Outreach and Community Engagement

Double Wood Farm scholarship winner Ashley Thomasson, center, celebrates after placing the winning disc in the Connect 4 board. Thomasson received a scholarship for one free year of tuition and runner-up Taylor Houston, pictured third from left, received a scholarship for a meal plan credit. Photo by Troy Tuttle  By Megan Bruffy

Double Wood Farm scholarships recognize App State students for academic excellence, service to the community
Dec 4, 2019

Two Appalachian State University students received scholarships for academic excellence and service to the community during halftime of the Appalachian football game Oct. 31.

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Appalachian senior Anna Biache at the University of Texas at El Paso, where she presented research on Latina deportation trends at the 2019 conference of the Association of Humanist Sociology. Biache, of Alexandria, Virginia, is majoring in sociology. Photo submitted

App State student presents Latina deportation research at national conference
Dec 3, 2019

An investigation of 2015–18 United States Border Patrol data performed by Appalachian State University senior Anna Biache, in collaboration with university faculty, indicates Latina women who were members of a family unit were almost three times more likely to be deported than Latino men i

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L to R Leslie McKesson, Beth Hage, and Beth Davison

Connecting Past and Present – A Local Community with a Compelling Story
Nov 18, 2019

In the southwest corner of Caldwell County, North Carolina, is a community settled in 1855 and populated mostly by African Americans who share a kinship and the last name of Dula.

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The Humanities Council presents Building a Just World film screening series poster

Building a Just World: A Campus and Community Film Series
Nov 15, 2019

The Humanities Council is excited to announce a film series in conjunction with The Appalachian Theatre of the High Country on the 2019-20 humanities theme of “Building a Just World.”

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A hand placing a ballot in a box. Stock image.

Election Security Forum panel discussion: Future security in the N.C. election system
Oct 22, 2019

Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
3-5 p.m.
Gordon Gathering Hall, Reich College of Education Building, 151 College St.
This event is co-sponsored by the Departments of Computer Science and Government and Justice Studies at Appalachain State University.

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Josh Arford, a senior from Waynesville majoring in mathematics, right, analyzes data with his Faculty Transfer Mentor, Dr. Trina Palmer, a professor in Appalachian’s Department of Mathematical Sciences. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Faculty mentors help pave the way to success for App State transfer students
Oct 11, 2019

Students who transfer to Appalachian State University find support programs tailored to promote their success — including opportunities to connect with Faculty Transfer Mentors — through the universi

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Lights illuminate the facade of the Appalachian Theatre of the High Country as the sun sets over downtown Boone. App State faculty, staff and students across the university have contributed toward the reopening of the renovated Appalachian Theatre in Boone, which will take place Monday, Oct. 14. Photo by Leslie Rostivo

Behind the scenes: App State faculty, staff and students partner with community in Appalachian Theatre project
Oct 10, 2019

After eight years of planning and construction, the restored and renovated Appalachian Theatre in downtown Boone will open Oct. 14 — and Appalachian State University faculty, staff and students have been part of the team to bring this historical treasure back to life.

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Caroline Davis ’16 ’19 interned with the Appalachian Theatre of the High Country while completing her Master in Public Administration degree at Appalachian. She now works at Western Youth Network in Boone. Photo submitted

App State alumna’s internship at Appalachian Theatre sets the stage for her career
Oct 9, 2019

Caroline Davis ’16 ’19 spent last summer working as an intern for the Appalachian Theatre of the High Country (ATHC), setting the stage for her new position as the events and operations coordinator at ...

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Appalachian State University junior Jenny Ly, a computer science major who is originally from Vietnam. She lives in Sherrills Ford. Photo submitted

Success is in her code: App State’s Jenny Ly among up-and-coming women in computer science
Oct 7, 2019

Appalachian State University junior Chau “Jenny” Ly found her passion for programming and science during her first hackathon — a collaborative coding event for computer programmers.

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