In the Media

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...

Marsha Justice

Justice Named Principal of the Year for Henderson County Public Schools
Oct 20, 2021

Congratulations to alumna Marsha Justice on being named Principal of the Year! She is a 2007 graduate of the Masters in School Administration program!...

Linda Coutant

Linda Coutant is Being Mindful
Sep 29, 2021

Dr. Linda Coutant '01 '17 shares her experience with the doctoral program and transforming App State into a mindful campus. Read and listen to her int...

Jessica Stetter and Amaya Wren Pack pick peppers from the vine at Simply Growing Farm.

A new farm brings educational opportunities to the high country
Sep 21, 2021

Jessica Stetter graduated in 2001 with her M.A. in special education.Okra grows as tall as an oak tree on a farm deep in the Triplett Valley of Banner...

Jenny Darcy accepts an award from PEO International Chapter president, Jan Noffsinger.

App State alum receives teaching grant
Jul 27, 2021

Congratulations to alumna Jenny Darcy '16 on her $2000 grant through Philanthropic Educational Organization's Program for Continuing Education....