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Dr. Seth Grooms, Marine Corps veteran and App State assistant professor, placed a wreath at the Veterans Memorial on the Boone campus during the university’s annual Memorial Day commemoration on Friday, May 26. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Marine Corps veteran Dr. Seth Grooms lays wreath for App State’s Memorial Day commemoration
May 30, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Each Memorial Day weekend, Appalachian State University commemorates those who died while serving in the U.S. military with a wreath laying at the Veterans Memorial on the Boone campus. The memorial, located next to the B.B.

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Appalachian State University has released the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the spring 2023 semester.

Spring 2023 Dean's and Chancellor's lists released
May 25, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University has released the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the spring 2023 semester.

752 students in the College of Arts and Sciences were included on the Chancellor's list and 1,132 were included on the Dean's list.

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Spring 2023 Cratis D. Williams Society inductees Zoë Benfield (upper left), Krystal Carter (upper middle), Nic Garzone (upper right), Natalie Moyer (lower left), Gabriel Paredes (lower middle) and Skyler Prowten (lower right)

Cratis D. Williams Society inductees include six CAS graduates
May 22, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — In the Spring and Fall, Appalachian State University's Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies seeks nominations for the Cratis D. Williams Society. The Society is designed to recognize the top two percent of graduates from the School of Graduate Studies each year.

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Holmes Convocation Center on the Boone campus of Appalachian State University was full of excitement as the Class of 2023 prepared to graduate on May 12 and 13 during Spring Commencement ceremonies. Graduates were joined by faculty, staff, family and friends to witness this milestone in their educational journeys. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Over 3,600 App State graduates earn degrees at Spring 2023 Commencement
May 17, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — More than 3,600 students graduated at the Holmes Convocation Center on the Boone campus of Appalachian State University during Spring Commencement ceremonies, which were held May 12 and 13.

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Eleven Finalists Named for the Appalachian State University Student Teacher of the Year
May 8, 2023

Eleven student teachers have been named finalists for Appalachian State University’s Student Teacher of the Year Award.

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Appalachian Journal, founded in 1972, is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterly featuring field research, interviews, and other scholarly studies of history, politics, economics, culture, folklore, literature, music, ecology, and a variety of other topics, as well as poetry and reviews of books, films, and recordings dealing with the region of the Appalachian mountains.

Appalachian Journal marks 50 years of spotlighting Appalachia
Mar 9, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Appalachian Journal: A Regional Studies Review marks its 50th anniversary this academic year, with the journal’s semicentennial volume set to publish later this spring.

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App State Chancellor Sheri Everts, center, and flag ceremony attendees applaud the unfurling of the flag of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina in the university’s Plemmons Student Union on Feb. 27. App State first-year student Cierra Bell, immediately to the left of the chancellor, and assistant professor Dr. Seth Grooms, pictured fourth from right, unfurled the flag. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Lumbee tribal flag now hangs in App State’s student union, honoring the Lumbee people and their history
Mar 3, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University recognized and honored the nearly 60,000 members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and their history on Feb. 27 with the hanging of the Lumbee tribal flag in Plemmons Student Union.

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