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App State sets new record for Fulbright U.S. Student grant awardees in 2020–21

App State sets new record for Fulbright U.S. Student grant awardees in 2020–21
Jun 11, 2020

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

A passion for the environment: App State energy manager Jonathan Pierson

A passion for the environment: App State energy manager Jonathan Pierson
Jun 9, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Working and living in Alaska for a decade allowed Appalachian State University alumnus Jonathan Pierson ’06 ’08 to see how energy ...

Then and Now Alumna: Morgan Powers

Then and Now: Morgan Powers, Psychology
Jun 8, 2020

Morgan Powers '16M.A. Industrial- Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management From Winston-Salem, N.C. THEN:As a graduate student, Po...

Meeting students’ mental health needs in a crisis, and beyond

Meeting students’ mental health needs in a crisis, and beyond
Jun 5, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — The Appalachian State University Division of Student Affairs continually examines ways to expand and improve student mental ...

Counting bees, because bees count — App State creates pollinator-tracking app

Counting bees, because bees count — App State creates pollinator-tracking app
Jun 4, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” is a saying attributed to Peter Drucker (1909–2005), one of the most widely known...

2020 Graduate, Alyssa Rodriguez named the 2020 recipient of Appalachian’s Kenneth E. Peacock Spirit of ACCESS Award

2020 Graduate, Alyssa Rodriguez named the 2020 recipient of Appalachian’s Kenneth E. Peacock Spirit of ACCESS Award
Jun 3, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Alyssa Rodriguez '20, an Appalachian State University Class of 2020 graduate and former ACCESS Scholar from Elizabeth City, has been n...

A commencement in the cloud — App State virtually celebrates 3,600-plus graduates

A commencement in the cloud — App State virtually celebrates 3,600-plus graduates
May 29, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — The black and gold pride — the hugs, tears and cheers — typically reserved for Appalachian State University’s Holmes Convocation...

GWS Major Katie Williard awarded Sally A. Callegari Memorial Scholarship

GWS Major Katie Williard awarded Sally A. Callegari Memorial Scholarship
May 28, 2020

Katie Williard, a sophomore double majoring in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies and Psychology with a minor in Animal Studies, has been awarded t...

App State business writing students help hometown communities through class project

App State business writing students help hometown communities through class project
May 27, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Students in a business writing course at Appalachian State University have been given the chance to turn their final projects into com...

Then and Now Alumna: Jaime Goodall

Then and Now: Jaime Goodall, Anthropology
May 26, 2020

Jaime Goodall '08, '10B.A. AnthropologyM.A. Public History: Master of Arts Lives in Baltimore, M.A. THEN:During her time at Appalachian, the...