At Appalachian

App State announces newest recipients of the Bill and Hughlene Frank Scholarship
Nov 28, 2023

 Appalachian State University has selected three first-year students as the newest recipients of the Bill and Hughlene Frank Scholarship. Es...

Father Duck: Meet App State’s duck caretaker
Nov 28, 2023

It’s less than 20 degrees outside, there’s snow on the ground and campus is still. Passing Stadium Drive, one can hear the waddles and small quack...

App State’s annual economic impacts: $2.2 billion statewide, $573 million locally
Nov 28, 2023

In fiscal year 2021–22, Appalachian State University generated an estimated $573 million in added income for the five-county regional econ...

Best Buddies, a SDAP suborganization, hosts a speed dating for friends event in the Reich College of Education Building.

SDAP’s milestone: A decade of progress and success
Nov 2, 2023

Started by a local parent and App State faculty member 12 years ago who wanted to give their children an opportunity to attend college, Scholars with ...

10 first-year App State students named Chancellor’s Scholars for 2023–24
Oct 4, 2023

Ten first-year students were selected as this year's recipients of Appalachian State University's Chancellor’s Scholarship — the univers...

From App State to Asheboro, Geobago brings hands-on education to K–12 students across North Carolina
Oct 3, 2023

This fall, Appalachian State University has once again rolled out its Geobago recreational vehicle to bring hands-on science activities to K...

App State places among national publications’ ‘best’ and ‘top’ lists for academics, value, innovation and more
Sep 26, 2023

Appalachian State University’s status as both a leader and an innovator in higher education has been highlighted in recent college rankings and reco...

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Take a Hike: Academy at Elkin Recognized as North Carolina Year of the Trail School
Aug 1, 2023

Students at the Appalachian State University’s Academy at Elkin are used to hiking — it’s part of their motto of Honesty, Integrity,&n...

Mary Moretz and Dean Spooner at the Alumni Gala

App State Alumni Awards honor 3 Mountaineers for outstanding accomplishments
Jul 26, 2023

6 alumni awardees from university’s colleges also recognizedThree Appalachian State University graduates were honored by the university’s Alu...

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App State earns designation as a Top 10 Military Friendly School for 2023–24
May 26, 2023

Appalachian State University has been designated by VIQTORY as a Military Friendly® School for the 14th year in a row, ranking among the top 10 in th...