In the Media

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 ...

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 ...