At Appalachian

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App State engages with local community to build Habitat for Humanity home
Jun 3, 2019

Megan Laws and Dorothy Williams are both education majors. Appalachian State University is partnering with Watauga County Habitat for Humani...

Promotions, tenure and emeriti status granted to 64 Appalachian faculty

Promotions, tenure and emeriti status granted to 10 RCOE Appalachian faculty
May 31, 2019

Emeriti status was conferred on 10 individuals by the Appalachian State University Board of Trustees at its meeting on March 29. Additionally, 54 othe...

Dr. Leonardo Flores

Dr. Leonardo Flores named chair of Appalachian’s Department of English
Apr 16, 2019

The English department houses our English education program.In July, Dr. Leonardo Flores will assume the position of chair for the Department of ...

team first

Appalachian’s Walk to Defeat ALS nearly doubles fundraising goal
Apr 9, 2019

The Reich College of Education Team First raised $1,460. Appalachian State University and its Beaver College of Health Sciences, along with Appalachia...

Melissa Weddell

New RMPE chair hopes to further outreach efforts
Apr 2, 2019

The RMPE department houses our health & physical education program. The new Beaver College of Health Sciences’ Department of Recreation Man...


Students team up with Habitat for Humanity to build home for family in need
Apr 2, 2019

The Reich College of Education has pledged to raise $500. Please contact Tammie Gelderman to learn how you can help.Watauga County Habitat f...

Melba Spooner

Reich College of Education hosts Teacher Education Preview Day for future students
Apr 2, 2019

As some teachers leave the classroom in North Carolina, Reich College of Education continues to attract steady numbers to the “First in Teaching” ...

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Dr. Sonja Ardoin recognized for scholarship, teaching, service and more
Mar 11, 2019

Dr. Sonja Ardoin, assistant professor of student affairs administration in Appalachian State University’s Department of Human Development and Psycho...

The cover of “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption” by Bryan Stevenson. Penguin Random House image

Common Reading Program announces ‘Just Mercy’ as its 2019–20 selection
Mar 7, 2019

The Common Reading Program at Appalachian State University announces its 2019–20 book selection — “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption...

Pictured from left to right, SDAP student Reid Pond, from Boone, Mary Strong ’16 ’17, transition and career coordinator for SDAP, and SDAP students Elizabeth Droessler, from Wake Forest, and Luke Wilcox, from Boone, practice counting money as part of the training at ECRS. Photo by Marie Freeman

Registering success: Appalachian’s SDAP partners with technology firm ECRS
Mar 7, 2019

Appalachian State University’s Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program (SDAP) — a program designed to prepare college-age students with intellectu...