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Appalachian Alumna Lacy Martin outside her classroom at R. J. Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem, N.C. photo submitted.

Alumna Lacy Martin: Homeless and hopeless to full of promise
Jul 22, 2019

Lacy Martin ‘18 definitely faced many challenges through her young adult life: from growing up in a single parent household, to the loss of a parent, to grappling with college life while coming from a family that was homeless.

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Jordan Moore is a junior and chemistry major at Appalachian. Photo submitted

App State’s Jordan Moore pursues dream of global anesthesiology career
Jul 19, 2019

Growing up in Indian Trail, Appalachian State University junior Jordan Moore knew the power of education: her mother and father worked as an elementary school teacher and an assistant principal, respectively. She embraced their love of learning early on and is now pursuing a B.S.

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The 18th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on "Remembering the Holocaust" will be held July 20-25, 2019 - film screening poster

International Summer Symposium Centers on Education During and After the Holocaust
Jul 8, 2019

The 18th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on "Remembering the Holocaust" will be held July 20-25, 2019, at Appalachian State University's Plemmons Student Union in Boone, N.C.

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Rachel Gaines, a senior environmental science major from Dayton, Ohio. Gaines will graduate this summer and begin Appalachian’s graduate program in sustainable technology in the fall. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State’s Rachel Gaines is a goalkeeper in sports — and in life
Jul 2, 2019

Field hockey brought Rachel Gaines to Appalachian State University, but academics — and the “family atmosphere” — made her want to stay.

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A student at the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork tries on a survival suit worn during Antarctic research expeditions through Appalachian’s Picture Yourself as a Geologist (PYES) outreach program. Photo submitted

Picture Yourself as an Earth Scientist
Jul 1, 2019

Students, faculty and staff in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences are giving regional K–12 students the opportunity to step into the shoes of a geologist, a paleontologist, a volcanolo

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Students in the summer 2018 STARTALK Program at Appalachian practice tai chi with Tim Winecoff, an adjunct lecturer in the university’s Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education, center in blue shirt. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

‘The High Country Meets the Middle Kingdom’
Jun 28, 2019

This summer, 20 regional high school students will have the opportunity to explore Chinese language and culture without ever leaving the High Country — an experience made possible through Appalachian State University’s S

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Student Teaching of the Year, Kenley Little with Dr. Rwany Sibaja, assistant professor in the Department of History and program director for history, social studies education; Dr. Neva Specht, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Dr. Tracie Salinas, professor in the Department of Mathematics and director of secondary teacher education & engagement ; Dr. Melba Spooner, dean of the Reich College of Education; and Dr. Monica Lambert, associate dean of the Reich College of Education and Office of Field Exp

Kenley Little Recognized as the Appalachian State University Student Teacher of the Year
Jun 24, 2019

Kenley Little was named the Appalachian State University Student Teacher of the Year for the 2018-2019 academic year at the Spring 2019 commencement reception. Little, originally form Lincolnton, North Carolina, graduated in December 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in history education.

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