At Appalachian

2 App State faculty recognized for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity
Oct 31, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. David Koppenhaver, professor in the Department of Reading Education and Special Education, on receiving the Chancello...

Ryan Huff with family

Ryan Huff Receives Wilks Postgraduate Scholarship
Aug 3, 2022

App State graduate Ryan Huff, who played for the Mountaineers' football team from 2017-21 and is currently a master's student in the Reich Colleg...

Chancellor Innovation Scholars 22

5 faculty teams awarded 2022 Chancellor’s Innovation grants for projects at App State
Jul 26, 2022

Congratulations to the RCOE faculty Dr. Kelly Clark, Dr. Chrystal Dean, and Dr. David Peyton, and congratulations to doctoral alumna, Dr. María C. G....

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...