In the Media

Since becoming University of North Georgia’s dean of Mike Cottrell College of Business in February, Marty Gowan has taken strides to better prepare students for their careers. (Photo/Peggy Cozart, University of North Georgia)

How University of North Georgia’s new business college dean is paving a path for other first-generation college students
Mar 11, 2019

Alumna Mary Gowan '81 has been named Dean of the University of North Georgia’s Mike Cottrell College of Business. Gowan earned an MA in co...

Rayjon Davis acts as President Barack Obama in the Academy at Middle Fork's Living Wax Museum.

Breathing life into black history at the Academy
Mar 7, 2019

During the month of February, the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork Elementary School celebrated Black History Month through song, d...

Maria Fabrizio for NPR

One Reason Rural Students Don't Go To College: Colleges Don't Go To Them
Mar 7, 2019

Andrew Koricich, an assistant professor with the Higher Education Program (LES), was interviewed for the article.The sunrise in rural central Michigan...

Nina Meadows

Union County’s 50 most powerful women
Mar 5, 2019

Alumna Nina Meadows '06, a graduate of the library science program, has been named one of Union County's 50 most powerful women.We’re taking a look ...

Cherokee High School Students

Cherokee High School students share Valentine's Day lesson at Green Valley
Mar 1, 2019

Cherokee High School students traveled to Green Valley Elementary School on Feb. 13 to teach a Valentine’s Day lesson by sharing the traditional Che...

Dr. Chris Blanton and his family

Blanton named WCS Principal of the Year
Mar 1, 2019

 Alumnus Dr. Chris Blanton '02 named Watauga County Schools Principal of the Year.After being appointed as the Watauga High School principal two ...

Dr. Chris Blanton accepting his award

Watauga High School Principal Dr. Chris Blanton Named Principal of the Year
Mar 1, 2019

 Alumnus Dr. Chris Blanton '02 named Watauga County Schools Principal of the Year.Watauga High School Principal Dr. Chris Blanton has been named ...

Kaleidoscope Snow Day Program offers childcare during snow days
Feb 20, 2019

When neighboring public schools are canceled because of weather, the majority of the time, App State isn’t. Professors at the Reich College of Educa...

Gaston teachers earn national certification

Gaston teachers earn national certification
Feb 18, 2019

Twelve teachers in Gaston County Schools have earned National Board Certification, the highest standard for the teaching profession. The newly-certifi...

Clemmons resident Joni Russell will compete today on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.”

Davie teacher competes on 'Millionaire'
Feb 4, 2019

Joni Russell graduated in December 2009 with a bachelor's in English secondary education.Joni Russell wants to be a millionaire.Russell, a C...