Support

Impact Report

2020

$432,238 total donations

41,203 Current CAS alumni

$347 Average gift size

$222,566 total in Scholarships awarded by the College and CAS Departments

'76, '78 & '96 Class years with the most gifts

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.

Student & Faculty Excellence

Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) title mark

SAFE Fund Application Information

Consider applying for the College's Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund; deadline October 4, 2021.The SAFE Fund provides resources that can be ...

Caption: SAFE student recipient Charles Fennell, Psychology. Photo submitted.

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Charles Fennell ’20, Psychology

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Charles Fennell ’20, PsychologyCharles Fennell was an undergraduate student from Charlotte, N.C.Student and Faculty Ex...

SAFE student recipient Maira Ezerins, a former graduate student in the Department of Psychology. Photo submitted.

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Maira Ezerins ‘20, Psychology

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Maira Ezerins ‘20, PsychologyMaira Ezerins was a graduate student from Middleboro, M.A.Student and Faculty Excellence ...

Student and Faculty Excellence Fund (SAFE) graphic

SAFE Fund Accepting Fall Applications

The College of Arts and Sciences Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund is accepting applications with a deadline of Monday, October 4, 2021.The C...

Grace Rogers, senior, SAFE fund recipient. Photo submitted.

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Grace Rogers, Mathematical Sciences

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Grace Rogers, Mathematical SciencesGrace Rogers is a senior from Durham, N.C.Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund ...