Community Engagement, Gifts and Grants at Appalachian State University

UNC-Greensboro funds Learning Through Implementation: Investigating Mathematics Learning Across Communities project
Dec 21, 2017

Funding from the University of North Carolina Greensboro will support the work of Appalachian and UNC-G professors to advise upon and implement new se...

Joseph Bathanti is an American poet, novelist and professor in the department of English at Appalachian.

The Black Mountain Muse
Dec 21, 2017

A team of BMC collaborators has been working the last four years on The Black Mountain College Anthology of Poetry, which will soon be ...

Dana Powell, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology at Appalachian

Dr. Dana Powell publishes new book on Navajo (Diné) sovereignty and energy development
Dec 21, 2017

Dr. Dana Powell has published a new book on Navajo (Diné) sovereignty and energy development. It appears in the "New Ecologies for the Twen...

BRAHM Winter Exhibition: Featuring Black Mountain College
Dec 21, 2017

The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM) invites the community to celebrate the grand opening of three exhibitions with a reception on Thursd...

Geodesic Dome Building at Appalachian State, part of Black Mountain College Semester

Black Mountain College Semester 2018
Dec 21, 2017

For Appalachian State University’s Black Mountain College (BMC) Semester in spring 2018, multiple departments across the university are collaboratin...


The Mythic School of the Mountain: Black Mountain College
Dec 21, 2017

Our State magazine explores the brilliant artists, poets and intellectuals established Black Mountain College’s reputation as a bastion of inno...

Cpl. Matt Taylor was recently picked by the command staff at the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office to receive the “2017 Employee of the Year” award.

Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office names Alum 2017 Employee of the Year
Dec 21, 2017

Cpl. Matt Taylor was recently picked by the command staff at the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office to receive the “2017 Employee of the Year” awa...

Long, center, and his wife, Amanda “Mandi” Long with their sons, Jonah, far left, and Isaac in front of the United States Capitol building. Photo courtesy of Long

Appalachian alumnus Brock Long leads FEMA’s mission of support
Dec 19, 2017

Appalachian State University alumnus William Brockmann “Brock” Long ’97 ’99, a native of Newton, North Carolina, serves as the administrator f...

Alma Marsh (center), receives an honorary bachelor’s degree from Dr. Neva Specht (left) and Chancellor Sheri Everts (right), as Chair of Appalachian’s Board of Trustees, James M. Barnes, looks on. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian graduates 1,475 at December 2017 commencement ceremonies
Dec 18, 2017

A total of 1,475 students graduated from Appalachian State University Saturday, Dec. 16, during commencement in Holmes Convocation Center....

Majors Abigail Rubio and Evangeline Giaconia awarded grant from Clinton Global Initiative

Anthropology students awarded grant from Clinton Global Initiative
Dec 18, 2017

Abigail Rubio and Evangeline Giaconia, anthropology majors at Appalachian State University, have been awarded a grant from the Clinton Global Initiati...