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An App State student reads on the banks of Boone Creek in Durham Park, located at App State’s Boone campus. Photo by Chase Reynolds

6 award-winning authors to visit App State for spring 2023 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Feb 22, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Six acclaimed authors will visit Appalachian State University’s Boone campus this spring, as part of the university’s 2022–23 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series.

University News, Arts & Cultural, Events
This badge signifies App State’s status as a Top Producer of Fulbright scholars and students for the 2022–23 academic year. The university is one of 18 schools nationwide to receive this honor. Image courtesy of Fulbright Program

App State honored as a Top Producer of Fulbright scholars, students for 2022–23
Feb 15, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University is one of 18 higher education institutions nationwide to be named a Top Producer of Fulbright scholars and students for the 2022–23 academic year, according to the U.S. Department of State and Institute of International Education.

University News, Global Learning, Awards & Honors
Dr. Katherine Ledford, professor of Appalachian studies at Appalachian State University

App State professor Katherine Ledford awarded 2022–23 Fulbright to teach in Jordan
Feb 13, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Katherine Ledford, professor of Appalachian studies at Appalachian State University, is spending the spring 2023 semester in Amman, Jordan, where she is fostering cross-cultural understanding through literature.

University News, Grants & Research, Global Learning, Faculty & Staff
The Harris family celebrates their Mountaineer legacy: Two members are App State alumni and two are current students at App State. Pictured in front is Tony Harris II, a first-year student at App State with a major in risk management and insurance. Behind Harris, pictured from left to right, are his sisters Lundyn Harris ’16, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from App State, and Joy Harris, a student at North Carolina A&T University; his mother, Melissa Harris; his sister Jaeda Harris, an App Stat

‘It runs in the family’ — App State alumnus Tony Harris ’92 inspires next generation of Mountaineers
Feb 6, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — The Harris household in Charlotte wears a lot of black and gold. Tony Harris Sr. ’92 and his daughter Lundyn Harris ’16 are alumni of Appalachian State University — and his daughter Jaeda Harris and son Tony Harris II are current students.

University News, Students, Alumni