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Diversity Scholars

10 first-year App State students awarded Diversity Scholars Program Scholarship for 2022–23
Nov 9, 2022

Ten first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded scholarships through App State’s Diversity Scholars Program for ...

Chancellors Scholars

11 first-year App State students earn Chancellor’s Scholarship for 2022–23
Nov 9, 2022

 Eleven first-year students have joined the Appalachian State University Community as Chancellor’s Scholars for the 2022–23 academic year. Th...

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Grant to facilitate collaboration between Cherokee and Māori communities
Nov 9, 2022

A grant secured by Appalachian State University will facilitate visits by Cherokee high school students and community leaders to New Zealand in spring...

2 App State faculty recognized for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity
Oct 31, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. David Koppenhaver, professor in the Department of Reading Education and Special Education, on receiving the Chancello...

Ryan Huff with family

Ryan Huff Receives Wilks Postgraduate Scholarship
Aug 3, 2022

App State graduate Ryan Huff, who played for the Mountaineers' football team from 2017-21 and is currently a master's student in the Reich Colleg...

Chancellor Innovation Scholars 22

5 faculty teams awarded 2022 Chancellor’s Innovation grants for projects at App State
Jul 26, 2022

Congratulations to the RCOE faculty Dr. Kelly Clark, Dr. Chrystal Dean, and Dr. David Peyton, and congratulations to doctoral alumna, Dr. María C. G....

Dr. Betsy Rosenbalm ’01 ’05 ’08, pictured second from right, is App State’s director of the Public School Partnership, a collaborative program between the Reich College of Education (RCOE) and area public schools to improve education. She also serves as regional director of the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program (NC NTSP). Pictured with her, from left to right, are App State’s four new teacher support coaches: Ike Smith, Dr. Caroline Beam ’04 ’11 ’14, Maggie Murphy ’08 ’15 and Karen Walker ’94 ’98.

Reich College of Education staff coach Northwestern NC’s new teachers
Jul 6, 2022

The first few years of teaching in K–12 schools can be tough — but extra support for the new educators makes a huge difference, said Dr. Betsy Ros...

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50 years of giving: App State families change lives, build legacies
Jul 6, 2022

Appalachian State University alumni have often said that once you become part of the Mountaineer community, you never truly leave. While many share th...

Sean Gaillard

Sean Gaillard named principal of App State’s Academy at Middle Fork lab school
May 27, 2022

Appalachian State University has named Sean Gaillard as the new principal of its Academy at Middle Fork lab school in Walkertown, effective July 1.Gai...

In January, Alex Edmisten ’03, second from right, visited Appalachian State University to deliver a check for $36,000 from the NC Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation that will support App State’s Anderson Reading Clinic and Charles and Geneva Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic. In April, Edmisten returned to the university to deliver a check for $22,000 from the Hillery H. Rink Jr. Fund, also in support of the two clinics. Edmisten is pictured with App State’s Dr. Marie Huff, dean of the Beaver

App State’s donations from Scottish Rite exceed $2 million
May 20, 2022

For more than 60 years, Appalachian State University has benefited from sustained support from Scottish Rite organizations in North Carolina. The cont...