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Sara Vess Named Appalachian State University 2017-2018 Student Employee of the Year

Sara Vess, a sophomore elementary education major originally from Indian Land, South Carolina, has been named the Appalachian State University 2017-20...

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Celebrate Earth Month at the RCOE

The Reich College of Education (RCOE) will celebrate Earth Month with two events:Sustainability Art Installation on Wednesday, April 25Earth Day Teach...

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Environmental Literacy Student Videos

Dr. Rachel Wilson’s CI 3552 Environmental Literacy fall 2017 class produced a series of videos about sustainability in the Reich College of Educatio...


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Woke Research Methodologies: A Multi-part Lunch and Learn Series

This spring, Appalachian State University's Reich College of Education (RCOE) will participate in the Association for the Study of Higher Education’...

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Spring Open House is Saturday, April 21

Appalachian State University’s annual Spring Open House activities for prospective students and their families will be held on Saturday, April 21.Ex...

International Global Engagement Fair is Wednesday, April 11

International Global Engagement Fair is Wednesday, April 11 / Call for Participants

The Reich College of Education's (RCOE) International Global Engagement Committee is hosting an International Global Engagement Fair on Wednesday, Apr...

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The Health Foundation supports Appalachian’s 2018 Spooky Duke Race and Costume Contest

The Health Foundation Inc. has provided matching funds for the eighth annual Spooky Duke Race and Costume Contest to take place in fall 2018.Kaar...

Watauga County Schools supports Appalachian’s ASC Center for 12th year

Students at Watauga High School will continue to have access to high-quality mental health services through Appalachian State University’s Assessmen...

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Campus clubs unite LGBT community

App State currently has six main LGBT-oriented clubs, all of which are dedicated to promoting inclusivity and community in broader and more specific c...

Academy at Middle Fork

Eric Groce, professor of education at Appalachian State, talks with Middle Fork Elementary School third-grader Joanna Meng.

App State Academy accepts more than 200 Middle Fork Elementary students and is still taking applications

Winston-Salem JournalMarch 5, 2018The Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork, which will have a reading literacy focus, last week accepte...

Eric Groce, a Professor of Elementary Education at Appalachian State University, read to students at Middle Fork Elementary School.

Hop on Pop: Celebrating Reading at Middle Fork Elementary

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County SchoolsMarch 6, 2018On Friday morning, Middle Fork parent Argrear Walker came to read students as part of the school’s ...

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Three UNC lab schools cleared by Board of Governors

EducationNCJanuary 9, 2018Three UNC lab schools were given the green light to open for the 2018-19 school year by the UNC Board of Governors ...

In the Media

The Girls’ Club poses for a picture at The Local during a post-work brainstorming session. Pictured clockwise from top left: Haley Childers, Audrey Gurkin, Meghan McCandless, Ellen Gwin Burnette and Heather Brandon.

Girls’ Club

Reich College of Education Communications Liaison, Heather Brandon, is also a columnist for local magazine, All About Women. Her latest column focuses...

Watauga Schools Announce Teachers of the Year

Watauga Schools Announce Teachers of the Year

Watauga County Schools named its 2018-19 teachers of the year — one from each school in the district — after they were selected by their peers.The...

Teachers are now being asked to punch time clocks.

Teachers are now being asked to punch time clocks. What does that mean for their profession?

This opinion piece was written by Appalachian doctoral student, Chris Gilbert. Gilbert is a former high school English teacher and avid writer. His wo...