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Forrest Myers after graduating from Appalachian. Photo submitted

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Forrest Myers, Physics and Astronomy
Nov 23, 2020

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Forrest Myers '20, Physics and AstronomyForrest Myers was an undergraduate student from North Wilkesboro, N.C....

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences 2019-20 Outstanding Alumni award winner Carlton Paylor ’96, current Director of Person County Department of Social Services. Photo submitted.

College of Arts and Sciences announces Outstanding Alumni Carlton Paylor
Nov 20, 2020

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences announces its 2019-20 Outstanding Alumni award winner as Carlton Paylor ’96. Paylor wa...

Fall Scholarship Writing Competition: Poetry and Creative Prose, graphic image.

Fall Scholarship Writing Competition: Poetry and Creative Prose
Nov 19, 2020

Poetry, fiction, script, screenplay or creative nonfiction competitionOnline entries are being accepted now through December from undergraduate studen...

Claire Brown, Physics and Astronomy. Photo submitted

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Claire Brown, Physics and Astronomy
Nov 18, 2020

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Claire Brown, Physics and AstronomyClaire Brown is an undergraduate student from Waxhaw, N.C.Student and Faculty Excelle...

Dr. Kim Hall, professor of philosophy in Appalachian’s Department of Philosophy and Religion. Photo submitted.

App State professor promotes inclusivity within the field of philosophy
Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Kim Q. Hall, Appalachian State University professor of Philosophy, will serve as Co-Chair of the Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Instit...

Appalachian State University’s Zoe Huffines, from Holly Springs, is a senior majoring in management and minoring in both sustainable business and experiential, integrative learning. After she graduates in May 2021, she plans to pursue a master’s degree in higher education at App State. Photo by Marie Freeman

Rising above adversity: A Mountaineer’s road to success
Nov 16, 2020

Zoe Huffines, an Appalachian State University senior from Holly Springs, credits her academic success to the help of mentors — a high school teacher...

Appalachian State University Wellness Ambassadors Melina Tirrell (sophomore social work major from Pineville), center, and Jessica Phillips (sophomore finance and banking major from Charlotte), far right, hand out face coverings and coupons for good behavior to their peers. Each student, faculty and staff member were provided with three face coverings at the beginning of the fall semester. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State students use peer-to-peer efforts to help slow the spread of COVID-19
Nov 13, 2020

Appalachian State University students are emphasizing healthy behaviors to their peers through a number of student-led initiatives to help limit the s...

Taylor Foote in Colorado to after presenting her research at the Global Monitoring Annual Conference of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Photo submitted

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Taylor Foote '19, Physics and Astronomy
Nov 12, 2020

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Taylor Foote '19, Physics and Astronomy Taylor Foote was an undergraduate student from Roxboro, N.C.Student and Fac...

Poster for the surprising history of pandemic at ASU event held by the Humanities Council

The surprising history of pandemic at ASU
Nov 11, 2020

A public lecture on the 1918-20 Spanish flu outbreak on campus and in surrounding Watauga County will take place virtually on Friday, November 13, 202...

The University of the Free State’s Qwaqwa Campus, located at the base of South Africa’s Maloti-Drakensberg Mountains. Appalachian State University and the UFS Qwaqwa Campus are partnering on a two-year mountain-to-mountain project funded through the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in South Africa. The project will engage faculty, staff and graduate students at both institutions in teaching, research, mentorship, scholarship and more. Photo by Evert Kleynhans

$500K grant funds mountain-to-mountain collaboration between App State and South Africa’s UFS
Nov 10, 2020

Appalachian State University and South Africa’s University of the Free State (UFS) will strengthen their existing partnership through a federally fu...