At Appalachian

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...

Trail Days Collage

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...

Map working

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...

Recipients Header

App State honors 14 students, faculty and staff at inaugural Awards of Distinction ceremony
May 24, 2023

Congratulations to RCOE faculty - Dave Koppenhaver, Bill Gummerson, and Matthew Thomas-Reid - and RCOE middle grades alum, Christian Martin '23!Appala...

Dean Spooner hands graduate diploma at commencement

Over 3,600 App State graduates earn degrees at Spring 2023 Commencement
May 18, 2023

More than 3,600 students graduated at the Holmes Convocation Center on the Boone campus of Appalachian State University during Spring Commencement cer...

Scotty Huger, on a visit with his class, tries out a typewriter for the first time.

Typewriter Fest sparks heightened creativity
May 2, 2023

Vanessa Barlow, a sophomore English secondary education major, decided a few weeks ago to write a “sappy love letter,” to her boyfriend, but was u...

Elizabeth Bellows

App State professor Elizabeth Bellows awarded a 2023–24 Fulbright to Romania
May 2, 2023

Dr. Elizabeth Bellows, professor of social studies education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, will spend nine months in Cluj-Napo...