News Roundup


Jimmy Kramer

Alumni Update: Jimmy Kramer ’10

Jimmy Kramer, originally from Youngstown, Ohio, graduated in 2010 with a M.A. in college student development, now student affairs administration. He c...

Tracie Salinas

Dr. Tracie McLemore Salinas Named Director of Reich College of Education’s Math and Science Education Center

Dr. Tracie McLemore Salinas has been named director of the Math and Science Education Center (MSEC), which is housed in Appalachian State University...

Karen Walker

Karen Walker ’94 ’98 Named RCOE New Teacher Support Coach

Karen Walker ’94, ’98 has been named North Carolina New Teacher Support Coach for Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education (RCO...


Professional Development

TOY Stories: Lessons from the Watauga County Schools Teachers of the Year

As part of its Sun Belt Conference Extra Yard for Teachers grant, Watauga County Schools (WCS) is partnering with the Appalachian State University’s...

Children's Literature Symposium Poster

CANCELLED: Appalachian’s Children’s Literature Symposium is March 28, 2020

This event has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for 2021.Appalachian State University’s Belk Library, Instructional Materials Center and the R...

Expressive Arts artwork

CANCELLED: Expressive Arts Therapy Program Celebrates 35 Years with Exhibition and Professional Development

This event is cancelled. The Reich College of Education’s (RCOE) Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling’s Expressive Ar...

At Appalachian

Diana Nelson

App State College of Arts and Sciences announces new director of college advising

Congratulations to RCOE alumna, Diana Nelson! She received her M.A. in higher education in 2019.Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and S...

Retired Col. Edna W. Cummings ’78, center, is inducted into the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame.

US Army Women’s Foundation honors Edna Cummings — App State alumna and military trailblazer

Congratulations to RCOE alumna, Edna Cummings! She received her B.S. in social sciences–education with an undergraduate teaching certificate.&n...

Sonja Ardoin

Grant funds App State research of social class and classism in higher education

Dr. Sonja Ardoin, assistant professor of student affairs administration in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling, hous...

In the Media

Ben Brown Teaching Ag Ed

Watauga County Schools expands agriculture classes to middle school

Brown completed his B.S. in Career and Technical Education in May, and he is currently enrolled in Appalachian's M.S. in Appropriate Technology progra...

American Fulbright Specialist visits UFS to share ODL insights with South Campus

Dr. Barbara Howard is the interim assistant chair  for the Department of Leadership and Educational Studies and the program director for the ...

Eva Winkler

Hickory Public Schools teacher honored

Eva Winkler completed her B.S. in elementary education in 2017 through App State Online. She was also a recipient of the SECU Appalachian Partnership ...