In the Media

Kirsten Cole

Kirsten Cole Awarded $15,000 Counseling Fellowship From NBCC and Affiliates
Aug 8, 2019

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Kirsten Cole, of Blowing Rock, North Caroli...

Chieftains Museum

Cherokee students to visit Chieftains Museum
May 7, 2019

Dr. Allen Bryant is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and facilitates a partnership with the Cherokee Central Schools.The Ch...

Kari Riddle

Parkway School teacher named WCS Rookie Teacher of the Year
May 7, 2019

Kari Riddle is a 2018 alumna.Parkway School third-grade teacher Kari Riddle was recently named the Watauga County Schools Rookie Teacher of the Year.W...

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Future teachers visit Hickory Public Schools
Apr 30, 2019

Trisha Caviness-Bliss is the Director of the Public School Partnership. Her CI 1010 class visited Hickory Public Schools. More than a dozen stude...


National Science Teachers Association Announces Recipients of its 2019 Teacher Awards Program
Apr 30, 2019

Dr.  David Wiley is a professor in the Curriculum and Instruction department. The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) ann...

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Mixed Results on Florida Remedial Education Gamble
Apr 16, 2019

Dr. Hunter Boylan is the director of the National Center of Developmental Education as well as a professor in the Leadership and Educational Studies d...

Dr. Barbara Howard

Hello, Привет, and New Collaborative Spaces
Apr 16, 2019

Dr. Barbara Howard is an associate professor in the Leadership and Educational Studies department. Dr. Herb Brown is a professor in the Curriculum and...

Brian Hester

Local artist showcases fly-fishing inspired art at Banner Elk gallery
Apr 9, 2019

Brian Hester completed his licensure in art education at Appalachian. There's a certain art to fly fishing.Artist and Boone native Brian Hester would ...

Kathy Amos

Longtime Burke educator named Yancey County superintendent
Apr 9, 2019

Kathy Amos is an Appalachian alum, completing her B.S. in physical education and her Ed.S. in Educational Administration.For 27 years, Kathy Amos’ c...

four under forty

Finalists announced for third annual 4 Under 40 awards
Apr 9, 2019

Brian Bettis is an Appalachian alum, completing his B.S. and M.A. in elementary education, and his Ed.S. in school leadership. Tierra S...