SECU Fellows Program

SECU continues to fund Appalachian internships; 10 students complete 2017 summer internships
Aug 10, 2017

Ten students from Appalachian State University completed 2017 summer internships in public sector and nonprofit entities of rural and underserved regi...

UNC System

Aug 8, 2017

UNC System institutions recieve NEA funding to further arts studies. Appalachian State University is receiving two NEA grants for the univer...

USC Shoah Foundation

Visual history archive with 55,000 testimonies of genocide survivors and witnesses will be accessible this fall through Appalachian’s Belk Library and Information Commons
Aug 8, 2017

This fall semester, Appalachian State University will become one of 79 sites to provide full access to the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive...

Carson Rich, a 2017 graduate of Appalachian State University, is one of four Presidential Scholars working for UNC General Administration in Chapel Hill. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian’s Carson Rich ‘17 appointed UNC General Administration Presidential Scholar
Aug 3, 2017

Carson Rich, a 2017 graduate of Appalachian State University, is one of four recent University of North Carolina system graduates selected to serve Un...

Appalachian awards 11 students Plemmons Scholarships for 2017-2018

Appalachian awards 11 students Plemmons Scholarships for 2017-2018
Aug 2, 2017

Eleven first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded Plemmons Leadership Scholarships. Plemmons Scholars have shown outstandin...

The Great Solar Eclipse of 2017
Jul 31, 2017

On Aug. 21, a solar eclipse will occur over the United States. Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and Department of Physics...

Photo credit: NASA

Community and campus events lead up to the Great American Eclipse; two occur July 28 and 29, with more in mid-August
Jul 27, 2017

As the Great Solar Eclipse approaches this August, there is much to learn about and participate in during the lead up to this rare event. Members of t...

Matt and Laura Parker, 2000 graduates of Appalachian State University, run The Exodus Road, a nonprofit that helps find and free slaves. Photo by Ariel Oliver

Thwarting Human Traffickers
Jul 24, 2017

About a year ago, a nightmarish text flashed on the screen of Matt Parker’s smartphone.“Please help me,” the message read. “I’ve been traffi...

Saving the Bees

Saving the bees
Jul 19, 2017

Appalachian student and faculty researchers seek to recover declining honeybee population. Consider this fact from the U.S. Department of Ag...


'Mountain of God' Volcano Preparing to Erupt
Jul 19, 2017

An active volcano in northeastern Tanzania known to the Maasai as the “Mountain of God” has been quietly rumbling—and it is showing signs that a...