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The Department of Rural Resilience and Innovation (RRI) in partnership with Research Institute for Environment, Energy, and Economics (RIEEE) has awarded seed grants to five collaborative research projects.

Rural Resilience and Innovation Inaugural Seed Grants
Nov 3, 2021

The Department of Rural Resilience and Innovation (RRI) in partnership with Research Institute for Environment, Energy, and Economics (RIEEE) has awar...

SAFE student recipient Claire Brown, Physics and Astronomy. Photo submitted.

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Claire Brown, Physics and Astronomy
Nov 3, 2021

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Claire Brown, Physics and Astronomy Claire Brown is a senior from Waxhaw, N.C. Student and Faculty Excellence ...

This spring, Appalachian State University alumna Megan Broome ’21, of Cherryville, served as an intern at Horizons Elementary School in Lenoir as part of the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Public Fellows Intern Program. The program helps students develop their professional skills as they work with leaders of community-based businesses, nonprofits or government agencies. Broome earned a B.S. in social work from App State. Photo submitted

16 App State students develop professional skills through SECU Foundation internships
Nov 2, 2021

The State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Public Fellows Intern Program, funded by the SECU Foundation, afforded nine Appalachian State Universi...

Malikia Cherubala, Community and Regional Planning major, CAS Corps 2021-22 member. Photo submitted.

CAS Corps Feature: Malikia Cherubala
Nov 1, 2021

The CAS Corps are chosen to serve as representatives to all constituents of the College of Arts and Sciences and to create, promote and execute opport...

Dr. Jeremiah Kitunda, Department of History, photo submitted

Dr. Jeremiah Kitunda receives the I.G. Greer Distinguished Professorship in History
Nov 1, 2021

Dr. Jeremiah Kitunda, professor within Appalachian State University’s Department of History, has been chosen to receive the I.G. Greer Distinguished...

The late Hughlene Bostian Frank ’68, left, and her late husband, William “Bill” Frank, were longtime friends and supporters of Appalachian State University. Their estate recently provided funding for approximately 75% tuition for 12 full-time App State students from North Carolina’s Piedmont region, where the Franks lived. Photo by Marie Freeman

Frank Scholars Program will support 12 full-time App State students each year
Oct 27, 2021

Twelve full-time Appalachian State University students from the state’s Piedmont region are beneficiaries of the Frank Scholars Program, funded by t...

Bread & Puppet Free Cantastoria Workshop for Appalachian Community event poster. Graphic submitted.

Bread & Puppet is Coming: Free Cantastoria Workshop for Appalachian Community
Oct 26, 2021

Bread & Puppet is Coming: Free Cantastoria Workshop for Appalachian CommunityWednesday, Oct. 27, 202110 a.m. - 12 p.m.and7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Brea...

Bread & Puppet: Free Performance of Our Domestic Resurrection Circus event poster. Graphic submitted.

Bread & Puppet is Coming: Free Performance of Our Domestic Resurrection Circus
Oct 26, 2021

Bread & Puppet is Coming: Free Performance of Our Domestic Resurrection CircusThursday, Oct. 28, 20217 p.m.As the highlight of its short-time resi...

SAFE student recipient Andrew Taylor, Psychology. Photo submitted.

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Andrew Taylor, Psychology
Oct 25, 2021

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Andrew Taylor, PsychologyAndrew Taylor is a graduate student from Faison, N.C.Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund...

App State Alumnus Ahmar Gordon, photo submitted.

Teamwork translated from the classroom to the real world for alumnus Ahmar Gordon
Oct 22, 2021

 Ahmar Gordon ’16 majored in computer science and was a part of the Appalachian High Achievers in STEM program (S-STEM) program while at Appala...