring, training, educating and sustaining the development of its students as global citizens. More than 6,400 student majors are enrolled in the college. As the college is also largely responsible for implementing App State’s general education curriculum, it is heavily involved in the education of all students at the university, including those pursuing majors in other colleges. Learn more at https://cas.appstate.edu.