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Geri Miller

Small celebrations: How one professor spreads peace during pandemic
Feb 18, 2021

Walking through the College Street parking deck, Dr. Geri Miller, an App State psychological counseling professor, wears a balloon around her waist. W...

Kaitlyn Helton

App State transfer student has a ‘Head Start’ on her career
Jan 28, 2021

Kaitlyn Helton is an instructional support associate in McDowell County’s Head Start program — and is pursuing her Bachelor of Science in chi...

Diversity Scholars

App State welcomes 10 aspiring leaders into 2020–21 Diversity Scholars Program
Jan 7, 2021

Congratulations to teacher education majors Harmony Brown and Jordan Henes.Ten first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded D...

Fleming Scholars

4 diversity advocates named 2020–21 App State Fleming Scholars
Jan 7, 2021

Four first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded full tuition for up to eight semesters through the Dr. Willie C. Fleming Sc...

Chancellor Scholar Recipients

App State announces 2020–21 class of Chancellor’s Scholars
Jan 7, 2021

Congratulations to teacher education majors Owen Brady, Kasey Clift, and Nadine Jallal.The Chancellor's Scholarship - a four-year program of rigorous ...

Overhead view of Founders Plaza on App State's campus

App State’s premier signature scholarships — a lifetime of value
Jan 7, 2021

For the 2020–21 academic year, approximately 2,000 prospective Appalachian State University students applied for signature scholarships, which ...

Dr. Chrystal Dean ’93 ’96, professor of mathematics education at Appalachian State University; Dean’s former graduate assistant, Morgan Payne ’19 ’20, a recipient of the Dean Family First Generation Teacher Education Scholarship established by Dean and her late husband; and Dean’s mother-in-law, Ruth Ann Dean

Paying it forward: App State professor creates scholarship for STEM-focused first-generation students
Jan 7, 2021

First-generation college students in Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education (RCOE) are benefiting from the pay-it-forwa...


App State joins national alliance to develop more diverse, inclusive STEM faculty
Dec 16, 2020

Appalachian State University is one of 19 universities joining a three-year effort — known as Aspire: The National Alliance for Inclusive &...

Scenes from Commencement

A December to remember for App State’s more than 1,700 graduates
Dec 15, 2020

Approximately 4,000 Appalachian Community members gathered virtually during Appalachian State University’s Fall 2020 Commencement to celebrate App S...

Commencement Banners

More than 1,700 Mountaineer graduates to be recognized during App State’s virtual Fall Commencement
Dec 9, 2020

As 2020 comes to a close — a year marked by the global pandemic — Mountaineers near and far will celebrate more than 1,700 Class of 2020 graduates...