In the Media

WCS Teachers of the Year

WCS names Teachers of the Year
Apr 2, 2019

Anne Donadio, Sarah Holt, Carly Mize, Gayle Oliver, Jennifer Williams, and Mitchell Wright are all Appalachian alums, completing either their undergra...

Shauna Caldwell

Making Their Mark: Mountaineers
Apr 2, 2019

Shauna Caldwell graduated with her BFA in Art Education in 2018 and is currently pursuing her master's in Appalachian Studies. When people speak about...

David Stegall

New superintendent of innovation has strong North Carolina ties
Apr 2, 2019

Dr. Stegall received his Ed.S. in 2007 and Ed.D. in 2011 from Appalachian.State Superintendent Mark Johnson has appointed veteran North Carolina educa...

Derrick Barnes signs books

Author visits Middle Fork Academy, talks to kids about new book
Apr 2, 2019

Award-winning children’s author Derrick Barnes stopped by the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork this week to read to the students ...

Gentry taps Cave as teacher of year
Mar 26, 2019

Kelly Cave received her master's in instructional technology in 2006.Kelly Cave was recently named the Teacher of the Year at Gentry Middle School for...

Amber Flippen

Flippen named EC director
Mar 11, 2019

Alumna Amber Flippen '07 '09 has been named exceptional children director for Surry County schools. She earned an MA in special education an...

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 ...