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Impact Report

2022

43,442 current CAS alumni

$828,967 total donations 

$781 average gift size

1997 class year with the most donors

1979 & 1978 class years with the most gifts

1974 class year with the largest gift amount

Numbers based on data from fiscal year 2021-22.

2021

$680,920 total donations

42,597 current CAS alumni

$800 average gift size

1976 class year with the most gifts 

1974 class year with the largest gift amount

$14,169 raised for the College SAFE fund on iBackAPP day (2021)

Numbers based on data from fiscal year 2020-21.

Support

Erika Hernandez '23

SAFE Student Spotlight: Erika Hernandez '23

Erika Hernandez '23Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023Project: "Watauga County Spring BioBlitz: Raising Awareness of Loc...

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

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

The College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University

CAS Supports Improvements to App State Nature Preserve

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

Student & Faculty Excellence

Erika Hernandez '23

SAFE Student Spotlight: Erika Hernandez '23

Erika Hernandez '23Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023Project: "Watauga County Spring BioBlitz: Raising Awareness of Loc...

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

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

Geoff Cross

SAFE Student Spotlight: Geoff Cross

Geoff CrossStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023Project: "Firearm Safety: Identifying Cultural Messages for Firearm Suicid...

Dr. Robert Freeland, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Robert Freeland

Dr. Robert Freeland, Assistant Professor, Department of SociologyStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023Project: "Political ...

Ultimate Guide to Take Action

How to get involved or support the College of Arts and Sciences new and future students, faculty and staff.

1. MAKE 

a gift to the Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund to provide resources that can be used to transform the student experience and support faculty in the college


2. APPLY

for a matching gift from your employer


3. SPONSOR

a student internship or mentorship opportunity


4. INCLUDE

a gift in your estate planning


5. GIVE

a gift of a scholarship


6. FOLLOW

the college on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or YouTube and stay in touch


7. RECRUIT

graduates from Appalachian


8. VOLUNTEER

your time on a board or committee


9. NAME

a classroom or space on campus, like in the newly renovated Sanford Hall.


10. ESTABLISH

a monthly or yearly routine of supporting your favorite area at your alma mater to support future generations.