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Adam Moore’18 History, social studies education, Department of History. Photo by Marie Freeman

College of Arts and Sciences names Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year for 2017-18
Jun 27, 2018

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences has named Adam Moore the Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year for the 2017-18 school ...

Graduate students Jessica Crandell ’16, left, and Danielle Joyce observe the horses at Lazy Acres Farm during the Equine Assisted Learning and Psychotherapy course. The seeing student practices describing the horses’ actions to the blindfolded student using plain language. Through this trust-building exercise, students learned how to describe behavior without interpretation. Photo by Rebekah Saylors

Equine assisted therapy course at Appalachian prepares future counselors through a ‘multisensory approach to learning’
Jun 27, 2018

For the second consecutive summer, graduate students in Appalachian State University’s helping professions programs learned therapeutic techniques b...

This photo displays the sign that greeted faculty, staff, students and visitors to Appalachian State University’s campus in 1968. The sign, which was erected in 1967, was located at the main entrance of campus, off Blowing Rock Road (U.S. 321).

Celebrating 50 years — Appalachian’s growth in university status and its Class of 1968
Jun 19, 2018

In 1968, Appalachian State University officially evolved from a teachers college into a multidisciplinary state university with three undergraduate co...

Appalachian State University announces 2018 Chancellor’s Scholars
Jun 13, 2018

Ten incoming first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded the prestigious Chancellor's Scholarship, which covers full institu...

Appalachian’s Reich College of Education names 2018 awards recipients
Jun 5, 2018

Six faculty and staff members of Appalachian State University's Reich College of Education (RCOE), along with the college's Lucy Brock Child Developme...

Appalachian State University announces 2018 Wilson Scholars
Jun 5, 2018

Six students have been named Wilson Scholars at Appalachian State University. The Wilson Scholars Program is the university's premier, merit-based sch...

Dr. Star Brown, far left, and Dr. John Robinson, far right, the joint recipients of the 2017-18 Alice Pheobe Naylor Outstanding Dissertation Award, pose with Dr. Alice Naylor, for whom the award is named. Photo by Chase Reynolds

10 years of Naylor Award winners recognized at Appalachian’s Doctoral Spring Symposium
May 29, 2018

Drs. Star Brown ’96 ’97 ’01 ’17 and John Robinson ’00 ’07 ’10 ’18 have been named the 2017-18 joint recipients of Appalachian State Un...

The inaugural Wilson Scholars, as new students, atop Table Rock in the Pisgah National Forest. The steep hike, according to Sarah Aldridge, second from left, became a metaphor for overcoming obstacles on the path to academic success. Photo submitted

Four years of transformative change
May 16, 2018

Appalachian State University chose its inaugural Wilson Scholars in 2014 for their extensive leadership and service experience in high schoo...

Nathan Weigl speaks at commencement for the Reich College of Education. Graduating with a dual Doctorate of Education/Master of Business Administration degree, he encouraged his fellow graduates, “Expect that you will find yourself in a position to make a lasting and meaningful difference in the lives of others.” Photo by Chase Reynolds

Over 3,500 students receive degrees at Appalachian during commencement ceremonies, May 11-12
May 15, 2018

Six commencement ceremonies were held at Appalachian State University over two days, Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12. Chancellor Sheri Everts beg...

Jenna D. Willis, a graduate student in Appalachian State University’s clinical mental health counseling program from Hatteras. Willis is the recipient of an NBCC Foundation grant to participate in the foundation’s Minority Fellowship Program. Photo submitted.

Appalachian’s Jenna Willis awarded NBCC Foundation fellowship
May 14, 2018

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Jenna D. Willis, of Hatteras, for the ...