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Francesca and Debby

Student Association for Marriage and Family Therapy was awarded the App State Student Organization Leadership Outstanding Educational Program Award

The Student Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (SAMFT) was recognized as one of two organizations for Outstanding Education Program for the 2...

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Appalachian Educators Club’s Second Chance Prom Raises Money for App Builds A Home

The Appalachian Educators Club (App Ed) hosted their annual Second Chance Prom on Saturday, April 27 in the Solarium of the Plemmons Student Union on ...

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Appalachian Educators Hosts the Fifth Annual Appalachian Social Justice Summit

The fifth annual Appalachian Social Justice Summit (ASJS), hosted by the Appalachian Educators Club (App Ed), was held Friday, April 12 and Saturday, ...


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NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green Delivers Professional Development Seminar on Friday, April 26

Appalachian State University's Reich College of Education (RCOE) will be hosting Jaki Shelton Green, NC Poet Laureate, Friday, April 26. She will pres...


WCS to host all-county chorus event

Dr. Mills is the undergraduate program director for music education.Voices of students from all nine Watauga County Schools will harmonize together at...

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...

At Appalachian


RISE Fellows program aims to give leadership opportunities to underrepresented students in Reich College of Education

The James Center for Student Success and Advising in Reich College of Education will add a new fellowship program in fall of 2019 for underrepresented...

Dr. Leonardo Flores

Dr. Leonardo Flores named chair of Appalachian’s Department of English

The English department houses our English education program.In July, Dr. Leonardo Flores will assume the position of chair for the Department of ...

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Appalachian’s Walk to Defeat ALS nearly doubles fundraising goal

The Reich College of Education Team First raised $1,460. Appalachian State University and its Beaver College of Health Sciences, along with Appalachia...

In the Media

Chieftains Museum

Cherokee students to visit Chieftains Museum

Dr. Allen Bryant is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and facilitates a partnership with the Cherokee Central Schools.The Ch...

Kari Riddle

Parkway School teacher named WCS Rookie Teacher of the Year

Kari Riddle is a 2018 alumna.Parkway School third-grade teacher Kari Riddle was recently named the Watauga County Schools Rookie Teacher of the Year.W...

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Future teachers visit Hickory Public Schools

Trisha Caviness-Bliss is the Director of the Public School Partnership. Her CI 1010 class visited Hickory Public Schools. More than a dozen stude...