News Roundup


Eliza Jane Harris and Megan Shea

Harris and Shea Selected for National Counseling Fellowship

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

Active Learning Classroom in the Reich College of Education

What is Next for Active Learning Classrooms?

Active Learning Classrooms (ALC) were first introduced to Appalachian State University ten years ago. In the time since, they have become a growing tr...

Betsy Rosenbalm presents mini grant to recipient.

RCOE’s Public School Partnership Awards 10 Mini-Grants for Spring 2021 and 13 for Summer 2021

The Reich College of Education (RCOE) Public School Partnership Mini-Grants Committee awarded ten mini-grants for the spring 2021 semester along with ...


James Ford

Courageous Conversations: A Discussion with James Ford and E(race)ing Inequities in NC Public Schools is Thursday, June 10

The James Center for Student Success and Advising and the Reich College of Education (RCOE) Inclusive Excellence Liaisons Teams present Courageous Con...

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RCOE Announces Event to Gather Innovative Practices

The Reich College of Education’s (RCOE) Response Team is hosting an Innovation Cafe, Monday, April 19 at 3:00 pm. Date: Monday, April 19, 2021T...

Selu Lecture poster

Eighth Annual Selu Lecture is March 24, 2021

Appalachian State University’s Gadugi Partnership (housed in the Reich College of Education), Honors College, and Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home...

At Appalachian

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

STARTALK — an immersion in Chinese language and culture for high school students

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

Choir (re)-Imagined: Project Appalachian Youth Chorale

Young voices harmonize amid COVID-19 during grant-supported Appalachian Youth Chorale

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

Lexie All and Hayley Rose

App State one of 17 US schools named a top producer of Fulbright scholars and students for 2020–21

Congratulations to education alumnae Lexie All and Hayley Rose on their Fulbright awards! Appalachian State University has been recognized as a t...

In the Media

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

App State alum receives teaching grant

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

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

Maria Hofman Hernandez

Inaugural cohort of Latinx leaders selected for new Education Equity Fellowship

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

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...