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Appomattox County Public Schools names Jason Clark as Teacher of the Year

Appomattox County Public Schools names Jason Clark as Teacher of the Year
May 29, 2018

This afternoon a host of Appomattox County Public School staff members and school board members, as well as local media, walked into a computer class ...

Dr. Amanda Bridges was named as the new Assistant Principal at Conover School.

Alumna Dr. Amanda Bridges Named Assistant Principal at Conover School
May 29, 2018

Dr. Amanda Bridges was named as the new Assistant Principal at Conover School. Prior to her new appointment, Dr. Bridges has served for the past two y...

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...

Matuzny, Werts, Truett and Bonham at Spring 2018 Commencement

Congratulations to RCOE Spring 2018 Retiring Faculty
May 18, 2018

Congratulations to Reich College of Education (RCOE) faculty members who retired at the end of the 2018 spring semester:Dr. Barbara BonhamDr. Tom Gill...

Data and Assessment Specialist Jim Dees in Appalachian State University, right, shows visitors from Kurdistan, Iraq, a mobile app during a campus tour of Appalachian’s sustainability initiatives. Photo credit: Marie Freeman.

When Erbil Meets Boone: Appalachian State University Hosts Visitors From Kurdistan, Iraq
May 18, 2018

Over the last few decades, the United States’ relationship with Iraq has been tense, to say the least.But 6,000 miles away in Boone, N.C., bridges o...

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...

Building International Community through Online Technologies with Dr. Patrick O'Shea

Building International Community through Online Technologies with Dr. Patrick O'Shea
May 15, 2018

Barbara Howard, Terry McClannan and Patrick O'Shea presented a poster at the Technological Innovation in Digital Education (TIDE) symposium in Ma...

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...

Black Mountain College Professional Development Workshop is July 28-29

Black Mountain College Professional Development Workshop is July 28-29
May 15, 2018

In connection with the spring semester dedicated to the legacy of Black Mountain College, Appalachian State University invites you to apply to partici...

Denise Brewer Named Chair of the Department of Family and Child Studies

Denise Brewer Named Chair of the Department of Family and Child Studies
May 15, 2018

Dr. Denise Brewer has been named chair of the Department of Family and Child Studies (FCS) at Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Educat...