In the Media

Russell Vernon

Rockingham's Top Principal lifts failing schools, fights fires and more
Jan 18, 2022

Congratulations to Master of School Administration alum Russell Vernon '06!A principal who guided one Rockingham County elementary school off of ...

Ashtyn Berry with fellow teachers

Who are North Carolina’s teachers of the year?
Jan 18, 2022

Congratulations to alumni Ashley Bandy '15, Ashtyn Berry '13 '21, Meghan Dugan'16, Charlene Horton '19, Ryan Mitchell '11, and Kayleigh Spivey '1...

Campus

Disabled students find unique opportunities at App State
Jan 18, 2022

Nicholas Curry just wrapped up his first semester at Appalachian State University. It’s a moment to celebrate for any student, but for Nicholas, the...

 Macey Barnes

ADPi’s Macey Barnes crowned Top of the Rock
Nov 23, 2021

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
Nov 23, 2021

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
Nov 16, 2021

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

A teacher from Uzbekistan visits with Elkin elementary students.

Teachers from 15 countries visit Elkin schools
Nov 16, 2021

Elkin City Schools recently hosted visiting teachers from countries around the world through a partnership with Appalachian State University. The 21 v...

Kim Hindman

Kim Hindman Recognized As Outstanding Secondary Math Teacher – Congratulations!
Nov 9, 2021

Congratulations to alumna Kim Hindman '09! She received her M.A. in middle grades education from App State.Kim Hindman, middle grades math teacher at ...

Orange County Schools afterschool program. Photo courtesy of N.C. Center for Afterschool Programs.

After school: The work of the heart
Nov 2, 2021

Emily Neff '14 graduated with her degree in child development and now works as a director of youth development for W.A.M.Y.'s after-school programs. R...

Alyson Smith with student

PEP Teacher Recognized for Student Engagement
Oct 20, 2021

Congratulations to alumna Alyson Smith '16 '17 on being named Teacher of the Year!Progressive Education Program (PEP) teacher Alyson Smith has been na...