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Black Mountain College - Professional Development summer workshop for teachers.

Black Mountain College - Professional Development
May 15, 2018

In connection with the spring semester dedicated to the legacy of Black Mountain College, Appalachian State University invites you to apply to partici...

Senior actuarial science major Malik Hargrave, from Lexington, is president of Appalachian State University’s National Pan-Hellenic Council and chair of the Chancellor’s Student Advisory Board for Diversity Recruitment. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Appalachian actuarial science major seizes opportunities ‘with full force’
May 14, 2018

Actuaries provide the statistical probability of an event occurring, so when actuarial science major Malik Hargrave says not to take any opportunity f...

Ahead of its time: Exhibition in Boone celebrates Black Mountain College’s diverse creative legacy
May 13, 2018

More than 60 years after it went bankrupt, sold off its campus near Asheville and formally dissolved, Black Mountain College exerts an enduring influe...

Carmen Lowe ’15 ’16, a native of Salisbury, participates in the Charlotte Spartan Sprint, an obstacle course race. As a special agent trainee at the NC Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) agency, Lowe said that maintaining her fitness is an important part of the job. Lowe got involved in obstacle course racing through the encouragement of her professor, Dr. Tammatha Clodfelter. Photo submitted

Internship with SBI leads Carmen Lowe ’15 ’16 into law enforcement career
May 12, 2018

As a third-generation Appalachian State University graduate, Carmen Lowe ’15 ’16 can’t remember missing a university homecoming when she was gro...

ACS award winners and their mentors

Three chemistry majors honored with awards from the American Chemical Society.
May 11, 2018

The local chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Carolina-Piedmont (C-P) section awarded chemistry major Hayden Lane, Clayton, N.C., the Outs...

Innovate for Good: Summer STEM program for girls

Innovate for Good: Summer STEM program for girls
May 10, 2018

Appalachian State University will offer Aspire IT, a summer outreach program that aims to increase diverse students' awareness about ST...

Staci Hunter, SECU Public Fellows Internship Scholarship recipient 2018

Staci Hunter, SECU Public Fellows Internship Scholarship recipient 2018
May 10, 2018

Staci Hunter, a graduating senior with a major in criminal justice and two minors in psychology and Spanish from Wendell, North Carolina, was awarded ...

Senior Psychology Major Meghan Pavelka: CAS Corps Feature of the Month

Senior Psychology Major Meghan Pavelka: CAS Corps Feature of the Month
May 9, 2018

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 ...

ORAU awards funding for Appalachian Carbon Research Group workshop

ORAU awards funding for Appalachian Carbon Research Group workshop
May 8, 2018

The Appalachian Carbon Research Group (ACRG) — an interdisciplinary group of faculty, staff and students at Appalachian State University studying ca...

Hayley Wynn ’17, of Huntersville, travels through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to assess archaeological sites that experienced damage from the November 2016 Chimney Tops 2 and Cobbly Nob wildfires. Photo courtesy of Hayley Wynn

NPS supports Appalachian wildfire mitigation efforts in the Great Smoky Mountains
May 7, 2018

Dr. Mark Spond, who serves as Appalachian State University’s liaison to the National Park Service (NPS), received a total of $69,455.50 in fund...