In the Media

Matthew Thomas-Reid

County volunteers honored
Jun 10, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Matthew Thomas-Reid on being named one of the Ashe County Volunteers of the Year! Thomas-Reid was the individual volunteer winn...

Brian Bettis

Bethel Principal Brian Bettis named WCS Principal of the Year
May 28, 2020

Bettis is a three-time Appalachian alum - B.S. in elementary education, a M.A. in elementary education and an Ed.S. in educational leadership!Bethel S...

Andrea Gladden

EBMS’ Gladden named teacher of the year
May 26, 2020

Gladden is a two-time Appalachian alumna, earning both her B.S. and M.A. in elementary education!Andrea Gladden, Project Lead the Way teacher at East ...

Ben Brown

WCS names Teacher, Rookie of the Year
May 18, 2020

Congratulations to Appalachian alum Ben Brown on being named Rookie Teacher of the Year!Watauga County Schools named the Rookie Teacher of the Year an...

WCS names 2020-21 Teachers of the Year
May 18, 2020

Congratulations to Appalachian alumni Chelsie Eldreth, Angela Watson, Leslie Hall, Tara Watson, Elizabeth Hutelmyer, Leslie Howser and Hunter Lloyd.Wa...

Ben Brown Teaching Ag Ed

Watauga County Schools expands agriculture classes to middle school
Nov 13, 2019

Brown completed his B.S. in Career and Technical Education in May, and he is currently enrolled in Appalachian's M.S. in Appropriate Technology progra...

American Fulbright Specialist visits UFS to share ODL insights with South Campus
Oct 22, 2019

Dr. Barbara Howard is the interim assistant chair  for the Department of Leadership and Educational Studies and the program director for the ...

Eva Winkler

Hickory Public Schools teacher honored
Oct 8, 2019

Eva Winkler completed her B.S. in elementary education in 2017 through App State Online. She was also a recipient of the SECU Appalachian Partnership ...

Dominique Hammonds

Why I’m A Board Certified Telemental Health Provider (BC-TMH)
Oct 8, 2019

Dr. Dominique Hammonds, LPC, BC-TMH, NCC is an assistant professor in Appalachian State University's Reich College of Education's  Departmen...

Kelley Bendheim

Project Impact Names Kelley Bendheim Executive Director
Sep 24, 2019

Kelley Bendheim graduated in 2013 with her M.A. in curriculum specialist, and she is currently enrolled in the Ed.D. program.Project Impact, a communi...