Support

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

Appalachian Scholarship Application Portal (ASAP)

2023-24 Appalachian Scholarship Application Portal (ASAP) open through February 7, 2023

The 2023-24 Appalachian Scholarship Application Portal (ASAP) opens today and closes February 7, 2023! Through ASAP, submit one application to be...

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies at Appalachian State University

Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies students travel to Israel

BOONE, N.C. — From May 21-29, 2022, 5 Appalachian State students embarked on a journey from North Carolina to Israel through the generous support of...

An aerial view of Founders Plaza, with statues of two of App State’s co-founders, B.B. Dougherty and Lillie Shull Dougherty, and Founders Bell Pavilion.

50 years of giving: App State families change lives, build legacies

Appalachian State University alumni have often said that once you become part of the Mountaineer community, you never truly leave. While many share th...

Student & Faculty Excellence

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Aruna Weerasinghe

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Aruna Weerasinghe

Dr. Aruna Weerasinghe, Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry and Fermentation SciencesStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Fall 20...

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Marta Toran

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Marta Toran

Marta Toran, Lecturer, Department of Geological and Environmental SciencesStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Fall 2021Project: “A...

Initially endowed by Hughlene and Bill Frank, the College of Arts and Sciences Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund provides resources that can be used to support undergraduate, graduate and faculty experiences. The SAFE Fund provides funding for college priorities and opportunities that arise throughout the year. These unrestricted funds support student and faculty travel, publication support for faculty and student research opportunities. Learn more at: https://cas.appstate.edu/students/student-and-

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Anastacia Schulhoff

Dr. Anastacia Schulhoff, Assistant Professor, Department of SociologyStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Fall 2021Project: “Cultur...

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Mary Kinkel

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Mary Kinkel

Dr. Mary Kinkel, Associate Professor, Department of BiologyStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Fall 2021Project: “Gut Motility: Ex...

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.