In the Media

Former English teacher Kerri Huffman finds ‘simple joy’ in writing her first novel Jan 25, 2023

During her 36-year career as an English teacher at North Stanly High School, Kerri Huffman enjoyed the chance to unleash her creative side through the written word.

In the Media, Alumni Update, English Education

Davidson County teacher publishes first book Jan 25, 2023

Growing up, Sydney Sanders could get lost in book series, plowing though "The Hunger Games" saga and Percy Jackson books.

In the Media, Alumni Update, Elementary Education

Avery County Native Liz Silvers Promoted to Vice- President at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Jan 18, 2023

Liz Silvers, a veteran educator who was raised in the Powdermill Community of Avery County, has been promoted to Vice-President for Instruction at Caldwell Community College and Technical... Alumni Update, Higher Education, In the Media

Perspective | North Carolina schools are anything but ‘low-performing’ Jan 18, 2023

Over the past three months, our team from the Empowering Teacher Learning (ETL) project at Appalachian State University has been traversing... College Access Partnerships, In the Media

Spooky duke

Witches, runners compete in annual 5K Nov 9, 2022

Rain did not stop the 12th year of the Spooky Duke Race and it’s 318 participants from helping raise money for the Parent to Parent network.

In the Media, Parent to Parent Family Support Network
Best Buddies Talent Show

Best Buddies organization hosts talent show Nov 9, 2022

The Scholars with Diverse Abilities Appalachian Best Buddies organization hosted a talent show for its members Nov. 2.

In the Media, Scholars with Diverse Abilities
Top 10 Under 40

Top 10 Under 40: Educators, accountants among those who made prestigious Hickory Young Professionals list Nov 9, 2022

Sabrina Cook, an Appalachian State University alumni, and JuanEs Ramirez, prior Educational Outreach Program Manager at  Appal

In the Media
Public School Forum

Public School Forum of North Carolina Announces Inaugural North Carolina Educator Pipeline Collaborative Cohort Oct 17, 2022

The Public School Forum of North Carolina is working to ensure that all North Carolina students have access to a diverse, highly effective... In the Media, Teacher Education

Emily Barlas

Wilmington's 40 Under 40 Class of 2022: Emily Barlas Oct 4, 2022

Emily Barlas, a graduate from Appalachian State Univeristy's Clinical Mental Health graduate program, is a part of the 2022 40 under 40. 

Clinical Mental Health Counseling, In the Media, Alumni Update
Tracey Widmann

East McDowell Middle School’s Tracey Widmann named McDowell County Principal of the Year Oct 3, 2022

Tracey Widmann, principal of East McDowell Middle School has been named the 2023 McDowell County Schools Principal of the Year, administrators... In the Media, School Administration, Alumni Update

AEA students

AEA Ignites Appalachia’s Next Generation of Entrepreneurs Jul 29, 2022

EntreEd partnered with Appalachian State University and STEM West to facilitate the Appalachian Regional Commission's (ARC) Appalachian... In the Media, Mathematics and Science Education Center