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Dr. Judkin Browning, professor in the Appalachian State University Department of History, is the recipient of the Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies' 2023-24 100 Scholars Research Award.

History's Dr. Judkin Browning receives Williams School of Graduate Studies' 100 Scholars Research Award
May 13, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Judkin Browning, professor in the Appalachian State University Department of History, is the recipient of the Cratis D. Williams S...

Left: Khambhat, India native Vidhi Patel poses for a portrait on April 9. She is graduating with a master’s in computer science and is a discrete mathematics teacher’s assistant. After graduation she plans to stay in the U.S. with her fiance and get a job in IT. | Right: Lebanese Armenian Silva Keohulian smiles for a portrait on April 9. She is graduating with a master’s degree in mathematics this semester and plans to teach mathematics in her home country of Lebanon.

Graduating international students say farewell to Mountaineer lifestyle
May 10, 2024

On Aug. 22, 2022, Silva Keohulian packed her bags, said goodbye to her family and left her home in Lebanon to go to a place she had never heard of bef...

App State Interim Chancellor Heather Norris, left, with Dr. Brooke Christian, professor in App State’s Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, at App State’s 2024 Awards of Distinction ceremony, held April 25 on the Boone campus. Christian is the university's recipient of the 2024 University of North Carolina Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State honors 27 students, faculty and staff at 2nd annual Awards of Distinction ceremony
May 9, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University recognized 27 students, faculty and staff at its second annual Awards of Distinction ceremony, honoring t...

Dr. Donna Lillian, associate dean of the Appalachian State University College of Arts and Sciences

Donna Lillian appointed associate dean of the App State College of Arts and Sciences
May 8, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Appalachian State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Donna Lillian has been appointe...

App State has earned high rankings for having graduates with low student loan debt — lower than that of their statewide and national peers, according to recent reports from The Institute for College Access and Success and U.S. News & World Report. Pictured are App State students on the university’s Boone campus. Photo by Kyla Willoughby

Less college debt + more lifetime earnings = the App State advantage
May 7, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Is a college degree a good investment? At Appalachian State University, the answer is clear: An App State education continues to be a ...

Dr. Katherine Ledford, professor of Appalachian Studies

August 9: Stereotypes of Mountaineers and Frontiersmen: Pre-Performance Remarks
May 6, 2024

“Stereotypes of Mountaineers and Frontiersmen: Pre-Performance Remarks”Friday, August 9, 2024, from 7-7:45 p.m.Daniel Boone Amphitheatre (591 Horn...

Dr. Sandra Ballard '79 (left) and Dr. Andy Koch (right) will serve as Macebearers for the Spring 2024 College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Commencement Ceremony.

Drs. Sandra Ballard '79 and Andy Koch to serve as Macebearers for Spring 2024 CAS Commencement
May 3, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Sandra Ballard '79 and Dr. Andy Koch will serve as Macebearers for the Spring 2024 College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Commencement...

Gracie Bullington was named the Appalachian State University Student Teacher of the Year for the 2023-2024 academic year. Bullington, originally from Mount Airy, North Carolina, completed her Bachelor of Science in history/social studies education in December 2023.

Gracie Bullington recognized as the App State Student Teacher of the Year
May 3, 2024

Gracie Bullington was named the Appalachian State University Student Teacher of the Year for the 2023-2024 academic year. Bullington, originally from ...

Built in 1792, Fort Defiance is the former home of William Lenoir. Photo by Dr. Beth Davison

Students in "Antebellum Slavery in Appalachia" course design exhibit for Lenoir's Fort Defiance
May 1, 2024

LENOIR, N.C. — Students and faculty members from Appalachian State University's College of Arts and Sciences and Reich College of Education collabor...

The College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University

CAS students receive 2023-24 Black and Gold Leadership Awards
Apr 29, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Club Council and Campus Activities have announced the recipients of their 2023-24 student awards. The r...