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Laura Brooks

Laura Brooks ‘14 Named North Carolina Regional Teacher of the Year

Laura Brooks (née Snipes), originally from Wilkesboro, North Carolina, was named North Carolina Regional Teacher of the Year for the Northwest Region...

Natalie Mercer

Alumni Update: Natalie Mercer ‘15

Natalie Mercer (née Haakinson), from Wilson, North Carolina, graduated in 2015 with a M.A. in educational media with a concentration in instructional...

Jennifer McGee

Students and Faculty Present at the 2019 North Carolina Association for Research in Education Conference, Jennifer McGee Installed as 2019-20 NCARE President

Reich College of Education (RCOE) students and faculty members gave presentations at the 2019 North Carolina Association for Research in Education (NC...

Events

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar on Friday, April 5

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar on Friday, April 5

Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education (RCOE) will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Eric Carle's The Ver...

Derrick Barnes. Photo submitted

Derrick Barnes, Award-Winning Children’s Author, to Visit the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork on Wednesday, March 20

Derrick Barnes, an award-winning children’s book author, will visit the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork, located in Walkertown, ...

Students and community members bust a move on the dancefloor. Photo submitted

Appalachian Educators Club Hosts Inclusive Valentine’s Day Dance

The Appalachian Educators Club hosted an inclusive Valentine’s Day dance on Friday, February 8 in the Reich College of Education (RCOE). The club is...

At Appalachian

Headshot of Sonja Ardoin

Dr. Sonja Ardoin recognized for scholarship, teaching, service and more

Dr. Sonja Ardoin, assistant professor of student affairs administration in Appalachian State University’s Department of Human Development and Psycho...

The cover of “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption” by Bryan Stevenson. Penguin Random House image

Common Reading Program announces ‘Just Mercy’ as its 2019–20 selection

The Common Reading Program at Appalachian State University announces its 2019–20 book selection — “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption...

Pictured from left to right, SDAP student Reid Pond, from Boone, Mary Strong ’16 ’17, transition and career coordinator for SDAP, and SDAP students Elizabeth Droessler, from Wake Forest, and Luke Wilcox, from Boone, practice counting money as part of the training at ECRS. Photo by Marie Freeman

Registering success: Appalachian’s SDAP partners with technology firm ECRS

Appalachian State University’s Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program (SDAP) — a program designed to prepare college-age students with intellectu...

In the Media

Amber Flippen

Flippen named EC director

Alumna Amber Flippen '07 '09 has been named exceptional children director for Surry County schools. She earned an MA in special education an...

Since becoming University of North Georgia’s dean of Mike Cottrell College of Business in February, Marty Gowan has taken strides to better prepare students for their careers. (Photo/Peggy Cozart, University of North Georgia)

How University of North Georgia’s new business college dean is paving a path for other first-generation college students

Alumna Mary Gowan '81 has been named Dean of the University of North Georgia’s Mike Cottrell College of Business. Gowan earned an MA in co...

Rayjon Davis acts as President Barack Obama in the Academy at Middle Fork's Living Wax Museum.

Breathing life into black history at the Academy

During the month of February, the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork Elementary School celebrated Black History Month through song, d...