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Carole Wilson receives Appalachian Alumni Association’s Outstanding Service Award
Oct 15, 2018

“Making a difference is the only thing that matters,” said Carole Wilson ’75, Appalachian State University Board of Trustee member, on being rec...

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SoundAffect: Damon Williams on how to move the needle on campus diversity and inclusion
Oct 5, 2018

SoundAffect is a podcast series of conversations with smart people about stuff that affects our world, and how we affect it.Dr. Damon Williams, c...

An aerial view of Appalachian State University’s campus in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian named among nation’s top colleges and universities by 4 recognized national publications
Oct 5, 2018

The value of an Appalachian State University education, along with Appalachian’s academics, innovation, and benefits for student veterans, has consi...


Sarah Peatross was announced as the winner of the Brakefield Academic Award
Oct 4, 2018

Sarah Peatross was announced as the winner of the Brakefield Academic Award. The honor is given each semester to the student-athlete who graduated wit...

Dr. Nickolas Jordan, associate dean of student affairs and program services in Appalachian’s Reich College of Education and associate professor in the college’s Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling. He is the winner of the 2018 Award for Academic Freedom and Faculty Governance conferred by Appalachian’s AAUP chapter. Photo by Marie Freeman

Dr. Nickolas Jordan receives Academic Freedom and Faculty Governance Award from Appalachian’s AAUP chapter
Sep 28, 2018

Dr. Nickolas Jordan, associate dean of student affairs and program services in the Reich College of Education (RCOE) at Appalachian State Un...

“The It Factor: What Makes a Teacher Great” was published in spring 2018 by Brill | Sense, an imprint of Sense Publishers. Image submitted

Appalachian’s Holly Thornton authors ‘The It Factor: What Makes a Teacher Great’
Sep 28, 2018

Dr. Holly Thornton, professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Educ...


CTE — integrating teaching with real-world experience
Sep 25, 2018

A former technology education teacher in Guilford County Schools, Dr. Jerianne Taylor is a professor of career and technical education (CTE) ...

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Appalachian’s Chancellor Everts engages with students, shares books at Middle Fork Academy
Sep 21, 2018

Appalachian State University Chancellor Sheri Everts engaged with the university’s youngest students to date when she visited the Appalachian State ...

A view of Appalachian's campus from the university's wind turbine, which is located at 755 Bodenheimer Drive — the highest point on Appalachian's campus. Photo by Marie Freeman

Campus sustainability efforts at Appalachian are a ‘win-win-win,’ garner Appalachian top rankings from AASHE and SIERRA magazine
Sep 21, 2018

We like to say sustainability is in our DNA at Appalachian State University. And while that’s true, it is also a conscious effort driven by the univ...

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4 Fleming Scholars join Appalachian’s newest students
Sep 19, 2018

Four incoming students began first-year classes at Appalachian State University as 2018–19 Fleming Scholars. They are Bailey Gardin, of Gastonia; Hu...