Eliza Jane Harris and Megan Shea

Harris and Shea Selected for National Counseling Fellowship
Jul 28, 2021

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Appalachian State University’s Eliza Jane Harris for...

Active Learning Classroom in the Reich College of Education

What is Next for Active Learning Classrooms?
Jul 28, 2021

Active Learning Classrooms (ALC) were first introduced to Appalachian State University ten years ago. In the time since, they have become a growing trend in higher education. What began as four...

Jenny Darcy accepts an award from PEO International Chapter president, Jan Noffsinger.

App State alum receives teaching grant
Jul 27, 2021

Congratulations to alumna Jenny Darcy '16 on her $2000 grant through Philanthropic Educational Organization's Program for Continuing Education.

Carl Blankenship/Salisbury Post - Todd Parker in the Salisbury High School gym.

Back in the classroom: Teacher of the year takes unusual journey
Jul 16, 2021

In the Media

Congratulations to alum Todd Parker '95 on being named Rowan-Salisbury Schools Teacher of the Year!

Rhododendron Inductees

Six Alumni Inducted into the Reich College of Education Rhododendron Society
Jul 15, 2021


Appalachian State University alumni Jack Hoke ’74 ’82 ’84, Dr. Susan Dianne Little ’71 ’96, and Dr. LaTonya M. Summers ’94 ’96 were inducted into...

Online student

App State One of Six Institutions Awarded the UNC System North Carolina Principal Fellow Program Grant
Jul 14, 2021


Appalachian State University is one of six institutions selected by the University of North Carolina System to be the recipients of recurring...

Virtual Teacher Training

Green Continues Her Partnership in Burundi
Jul 14, 2021


In February 2020, Dr. Connie Green, professor emeritus in the Reich College of Education’s Department of Reading Education and Special Education...

High school students learning Chinese dance movements during a cultural workshop.

STARTALK — an immersion in Chinese language and culture for high school students
Jun 28, 2021

At Appalachian

High school students have the opportunity to embark on a virtual journey to Beijing and learn about Chinese language and culture through...

Maria Hofman Hernandez

Inaugural cohort of Latinx leaders selected for new Education Equity Fellowship
Jun 28, 2021

In the Media

Congratulations to doctoral candidate María Hofman Hernandez on being selected for the first cohort of the LatinxEd Fellowship! With...

Audra and Chris Loftin own Sweet Grown Alabama Farms in Tanner. Audra Loftin is “Teacher of the Year” at Columbia Elementary School. CONTRIBUTED

As ‘Teacher of the Year,’ Audra Loftin lets students know music is their own
Jun 28, 2021

In the Media

Congratulations to alumna Audra Loftin '98 on being named Teacher of the Year!

Lori Dillard

Alumni Update: Lori Dillard ’06 ’14
Jun 23, 2021

Features, Alumni Update

Lori Dillard (née Waddell), originally from Laurel Springs, North Carolina, graduated in 2006 with a...

Choir (re)-Imagined: Project Appalachian Youth Chorale

Young voices harmonize amid COVID-19 during grant-supported Appalachian Youth Chorale
Jun 21, 2021

At Appalachian

Congratulations to education alumni and students Brandon Winbush ’17, Kaitlyn Moore ’20, Miranda Tedder '21, and Malcolm Vaughn on...