In the Media

Amanda Crouse

CVCC honors excellence in teaching and staff
Oct 19, 2020

Catawba Valley Community College announced the recipients for its annual Staff Excellence Award (SEA) and the Excellence in Teaching Award (EIT).Amand...

Forsyth Technical Community College Announces New Vice President for Student Academic Success and Chief Academic Officer
Oct 19, 2020

Forsyth Tech is proud to announce the appointment of Jacob Surratt, who has a doctorate in education, as the new Vice President of Student Academic Su...

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Author Matthew Thomas-Reid and the Difference Between ‘Queer’ and ‘Quar’ in Appalachia
Oct 12, 2020

Dr. Matthew Thomas-Reid, an assistant professor in the Department of Leadership & Educational Studies spoke with 100 Days in Appalachia about...

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Keep Boone Healthy Interviews Parent to Parent Family Support Network of the High Country on Podcast Series
Oct 6, 2020

Executive Director Kaaren Hayes and Outreach Coordinator Diane Coffey of Parent to Parent Family Support Network-High Country (FSN-HC) discu...

Jimmeka Anderson

National Association for Media Literacy Education Spotlight: I AM not the MEdia, Inc.
Sep 22, 2020

Jimmeka Anderson graduated with her MA in educational media in 2017.At the age of 26, Jimmeka Anderson founded the nonprofit organization, I AM not th...

Fiona Abrams

Fiona Abrams Awarded $15,000 Counseling Fellowship From the NBCC Foundation
Aug 21, 2020

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Fiona Abrams, of Boone, North Carolina, for...

Jessie Butler

Jessie Butler Awarded $15,000 Counseling Fellowship From the NBCC Foundation
Aug 12, 2020

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Jessie Butler, of Boone, North Carolina, fo...

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 ...