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Marian Coe, John Foster West and Marjorie Idol 2020 Scholarship Winners

Marian Coe, John Foster West and Marjorie Idol 2020 Scholarship Winners
Feb 11, 2020

The fall scholarship creative writing competition: poetry and prose was open to all full-time students attending Appalachian State University and four...

23rd Annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors

23rd Annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors Abstract Submissions
Feb 10, 2020

Thursday, April 16, 20209 a.m.- 4 p.m. Plemmons Student Union, 4th floorThe Office of Student Research invites both graduate and undergraduate student...

 Two Paid Internships Available with the National Park Service

Two Paid Internships Available with the National Park Service
Feb 7, 2020

The Kings Mountain National Military Park, near Blacksburg, South Carolina is seeking Appalachin State Universitystudents or recent graduates with a b...

Sarah Beth Hopton Presents to High Country Writers

Sarah Beth Hopton Presents to High Country Writers
Feb 6, 2020

High Country Writers welcomes Sarah Beth Hopton as presenter at our meeting of Thursday, February 13th at the Watauga County Library at 10 a.m. Her to...

Dr. Joe Jakubek Presentation on W.E.B. Du Bois

Dr. Joe Jakubek Presentation on W.E.B. Du Bois
Feb 6, 2020

Dr. Jakubek will discuss his nationally-recognized research and how it is among the first scholarly attempts to re-cast W.E.B. Du Bois as among the ea...

Center Organizes Talk by NC-based Black Panther to Mark Black History Month 2020

Center Organizes Talk by NC-based Black Panther to Mark Black History Month 2020
Jan 30, 2020

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies invites the public to a presentation by the Rev. Dr. Bradford Lilley (High Point, NC) on Tues...

Student volunteers in Appalachian State University’s 21st annual MLK Challenge, held Jan. 20, work at Helping Hands Woodlot Ministry, located beside the Hospitality House in Boone. Overall, challenge participants contributed 1,350 hours of service to 16 local organizations. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Students contribute 1,350 service hours in App State’s 21st MLK Challenge
Jan 29, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Despite unexpected snow, high winds and chilly temperatures, about 150 students gathered for the 21st annual MLK Challenge — a day o...

Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, on a study abroad in Pucarumi, Peru, at an altitude of 13,500 feet. Photo by Marie Freeman

Find Your Sustain Ability: Dr. Baker Perry
Jan 28, 2020

Host Dr. Lee F. Ball visits with climate scientist and Appalachian geography and planning professor Dr. Baker Perry. Perry shares details about his re...

Dr. Becky Sanft, assistant professor, University of North Carolina Asheville. Photo from https://www.unca.edu/person/becky-sanft.

Exploring Mathematical Modeling in Biology
Jan 24, 2020

Dr. Becky Sanft, assistant professor, University of North Carolina AshevilleJanuary 31, 20203-4 p.m.Walker Hall, Room 103A This talk is free...

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Appalachian announces first Gilman Scholarship recipients of 2020
Jan 23, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS), a division of University College at Appalachian State University, announces f...