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Degrees Conferred Available Online
Jun 14, 2021

Appalachian State University has released the Dean's and Chancellor's lists for the Spring 2021 semester as well as the list of 2,449 undergraduate students and 340 graduate students that received degrees during commencement ceremonies held in May 2021.

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 CAS Corps member, Emery Turner, a senior global studies major. Photo submitted

CAS Corps Feature: Emery Turner
Jun 4, 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 opportunities for academic and professional growth.

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Caroline Donaghy ’20, from Beaufort, S.C., a Chemistry - Certified Chemist major from Appalachian State University’s Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Photo submitted.

Alumna Caroline Donaghy ’20 awarded competitive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Jun 3, 2021

Caroline Donaghy ’20, from Beaufort, S.C., a Chemistry - Certified Chemist major from Appalachian State University’s Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, has been awarded a...

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F.A.R.M. Cafe and Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture (BRWIA) logos. Graphics submitted.

Grant writing course assists local organizations
Jun 1, 2021

This past fall semester, a community-engaged grant writing course for English majors assisted Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture (BRWIA) and F.A.R.M. Cafe in seeking funding to further each organization’s mission. Dr.

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Center Names Winner of the First JHP Student Research Paper Prize
May 28, 2021

In early May, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies honored Alexander Gilliatt (GJS/JHP) as the first recipient of the newly-introduced JHP Student Research Paper Prize. Gabe Atkinson (HIS/JHP) received an honorable mention.

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Dr. Louis B. Gallien Jr., professor in the university’s Department of Leadership and Educational Studies and Honors College. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State joins Universities Studying Slavery consortium, continues its work to foster diversity and inclusion
May 27, 2021

Appalachian State University is among more than 70 higher education institutions across the nation and world that have joined the Universities Studying Slavery (USS) consortium to foster greater diversity and inclusion within their campus and local communities.

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Appalachian State University student Tatum Schwartz, a junior from Chapel Hill majoring in sociology with a concentration in families and intimate relationships. Photo submitted

Service-learning and undergrad research make the grade for student Tatum Schwartz
May 25, 2021

When Tatum Schwartz arrived at Appalachian State University she did not anticipate launching a clothing drive for migrant families or assisting in a research study on the lingering impacts of a global pandemic — two of her most meaningful experiences as a sociology major, she said.

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Eleven undergraduate students at Appalachian State University have received spring 2021 scholarships supported by a gift from Raleigh-based MAKO Medical Laboratories.

11 App State students awarded MAKO Medical Scholarships for spring 2021
May 21, 2021

Eleven undergraduate students at Appalachian State University — including three student veterans and five student-athletes — have received spring 2021 scholarships supported by a gift from Raleigh-based MAKO Medical Laboratories.

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Peace and genocide education club honored with 2021 Student Organization Leadership award
May 19, 2021

At the end of this term, the Peace and Genocide Education Club (PGEC) garnered another recognition by receiving the 2021 “Outside the Box” award from Appalachian State Club Council.

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Spring 2021 Commencement. Photo by Marie Freeman.

App State celebrates more than 3,600 Class of 2021 graduates
May 17, 2021

Appalachian State University’s black and gold pride was on full display during its Spring 2021 Commencement. For the first time since December 2019, App State held an in-person commencement, hosting 13 in-person ceremonies May 7–12.

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