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App State Sign, Elkin Elementary School Building, Reich College of Education Building

App State to open lab school at Elkin Elementary
Jan 10, 2022

Appalachian State University is partnering with Elkin City Schools to open the university’s second laboratory school aimed at enhancing student educ...

Students on the mall

App State students share 7 tips for success — inside and outside the classroom
Jan 6, 2022

Student success shows up both inside — and outside — the classroom at Appalachian State University. Below, several students share their tips for e...

Student with global flags

A black and gold world — 6 Mountaineers share how App State prepared them for life, career success
Jan 3, 2022

Whether Mountaineers come to App State as domestic or international students, they leave with an App State Experience that has prepared them for life ...

Student graduation cap

More than 1,600 degrees conferred at App State’s Fall 2021 Commencement
Dec 14, 2021

Mountaineer graduates waved to their families and friends, pumped fists into the air and even shed a few happy tears at Appalachian State University...

Aerial view of College of Education Building

App State partners with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools to prepare equity-focused school leaders
Nov 23, 2021

Appalachian State University has partnered with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS) as part of a five-year, $102 million initiativ...

Jasmine Garcia

Scholarship recipient credits App State for teaching flexibility in a year of change
Sep 21, 2021

Senior Spanish Education major Jasmine Garcia is no stranger to change. As a high school student in Roaring River, N.C, she excelled in the sciences a...

campus scene with accolades

App State ranks among ‘Best’ schools in US, Southeast for 2021 and 2022
Sep 21, 2021

U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and Forbes magazine have all confirmed what many Mountaineers hold to be true — Appalachian State...

North Carolina Principal Fellows Program logo

Future education leaders at App State receive boosted support from about $3 million in state grants
Aug 6, 2021

Millions in awarded grant funding will boost the development of and support for North Carolina educators in leadership programs — among them, studen...

The logo of the Alliance for Research on Regional Colleges (ARRC), which is housed in Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education. Image courtesy of ARRC

Researchers support rural-serving colleges and universities from new center at App State
Aug 4, 2021

A research collaborative and resource hub dedicated to advancing research and providing insight into the role of regional and rural-serving colleges a...

High school students learning Chinese dance movements during a cultural workshop.

STARTALK — an immersion in Chinese language and culture for high school students
Jun 28, 2021

High school students have the opportunity to embark on a virtual journey to Beijing and learn about Chinese language and culture through Appalachian S...