Outreach & Community Engagement

Veterinary Technology at Appalachian State University

Veterinary Technology program holds pet food drive through December 2
Nov 21, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Veterinary Technology program, in collaboration with the App State Watauga Humane Society (WHS) Club, is soliciting pet supply donations to help local pets.

College News, Events, Outreach & Community Engagement
Laura Yates Clark, captured by Melissa Key (2021)

Psychology alumna Laura Yates Clark '99 gives back to the community
Oct 10, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — As the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of United Way of Central Carolinas, College of Arts and Sciences alumna Laura Yates Clark '99 leads the effort to improve economic mobility in communities across Anson, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, and Union counties.

College News, Alumni, Outreach & Community Engagement
Join us Wednesday, October 12, 2022, from 4:30 - 6 p.m. on Sanford Mall for the Sixth Annual Community FEaST!

The Sixth Annual Community FEaST
Sep 15, 2022

Join us Wednesday, October 12, 2022, from 4:30 - 6 p.m. on Sanford Mall for the Sixth Annual Community FEaST!

University News, Events, Outreach & Community Engagement, Sustainability
Dr. Shea Tuberty, professor in App State’s Department of Biology, center, introduces electric current into Wilson Creek to stun, then capture, classify, measure and return fish specimens to the water.

App State biology interns spend summer in Wilson Creek’s ‘natural playground’
Jun 29, 2022

Catching fish, salamanders and an occasional water snake is all in a day’s work for Appalachian State University biology students Nick Campany and Carson Scott — interns this summer for nonprofit organization ACleanWilsonCreek.org (ACWC).

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The four App State recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for 2022–23. Pictured, from left to right, are alumna Payton Blaney ’22, of Reidsville; alumnus Henry Campbell ’21, of Winston-Salem; alumna Ilya Wang ’20, of Rockwell and Taichung, Taiwan; and alumnus Andrew Williard ’22, of Winston-Salem. Photos by Chase Reynold

4 App State alumni awarded 2022–23 Fulbrights to teach or research abroad
Jun 17, 2022

Appalachian State University’s Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS), a division of University College, announces four App State alumni have been awarded Fulbright U.S.

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Senior Mailyn Greig-Ratz, a sustainability ambassador with the Office of Sustainability. Photo submitted.

Student Spotlight: Mailyn Greig-Ratz
Apr 20, 2022

Mailyn Greig-Ratz is a senior majoring in food outreach studies and minoring in public health, American Sign Language and photography. She is originally from Münster, Germany, grew up in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and moved to the US in 2010.

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The cover of “Junaluska: Oral Histories of a Black Appalachian Community” — the 2022–23 book selection of Appalachian State University’s Common Reading Program. “Junaluska” is edited by App State’s Dr. Susan E. Keefe, Professor Emerita in the Department of Anthropology, with assistance from members of the Junaluska Heritage Association. Image submitted

‘Junaluska: Oral Histories of a Black Appalachian Community’ selected for 2022–23 Common Reading Program
Apr 1, 2022

For its 25th anniversary, the Common Reading Program at Appalachian State University has named “Junaluska: Oral Histories of a Black Appalachian Community” as its 2022–23 book selection for the incoming class of first-year and transfer students.

College News, Arts & Cultural, Outreach & Community Engagement, Students
An Appalachian State University student lounges beneath a tree on Sanford Mall while reading a book. Photo by Marie Freeman

3 renowned, NC-connected authors to visit App State this spring
Mar 29, 2022

This spring, three acclaimed authors will visit Appalachian State University, in person and virtually, as part of App State’s Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series.

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