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Hands-on learning in the High Country

Hands-on learning in the High Country
Jul 28, 2020

Appalachian State University students and alumni often refer to the university as their “home on the mountain.” The use of this physical reference point for Appalachian reflects the interconnectedness of the university and its location in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Call for Proposals for 2020 Global Symposium

Call for Proposals for 2020 Global Symposium
Jul 9, 2020

Proposals are now being accepted for the eighth annual Appalachian Global Symposium on October 28, 2020! Submissions are due by September 15, 2020.

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How to keep students feeling connected and supported — 4 Excellence in Teaching Award winners weigh in

How to keep students feeling connected and supported — 4 Excellence in Teaching Award winners weigh in
Jul 7, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — At the beginning of the 2020 spring semester, no one at Appalachian State University could have imagined a complete transition to online learning — with only days to prepare.

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Jane Barghothi named vice chancellor for university advancement at Appalachian State

Jane Barghothi named vice chancellor for university advancement at Appalachian State
Jun 23, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Jane McIntyre Barghothi ’96 has been named Appalachian State University’s vice chancellor for university advancement. Barghothi has served as senior associate vice chancellor for university development since July 2019.

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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 efficiencies and initiatives can impact individuals and communities.

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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 health and wellness services and resources.

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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 and influential management consultants.

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