In the Media

Melanie Childers

The Melanie Childers Story: Hospital Chaplain Celebrates 20th Year of Service
Jan 14, 2019

We all have preconceptions in life. Predetermined ideas of what is right and wrong based on our own upbringing, faith or lack of it, and individual li...

Talk about hands-on learning! AMS students teaching ASU visitors how to chop wood on a dreary Saturday.

Collaborating Across Communities
Jan 7, 2019

At most schools, learning hits the brakes on the weekends. Not the case at the Arthur Morgan School. This past Saturday students from Appala...

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Geri Miller, Glenda S. Johnson and Clinical Mental Health Counseling Students Publish Article in Counseling Today
Dec 14, 2018

Drs. Geri Miller (HPC) and Glenda S. Johnson (HPC) have published a “Knowledge Share” article titled “The use of evidence-based practices with o...

Can Innovative Rural Schools Stem the Urban Bleed?

Can Innovative Rural Schools Stem the Urban Bleed?
Dec 6, 2018

Dr. Andrew Koricich (LES) featured in Chapter 1: Rural America is BleedingChapter 1: Rural America Is BleedingIn the 16 years between 1994 and 2010,&n...

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

National Board Welcomes New Members of Board of Directors
Dec 6, 2018

National Board welcomes new directors from North Carolina, Alabama, Michigan, the NEA Executive Committee, Past President of the National School Board...

Chris Moody '99 Named Executive Director of American College Personnel Association

Chris Moody '99 Named Executive Director of American College Personnel Association
Dec 3, 2018

Chris Moody '99 has been named Executive Director of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). He will serve a three-year term begi...

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College of education participates in fourth-annual Media Literacy Week
Nov 26, 2018

App State’s Reich College of Education continued its legacy for early implementation of media literacy practices in its Teacher Education program. A...

ROBERT C. REED/HICKORY DAILY RECORD: Ashley Bandy, 2011 valedictorian at Newton Conover High School, is now a mathematics teacher at her hometown high school as she holds her teacher identification card.

What would bring you back to Hickory?: We asked some of the best and brightest recent graduates to talk about where they are compared to where they grew up
Nov 26, 2018

The Hickory area has more jobs than qualified workers.There were 4,393 job openings in the county but only 2,797 unemployed people as of August, ...

Professor Allen Bryant

Cherokee students learn about their roots during visit to Chieftains
Nov 9, 2018

Students from the Eastern Band of the Cherokee high school on the Qualla Boundary in North Carolina are learning about their tribal roots this weekend...

Chieftains Museum

Free day at Chieftains Museum features members of Eastern band of Cherokee Indians
Nov 5, 2018

Surviving members of the Indian Removal Act of 1830, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, will be visiting the home of their people as a part of the ...