At Appalachian

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...

Founders Plaza

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...

Dean Spooner with graduate

Nearly 4,000 students earn degrees as App State's Class of 2022
May 10, 2022

Nearly 4,000 students attained Appalachian State University degrees this spring, which was celebrated at Spring Commencement ceremonies held May 6 and...

Sydney McKeaver, far left in foreground, is an App State senior majoring in elementary education with a secondary concentration in exceptional learners. She serves as a College Life Fellow for App State’s Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program (SDAP), helping the scholars with daily tasks. Pictured with McKeaver, from left to right, are SDAP scholars Anne Carol Sheely, Bridger Robinson and Web English.

App State’s Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program celebrates a decade of transforming lives
May 2, 2022

Ten years ago, Courtney Bell was a trailblazer in Appalachian State University’s Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program (SDAP) — an inc...

Emma Hatfield-Sidden

Emma Hatfield-Sidden named principal of App State’s Academy at Elkin
Apr 22, 2022

Appalachian State University has appointed alumna Emma Hatfield-Sidden ’08 ’19 as principal of its newest lab school, the Academy at Elkin, s...

High Country migrant and refugee populations share ‘Stories of Migration’ — a grant-funded App State project
Apr 19, 2022

Through its grant-funded project “Roots and Routes: Stories of Migration in the High Country,” Appalachian State University is providing an avenue...

Amy Milsom

5 App State faculty share takeaways from BRIDGES women’s leadership program
Apr 12, 2022

For nearly 30 years, the University of North Carolina System has supported the professional development of women in higher education by offering the&n...

Theresa Redmond

Six faculty receive campus-based awards for innovative teaching methods
Mar 30, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Theresa Redmond, associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, on receiving one of the Appalachian ...