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Two Appalachian Students receive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships
Jun 25, 2018

Two Appalachian students, Rachel Jordan, Lilburn, G.A. and Autumn Melby, Sanford, N.C. have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Re...

Adam Moore’18 History, social studies education, Department of History. Photo by Marie Freeman

College of Arts and Sciences names Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year for 2017-18
Jun 22, 2018

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences has named Adam Moore the Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year for the 2017-18 school ...

Sociologist Dr. Cameron Lippard. Photo by Marie Freeman

Sociologist weighs in on immigrant family separations — including social, economic impact
Jun 21, 2018

Dr. Cameron Lippard in Appalachian State University’s Department of Sociology researches immigration and Latino incorporation into the American Sout...

Students walk by a fence positioned around the site of the former College Bookstore, built in 1934, at Appalachian State Teachers College (1929–1967) after its demolition in 1967. The Education Building, built in 1925, can be seen in the background. In addition to renting and selling textbooks, the College Bookstore also provided Appalachian merchandise, supplies and refreshments, while the second floor provided space for three apartments. A snack bar was added in 1955. In 1967, the building was demolished

Celebrating 50 years — Appalachian’s growth in university status and its Class of 1968
Jun 20, 2018

In 1968, Appalachian State University officially evolved from a teachers college into a multidisciplinary state university with three undergraduate co...


Appalachian State University announces 2018 Chancellor’s Scholars
Jun 19, 2018

Ten incoming first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded the prestigious Chancellor’s Scholarship, which covers full ...

Johnna Reisner, a two-time alumna of Appalachian State University, has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award to teach in Poland for the 2018–19 academic year. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Two-time alumna Johnna Reisner has received a 2018–19 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award
Jun 18, 2018

Appalachian State University alumna Johnna Reisner ’15 ’17, a Charlotte native, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award...

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Appalachian offers updated and renamed graduate certificate in aging, health and society
Jun 15, 2018

Appalachian State University’s former gerontology graduate certificate has a new name — the graduate certificate in aging, health and society...

Appalachian alumna Cala Castleberry ’17 stops for a photo while serving as an archaeological technician and Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) intern in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Castleberry helped with wildfire mitigation efforts in burned areas of the park. Photo courtesy of Cala Castleberry

From mitigating wildfires to re-creating a battlefield
Jun 14, 2018

Anthropology majors Cala Castleberry ’17, of Tallahassee, Florida, and Hayley Wynn ’17, of Huntersville, aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty ...

“Abolitionists, Doctors, Ranchers, and Writers: A Family Journey through American History,” in which Appalachian historian Dr. Lynne Getz traces the lives of three generations of the Faunce family though the family’s letter correspondence, is the winner of the Western Association of Women Historians’ Barbara “Penny” Kanner Prize. University Press of Kansas image

Dr. Lynne M. Getz awarded Barbara “Penny” Kanner Prize
Jun 13, 2018

 The Western Association of Women Historians (WAWH) has awarded Appalachian State University historian Dr. Lynne Getz its Barbara “Pe...

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Faculty Highlight: Bruce Dick
Jun 12, 2018

Department of English Professor, Dr. Bruce Dick, is busy trying to complete a book project on the American author, Richard Wright. This work, which Di...