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Laura Brooks

Laura Brooks ‘14 Named North Carolina Regional Teacher of the Year
Mar 25, 2019

Laura Brooks (née Snipes), originally from Wilkesboro, North Carolina, was named North Carolina Regional Teacher of the Year for the Northwest Region...

Natalie Mercer

Alumni Update: Natalie Mercer ‘15
Mar 21, 2019

Natalie Mercer (née Haakinson), from Wilson, North Carolina, graduated in 2015 with a M.A. in educational media with a concentration in instructional...

Jennifer McGee

Students and Faculty Present at the 2019 North Carolina Association for Research in Education Conference, Jennifer McGee Installed as 2019-20 NCARE President
Mar 15, 2019

Reich College of Education (RCOE) students and faculty members gave presentations at the 2019 North Carolina Association for Research in Education (NC...

Students prepared from ingredients on hand and served for the evening meal, sloppy joes, home cut fries, cole slaw, fresh fruit salad, mixed green salad with home made ranch dressing and dessert. Photo submitted

James Center for Student Success and Advising Coordinates Hospitality House Volunteer Opportunities for ACES Students
Mar 12, 2019

The Reich College of Education’s James Center for Student Success and Advising coordinates monthly volunteer opportunities for Appalachian Community...

Kelly Johnson ‘02 with her son, Charlie, at Twetsie. Photo submitted

Alumni Update: Kelly Johnson ‘02
Mar 4, 2019

Kelly Johnson (née Riddle), originally from Mount Airy, North Carolina, graduated in 2002 with a B.S. in elementary education. In addition, she recei...

Lucy Purgason

Lucy Purgason and Co-authors Named Recipients of the Chi Sigma Iota Journal of Counselor Leadership and Advocacy Outstanding Article Award
Feb 27, 2019

Dr. Lucy Purgason, an assistant professor in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling at Appalachian State University’s Reic...

Dr. Jeffrey Coats

Jeffrey Coats Named Interim Director of the Reich College of Education’s James Center for Student Success and Advising
Feb 25, 2019

Dr. Jeffrey Coats has been named interim director of the Reich College of Education’s (RCOE) James Center for Student Success and Advising. His appo...

Barnanne Creech ‘90

Alumni Update: Barnanne Creech ‘90
Feb 19, 2019

Barnanne Creech (née Wilder), originally from Zebulon, North Carolina, graduated in 1990 with a B.S. in exercise science. She went on to complete her...

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International Student Teaching: 24 Students Receive Spring 2019 Placements
Feb 12, 2019

What will you learn by exploring new places and meeting new people?Because Appalachian State University promotes global learning, the Reich College of...

Sonja Ardoin

Sonja Ardoin Named Recipient of Two National Awards: 2019-21 ACPA Emerging Scholar & 2019 Socioeconomic and Class Issues in Higher Education KC Outstanding Service to NASPA Award
Feb 11, 2019

Dr. Sonja Ardoin, assistant professor of student affairs administration in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling in Appalac...