News Roundup


Watauga County Teachers and Principal of the Year being recognized on field

Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education and Watauga County Schools Receive $6,000 Gift from the Sun Belt Conference

Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education (RCOE) and Watauga County Schools (WCS) received a $6,000 gift from the Sun Belt Conferenc...

Mountaineer Readers on the Jumbo Tron

Mountaineer Readers Celebrated at App State Football Game on November 13

Mountaineer Readers were recognized for their reading achievements during Appalachian State University’s Education Day football game on Saturday, No...

Award plaque

Peyton Receives TED Award for Publication

Dr. David Peyton, assistant professor in the Department of Reading Education and Special Education, received the Teacher Education Division (TED) of t...


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

Aerial view of College of Education Building

App State partners with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools to prepare equity-focused school leaders

Appalachian State University has partnered with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS) as part of a five-year, $102 million initiativ...

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...

In the Media

 Macey Barnes

ADPi’s Macey Barnes crowned Top of the Rock

Congratulations to elementary education major, Macey Barnes on being named Top of the Rock! When Macey Barnes first arrived at App State four yea...

LEFT: Allen Bryant; RIGHT: Anya Walsh

App State professor highlights importance of Native American history

A professor is sharing positive stories about Native American history for students in Appalachia.Allen Bryant, associate professor in the Reich Colleg...

Venera Perdebevna Arzimbetov, an English teacher of 17 years in the country of Uzbekistan, shared her culture with students at Hibriten High School on Friday.

Teacher exchange program enlightens students

An “exchange teacher” program has brought teachers from all over the world to local schools, where they shared their culture with students and not...

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...