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App State Sign, Elkin Elementary School Building, Reich College of Education Building

App State to open lab school at Elkin Elementary Jan 10, 2022

Appalachian State University is partnering with Elkin City Schools to open the university’s second laboratory school aimed at enhancing student education, improving outcomes and providing hi

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Students on the mall

App State students share 7 tips for success — inside and outside the classroom Jan 6, 2022

Student success shows up both inside — and outside — the classroom at Appalachian State University.

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A black and gold world — 6 Mountaineers share how App State prepared them for life, career success Jan 3, 2022

Whether Mountaineers come to App State as domestic or international students, they leave with an App State Experience that has prepared them for life and career success, wherever their paths may... At Appalachian

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More than 1,600 degrees conferred at App State’s Fall 2021 Commencement Dec 14, 2021

Mountaineer graduates waved to their families and friends, pumped fists into the air and even shed a few happy tears at Appalachian State... At Appalachian

Jasmine Garcia

Scholarship recipient credits App State for teaching flexibility in a year of change Sep 21, 2021

Senior Spanish Education major Jasmine Garcia is no stranger to change.

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North Carolina Principal Fellows Program logo

Future education leaders at App State receive boosted support from about $3 million in state grants Aug 6, 2021

Millions in awarded grant funding will boost the development of and support for North Carolina educators in leadership programs — among them

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The logo of the Alliance for Research on Regional Colleges (ARRC), which is housed in Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education. Image courtesy of ARRC

Researchers support rural-serving colleges and universities from new center at App State Aug 4, 2021

A research collaborative and resource hub dedicated to advancing research and providing insight into the role of regional and rural-serving... At Appalachian

High school students learning Chinese dance movements during a cultural workshop.

STARTALK — an immersion in Chinese language and culture for high school students Jun 28, 2021

High school students have the opportunity to embark on a virtual journey to Beijing and learn about Chinese language and culture through... At Appalachian

Choir (re)-Imagined: Project Appalachian Youth Chorale

Young voices harmonize amid COVID-19 during grant-supported Appalachian Youth Chorale Jun 21, 2021

Congratulations to education alumni and students Brandon Winbush ’17, Kaitlyn Moore ’20, Miranda Tedder '21, and Malcolm Vaughn on the

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Lexie All and Hayley Rose

App State one of 17 US schools named a top producer of Fulbright scholars and students for 2020–21 Jun 11, 2021

Congratulations to education alumnae Lexie All and Hayley Rose on their Fulbright awards! 

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Students share their COVID-19 experience through a display on Sanford Mall. Small pieces of cloth voice student reflections. Photo Submission, Jesse Barber

“Dear COVID” project helps community voice pandemic thoughts May 25, 2021

App State students, faculty and community members can anticipate seeing fabric displaying experiences throughout the pandemic on Sanford Mall in... At Appalachian