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CAS Corps member Samantha Brakefield is a junior criminal justice major from Monroe. Photo by Lauren Gibbs.

CAS Corps Feature: Samantha Brakefield
Feb 23, 2024

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Corps are chosen to serve as representatives to all constituents of CAS and to create, promote and execute oppo...

The 47th Annual Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) Conference will be held on the campus of Western Carolina University, in Cullowhee, for the first time from March 7 through 9, 2024. The theme of this year's conference is “Beloved Community: Pride in Identity, Culture and Geography.”

The Appalachian Studies Program Prepares for the Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) Conference
Feb 21, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — The 47th Annual Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) Conference will be held on the campus of Western Carolina University, ...

Tommy Guy '07

A Pathway to Perspective: Tommy Guy '07
Feb 19, 2024

Learning to approach problems from an interdisciplinary perspective has long been one of the defining characteristics of an App State education. Tommy...

Four award-winning authors will visit Appalachian State University’s Boone campus this spring as part of the university’s 2023–24 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series.

4 Acclaimed Authors to Visit App State for Spring 2024 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Feb 16, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Four award-winning authors will visit Appalachian State University’s Boone campus this spring as part of the university’s 2023–2...

App State’s online bachelor’s programs and graduate programs in business, education and nursing rank among the nation’s best for 2024, according to U.S. News & World Report, which recognized the university in its annual “Best Online Programs” rankings. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State Online Bachelor’s, Master’s Programs Named Among Nation's ‘Best’ for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report
Feb 16, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University has strengthened its standing among the nation’s best schools for online education, according to U.S. N...

CAS Corps member Dominick Bontempo is a junior biology and Spanish major from Greensboro. Photo by Lauren Gibbs.

CAS Corps Feature: Dominick Bontempo
Feb 16, 2024

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Corps are chosen to serve as representatives to all constituents of CAS and to create, promote and execute oppo...

Jen Serling and Ann Wortinger

Veterinary Technology Program Celebrates Dr. Earl H. Rippie Veterinary Nurse Leadership Scholarship Recipients
Feb 15, 2024

We are delighted to announce that Jen Serling and Ann Wortinger from the Veterinary Technology program at Appalachian State Univer...

Dr. Shea Tuberty, professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Biology and director of the university's Quality Enhancement Plan.

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Shea Tuberty
Feb 15, 2024

Dr. Shea Tuberty, Professor, Department of BiologyStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023Project: "CAS Sponsorship of the 20...

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CAS Supports Improvements to App State Nature Preserve
Feb 14, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Following months of work, improvements to Appalachian State University's Nature Preserve are nearly complete. The efforts, supported b...

Dr. Michael Madritch, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Dr. Michael Madritch Named Dean of App State’s College of Arts and Sciences
Feb 13, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — After a national search, Dr. Michael Madritch has been named dean of Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Science...