News Roundup


App Ed Club Members with Books

App Ed Reads to Area PK-5 Students

Once again this past fall, the Reich College of Education’s (RCOE) Appalachian Educators club and Public School Partnership (PSP) collaborated to br...

Bonilla and her class

Music Education Major Malcolm Vaughn and App Educators Club Connect with International Classroom

Malcolm Vaughn, a sophomore music education major from Apex, North Carolina, first met Pamela Londono Bonilla and her students through his CI 3531 cou...

Tre Woods, Christian Martin, Joel Leath

RCOE Middle Grades Major Christian Martin Presents at State Conference

“North Carolina Teacher Cadet is a solution that continues to work toward addressing the teacher shortage and closing the diversity gap within the t...


Join the RCOE for a Discussion with P-12 Education Leaders Featuring the AppAdvisory Board on January 24, 2022

In collaboration with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, the Reich College of Education (RCOE) is hosting “A Discussion with P-12 ...

Media Literacy

Panel Discussion on the film Trust Me is Tuesday, October 26

As part of Media Literacy Week, join experts in media literacy education for a special panel event centered on the documentary film Trust Me, includin...

Doctoral Symposium 2021: Doing Dissertations Differently

2021 Doctoral Symposium is Thursday, November 4, and Friday, November 5

The Reich College of Education’s (RCOE) Doctoral Program in Education Leadership will host the 2021 Doctoral Symposium virtually on Thursday, Novemb...

At Appalachian

App State Sign, Elkin Elementary School Building, Reich College of Education Building

App State to open lab school at Elkin Elementary

Appalachian State University is partnering with Elkin City Schools to open the university’s second laboratory school aimed at enhancing student educ...

Students on the mall

App State students share 7 tips for success — inside and outside the classroom

Student success shows up both inside — and outside — the classroom at Appalachian State University. Below, several students share their tips for e...

Student with global flags

A black and gold world — 6 Mountaineers share how App State prepared them for life, career success

Whether Mountaineers come to App State as domestic or international students, they leave with an App State Experience that has prepared them for life ...

In the Media

Russell Vernon

Rockingham's Top Principal lifts failing schools, fights fires and more

Congratulations to Master of School Administration alum Russell Vernon '06!A principal who guided one Rockingham County elementary school off of ...

Ashtyn Berry with fellow teachers

Who are North Carolina’s teachers of the year?

Congratulations to alumni Ashley Bandy '15, Ashtyn Berry '13 '21, Meghan Dugan'16, Charlene Horton '19, Ryan Mitchell '11, and Kayleigh Spivey '1...


Disabled students find unique opportunities at App State

Nicholas Curry just wrapped up his first semester at Appalachian State University. It’s a moment to celebrate for any student, but for Nicholas, the...

Academy at Middle Fork

Academy Student Teachers

Learning Together: Academy at Middle Fork Hosts Two Student Teachers Fall 2021

This past semester, the Academy at Middle Fork hosted two student teachers from Appalachian State University. These students teachers shared their exp...

Academy Author Visits

Four Award-Winning Children’s Authors and Illustrators Visit with the Academy

Four award-winning children's authors, Kwame Alexander, Stacy McAnulty, Meg Medina, and Lauren Castillo, visited virtually with Appalachian State Univ...

Allison Wright

Academy Hosts Social Work Intern

Allison Wright, a graduate student in Appalachian State University’s Beaver College of Health Sciences’ social work program, has discovered h...