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Don Phipps accepting award

Don Phipps of Caldwell County is the 2023 Superintendent of the Year Nov 29, 2022

At a ceremony in Greensboro on Tuesday, Don Phipps, superintendent of Caldwell County Schools, was named the 2023 A. Craig P

Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership, School Administration, Alumni Update, 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
Principal of the Year logo

Wells Fargo North Carolina Regional Principals of the Year Named Feb 22, 2022

Congratulations to alumnae Dr. Heather Melton Freeman (Ed.D. '21 and M.A. in mathematics education '05) and Dr. Marsha S. Justice (M.S.A.... In the Media, Alumni Update, Mathematics Education, School Administration

Charles E. Gibson, III

Lees-McRae College hires Charles E. Gibson, III as inaugural chief diversity officer Feb 17, 2022

Congratulations to alum Charles E. Gibson, III on being named the Chief Diversity Officer at Lees-McRae College.

In the Media, Alumni Update, Higher Education
Alliance for Research on Regional Colleges - ARRC A Center at Appalachian State University

New group looks to redefine rural higher education policy Feb 1, 2022

The Alliance for Research on Regional Colleges (ARRC) is a cross-institutional research collaborative with Appalachian State University's... In the Media, Alliance for Research on Regional Colleges

Russell Vernon

Rockingham's Top Principal lifts failing schools, fights fires and more Jan 18, 2022

Congratulations to Master of School Administration alum Russell Vernon '06!

In the Media, Alumni Update, School Administration
Ashtyn Berry with fellow teachers

Who are North Carolina’s teachers of the year? Jan 18, 2022

Congratulations to alumni Ashley Bandy '15, Ashtyn Berry '13 '21, Meghan Dugan'16, Charlene Horton '19, Ryan Mitchell '11, and Kayleigh S... In the Media, Alumni Update, Teacher Education


Disabled students find unique opportunities at App State Jan 18, 2022

Nicholas Curry just wrapped up his first semester at Appalachian State University.

In the Media, Scholars with Diverse Abilities
 Macey Barnes

ADPi’s Macey Barnes crowned Top of the Rock Nov 23, 2021

Congratulations to elementary education major, Macey Barnes on being named Top of the Rock! 

In the Media, Elementary Education
LEFT: Allen Bryant; RIGHT: Anya Walsh

App State professor highlights importance of Native American history Nov 23, 2021

A professor is sharing positive stories about Native American history for students in Appalachia.

In the Media, Inclusive Excellence
Venera Perdebevna Arzimbetov, an English teacher of 17 years in the country of Uzbekistan, shared her culture with students at Hibriten High School on Friday.

Teacher exchange program enlightens students Nov 16, 2021

An “exchange teacher” program has brought teachers from all over the world to local schools, where they shared their culture with stud

In the Media, Public School Partnership
A teacher from Uzbekistan visits with Elkin elementary students.

Teachers from 15 countries visit Elkin schools Nov 16, 2021

Elkin City Schools recently hosted visiting teachers from countries around the world through a partnership with Appalachian State University.

In the Media, Public School Partnership