News Roundup


Runners participate in annual Spooky Duke race

App State’s 2021 Spooky Duke raises over $25K for children with special needs

On Saturday, Oct. 16, costumed creatures once again gathered on the campus of Appalachian State University - and virtually - for the eleventh annual S...

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SAA Celebrates Careers in Student Affairs Month

The month of October is Careers in Student Affairs Month (CSAM). An initiative through NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA...

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App State selected to partner with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools for Equity-Centered Pipeline Initiative

Appalachian State University has been selected to partner with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS) for the Equity-Centered Pipeline Initiati...


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...

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Women in Educational Leadership Symposium is October 1-2, 2021

The sixth annual Women in Educational Leadership Symposium (WIELS) will be held virtually, Friday, October 1 and Saturday, October 2, 2021.Keynote spe...

At Appalachian

Jasmine Garcia

Scholarship recipient credits App State for teaching flexibility in a year of change

Senior Spanish Education major Jasmine Garcia is no stranger to change. As a high school student in Roaring River, N.C, she excelled in the sciences a...

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App State ranks among ‘Best’ schools in US, Southeast for 2021 and 2022

U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and Forbes magazine have all confirmed what many Mountaineers hold to be true — Appalachian State...

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Future education leaders at App State receive boosted support from about $3 million in state grants

Millions in awarded grant funding will boost the development of and support for North Carolina educators in leadership programs — among them, studen...

In the Media

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PEP Teacher Recognized for Student Engagement

Congratulations to alumna Alyson Smith '16 '17 on being named Teacher of the Year!Progressive Education Program (PEP) teacher Alyson Smith has been na...

Marsha Justice

Justice Named Principal of the Year for Henderson County Public Schools

Congratulations to alumna Marsha Justice on being named Principal of the Year! She is a 2007 graduate of the Masters in School Administration program!...

Linda Coutant

Linda Coutant is Being Mindful

Dr. Linda Coutant '01 '17 shares her experience with the doctoral program and transforming App State into a mindful campus. Read and listen to her int...

Academy at Middle Fork

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...

Welcome Back

Academy at Middle Fork opens classrooms most days, continues connections with university virtually

With the option of in-person or virtual learning, most students at App State’s lab school have returned to classrooms four days a week.The Academy a...